Wednesday
August 27, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 10/08/2013
    With the government shutdown now in its second week, Freddie Mac has issued intermediate guidelines to lending institutions for approving home loans and modifications to keep the housing market from grinding to a halt.
  • 10/08/2013
    A new index reveals how many housing markets across the country have returned to or exceeded their pre-recession levels.
  • 10/08/2013
    Though Americans were upbeat about the direction of the housing recovery in recent months, their attitudes are taking a turn for the worse because of the shutdown, Fannie Mae says.
  • 10/08/2013
    “A surge in completed foreclosures and a rise in the foreclosure inventory is unlikely given continued house-price improvements and shortages of supply in many markets,” says CoreLogic’s chief economist.
  • 10/08/2013
    Several housing experts say they disagree with economist Robert Shiller’s recent comments that the housing market is starting to look "a little bubbly."
  • 10/07/2013
    “The cards are in play for a decent and fairly strong recovery in 2014 and particularly in 2015,” according to economists at a recent webinar highlighting the state of the housing recovery.
  • 10/07/2013
    Iowa’s largest real estate agency filed a lawsuit accusing a competitor of trying to damage its reputation.
  • 10/07/2013
    Empty strip malls continue to plague U.S. shopping centers, as the sector struggles with oversupply from last decade’s housing boom, according to a new report. 
  • 10/07/2013
    Once buyers move in to their new home, they should be prepared to conduct routine testing and repairs to ensure they preserve that new-home appeal for a few years.
  • 10/07/2013
    Facebook got a little pushback after it announced plans to build a $120 million, 394-unit housing community within walking distance of its offices in Menlo Park, Calif.