Thursday
July 24, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 06/10/2014
    "Consumers' lukewarm income expectations and reticence about the economy seem to be holding back housing demand," says Doug Duncan, chief economist at Fannie Mae.
  • 06/10/2014
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau reportedly is taking an aggressive stance in pursuing mortgage, title, and real estate companies who are found violating laws on mortgage referrals.
  • 06/10/2014
    More than one-third of the nation's housing markets are operating at a level of at least 90 percent of their previous norms, according to a major housing index.
  • 06/10/2014
    More Wall Street executives reportedly are leveraging their banking, investment, and trust law expertise to try their hand at a career selling luxury real estate.
  • 06/10/2014
    AARP compiles a list of the best places where you can retire comfortably and affordably, when factoring in housing and tax costs.
  • 06/10/2014
    Thirty-two states and the District of Columbia are at risk of long-term home affordability problems and housing shortages if lackluster levels of new-home construction don't catch up to the strong pace of job growth, according to new research by the National Association of REALTORS®.
  • 06/09/2014
    More home owners are regaining equity across the nation, particularly in these states. 
  • 06/09/2014
    In January, FHFA director Mel Watt put a halt to a proposed 10-basis point hike in G-fees amid concerns that higher fees could be passed down to buyers. He’s now asking for public feedback.
  • 06/09/2014
    In honor of Pride Month, Nerdwallet released a list of the top communities recognized for tolerance and acceptance of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities.
  • 06/09/2014
    Fewer Americans are on the move, with new Census data showing that only 11.7 percent of Americans moved between 2012 and 2013.