Tuesday
September 2, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 08/26/2014
    The more social connections you have in your neighborhood, the less likely you are to die from a heart attack, a new study suggests.
  • 08/26/2014
    In the past month, hundreds of thousands of Android users have received messages that claim to be from the FBI or a cyber security firm, locking users out of their phones unless they pay a ransom.
  • 08/26/2014
    Tight for-sale inventories and difficulties obtaining mortgages are making real estate agents more skeptical that the market is going to remain strong.
  • 08/26/2014
    What would you do if you were showing a home to a couple and they asked if they could take their clothes off to get more comfortable? This agent tells them, "Sure!"
  • 08/25/2014
    Fixed-rate mortgages sank to the lowest average of the year last week. Why aren’t more home buyers taking advantage of the cheaper borrowing costs? 
  • 08/25/2014
    Find out which markets offer the biggest bang for the housing buck.
  • 08/25/2014
    Those who lost a home to a foreclosure or short sale between 2007 and 2013 are projected to make about 10 percent of all U.S. home purchases this year, and that percentage is expected to grow even larger next year. 
  • 08/25/2014
    Construction of single-family homes that are built-to-rent is making up a smaller share of new-home construction, as rental demand weakens. But some say this market is here to stay.
  • 08/25/2014
    A new study shows that multitasking with electronic media can lower your IQ more than smoking marijuana or missing one night’s sleep. 
  • 08/25/2014
    Both closing times and credit requirements are dropping, according to the latest report from Ellie Mae.