Tuesday
June 27, 2017

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 05/31/2017
    The lack of housing inventory nationwide is limiting home sales and dampening mortgage applications during the height of the spring buying season, the Mortgage Bankers Association reports. 
  • 05/31/2017
    Do you have clients who dream of owning an oceanside getaway? If they’re in search of a bargain, here are some of the least expensive hideaways to consider.
  • 05/31/2017
    Home buyers are facing persistently low inventory levels and price appreciation that’s rising much faster than incomes. Read more from NAR's latest housing report on how that is taking a toll on contract signings. 
  • 05/31/2017
    The Federal Reserve says quarterly increases in interest rates are likely in the future—a fundamental shift in its policy over the last few years.
  • 05/30/2017
    More than two-thirds of millennial prospective buyers say they don’t even have $1,000 in down-payment savings, but that doesn’t mean they don’t want to buy.
  • 05/30/2017
    The Council of Residential Specialists is adding an “education maintenance requirement” that all of its members will be required to meet starting in 2018.
  • 05/30/2017
    A growing number of startups are helping buyers with a down payment in exchange for a percentage of their home’s future equity.
  • 05/30/2017
    If you're not careful about how you respond to clients in email messages, you could risk losing contracts, damaging your reputation, and even being sued for breach of confidentiality.
  • 05/30/2017
    As people’s commutes become easier with the growth of autonomous vehicles, neighborhoods further from the city center may become more attractive to them.
  • 05/30/2017
    Come up with a punch line for our exclusive back-page cartoon and you could see your name—and witty quip—in print!