Monday
January 26, 2015

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 03/06/2014
    The blogosphere was alive with chatter Wednesday after the announcement of realtor.com® President Errol Samuelson's resignation. The general impression is that it could work in realtor.com®'s favor.
  • 03/05/2014
    Grammatical and spelling offenses in online listings — writing in all caps and overusing exclamation points, for instance — prompts most house hunters to pass on the home, a Redfin study finds.
  • 03/05/2014
    NAR applauds the House’s move, saying the measure — which now goes to the Senate — will help protect home owners from the “drastic premium increases” that took effect on Oct. 1.
  • 03/05/2014
    Though the frigid weather has cooled home sales in most of the nation this winter, the national median price for homes valued at more than $500,000 has been on the rise.
  • 03/05/2014
    Public Wi-Fi can be a hotspot for hackers to prey on your private information, including client data. So before you take advantage of free Wi-Fi at businesses, take these three precautions.
  • 03/05/2014
    Nerds, rejoice! The glasses-wearing, book-carrying library cardholder may get laughed at in popular culture for embodying the virtues of geekdom — but in these 10 cities, he's the cream of the crop.
  • 03/05/2014
    Due to the growing volumes of price and listing data collected by websites and real estate professionals, economists hope to generate real-time indices for home prices.
  • 03/04/2014
    About 40,000 home sales across the country have already been disrupted because of increases in flood insurance premiums, NAR reports.
  • 03/04/2014
    Completed foreclosures ticked up 11.8 percent in January compared to December 2013, according to CoreLogic. Still, that's 19 percent below year-ago levels.
  • 03/04/2014
    Illinois' new conceal carry law, allowing people to carry concealed guns in public, is prompting some real estate professionals in the state to have some unusual conversations with their home sellers.