Tuesday
March 31, 2015

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 03/25/2015
    Consumers sound off on the top qualities they want in their real estate agent.
  • 03/25/2015
    Closing costs are often 2 to 5 percent of the total purchase price of a home, and those extra costs are coming as a surprise to many young adult buyers, finds a new survey.
  • 03/25/2015
    Mortgage application volume soared 9.5 percent last week as mortgage rates took a dip to the lowest levels since February.
  • 03/24/2015
    Home prices are 7.5 percent higher than a year ago – good news for home owners, but not so much for buyers. Find out what's behind the rise. 
  • 03/24/2015
    Average purchase loan amounts are exceeding levels reached prior to the recession, at a time when home prices had been surging to unsustainable heights.
  • 03/24/2015
    Newly released U.S. Census data highlights what segments of the population most say they want to move to a new residence. 
  • 03/24/2015
    "We continue to expect the economy to drag housing upward as we move into the second quarter," says Fannie Mae’s chief economist.
  • 03/24/2015
    Home improvement spending is on track to exceed record highs this year, but how households are planning to fund all of those projects is showing signs of changing. 
  • 03/24/2015
    The spring home-buying season is looking to be more competitive than ever. Here are some tips for your clients on how to approach the competitive housing market.  
  • 03/23/2015
    The arrival of the Internet changed the way we do business. But, tech watchers warn of another, equally disruptive technological change that has already begun.