Sunday
January 22, 2017

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 03/04/2016
    Kitchen redos can be pricey. That means home owners on a budget must be choosy when trying to decide what kitchen projects to tackle first.
  • 03/03/2016
    A new bill hopes to provide some relief to renters who are faced with skyrocketing rental costs – by giving them a tax break. 
  • 03/03/2016
    A new tool from AARP's Public Policy Institute wants to help communities evolve to meet people's needs as they age.
  • 03/03/2016
    Real estate professionals say several lenders and title companies are refusing to provide copies of final closing documents to them. “We’ve had some situations where this caused the termination” of the entire transaction, one agent says. 
  • 03/03/2016
    A growing number of single-family homes and condo sales are from flipped properties, and in some areas, home flipping is even above former 2005 peak levels, a new study shows. 
  • 03/03/2016
    Help your clients be on the lookout for how lenders may sometimes lie to borrowers. 
  • 03/03/2016
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced that it is launching a new application process that could add more “rural” areas under its federal consumer financial law for mortgage lending.
  • 03/02/2016
    Mortgage applications are down again. However, this may be because the number of home owners who haven't already refinanced is dwindling, rather than being due to a lack of interest in new home loans.
  • 03/02/2016
    Under a new merger, American Homes 4 Rent says it will be the largest publicly traded owner and operator of single-family rental homes in the country.
  • 03/02/2016
    This growing group makes up the second largest segment of home buyers this year.