Thursday
September 29, 2016

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 09/23/2016
    Don’t underestimate the millennial factor. The generation is fueling many of the hottest housing markets of the year.
  • 09/23/2016
    The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.48 percent this week. 
  • 09/23/2016
    The company says at least half a billion e-mail accounts have been hacked. If you have a Yahoo account, the company is urging you to do this right away. 
  • 09/23/2016
    In some cases, real estate professionals are stepping in to help reconnect families to the home they grew up in.
  • 09/23/2016
    With fall officially here, it's a good time to remind your clients to take up these timely home maintenance projects.
  • 09/22/2016
    Households in the South are seeing some of the strongest income gains.
  • 09/22/2016
    The outside of the home is a big part of buyers’ first impression, sometimes the only part. Here are some easy ways to spruce up the outside. 
  • 09/22/2016
    Every year, paint company Sherwin-Williams puts together a series of palettes to predict the hues and combinations that will influence interiors in the coming year. They look not only at paint swatches but also at the cultural forces behind a color’s popularity. Here we examine their 2017 Color Mix and the types of finishes and patterns that will help you and your clients blend it all together into a coherent style.
  • 09/22/2016
    “Hopes of a meaningful sales breakthrough as a result of this summer’s historically low mortgage rates failed to materialize because supply and affordability restrictions continue to keep too many would-be buyers on the sidelines,” says NAR’s chief economist. 
  • 09/22/2016
    Here are three themes that are guiding brokers and owners’ goals when it comes to recruitment.