Wednesday
June 29, 2016

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 08/10/2015
    The 3.8 million vacant homes are nearly twice as many as the total listings that are currently for-sale on the nation's MLSs. 
  • 08/10/2015
    Economists believe the latest stumble in consumer attitudes toward home buying and selling may be temporary.  
  • 08/10/2015
    Greater competition among lenders is helping mortgage costs to fall, proving it can be smart for buyers to shop around. Here's where mortgage costs are the least expensive. 
  • 08/10/2015
    Limited credit availability is at least partly to blame for the tight supply that's leading to higher prices and higher rents, notes realtor.com®'s chief economist. 
  • 08/10/2015
    As home prices rise, more home owners are seeing gains in equity. Find out where. 
  • 08/10/2015
    Builders are predicting a pick up in new-home sales in the coming months, but expect there will be some "bumps along the road."
  • 08/07/2015
    Ninety-five percent of real estate firms are confident that their net income will increase or stay the same in the next year, according to NAR's Profile of Real Estate Firms. 
  • 08/07/2015
    For the third consecutive week, averaged fixed mortgage rates edged down, but the drop will likely be temporary. 
  • 08/07/2015
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is urging the mortgage industry to move to electronic closings following its recent pilot program showed consumers favor it over in-person mortgage closings. 
  • 08/07/2015
    Seventy-five metro areas out of 360 examined nationwide have returned to or exceeded their last normal levels of economic and housing activity during the second quarter, according to a new index.