Monday
December 22, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 12/17/2014
    Construction in the new-home market fell last month, but analysts describe it more as a temporary blip after several months of increases rather than a derailment of the recovery. 
  • 12/17/2014
    Even though print marketing isn’t returning the same sales lead success as online promotions, real estate pros say they’re not giving up on print yet.
  • 12/17/2014
    The season's slow momentum is hard to fight: Even as mortgage rates fell to their lowest level since May 2013, applications dropped 3.3 percent.
  • 12/17/2014
    With the private sector increasing its involvement, GSEs Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae are likely to guarantee fewer and fewer loans over the next decade, according to a new report.
  • 12/16/2014
    The majority of Americans say they are living in less-than-ideal housing and neighborhoods, according to a new report identifying the top unmet needs in housing.
  • 12/16/2014
    The net worth of American families has plunged 40 percent since 2007, right before the financial crisis struck, according to the Pew Research Center.
  • 12/16/2014
    In these 10 cities, renters can expect to face some of the steepest rental costs in the country.
  • 12/16/2014
    Mortgage availability rose last month, showing signs that the credit box is gradually opening for borrowers — but not all banks are opening the credit box further.
  • 12/16/2014
    "Home builders are smiling like it is the 2005 boom. They are building like it is the 2008 bust," reports The Wall Street Journal.
  • 12/16/2014
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