Sunday
March 26, 2017

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 03/21/2017
    You may want to change your perspective about the recent increase in mortgage rates. Housing analyst Rick Sharga shares why.
  • 03/21/2017
    If your listing has two master bedrooms, you very well may be able to command a premium.  
  • 03/21/2017
    “One of the largest barriers to the building and selling of high energy performance homes is that the value of energy upgrades is too often not reflected in the real estate appraisal of a home,” says a RESNET spokesman. 
  • 03/21/2017
    Find out how far your listing is to a gym. There may be a benefit to calling it out. 
  • 03/20/2017
    An improving job market, growing consumer confidence, and the threat of rising mortgage rates have Americans flocking to the housing market this spring. But competition is getting heated. 
  • 03/20/2017
    Scammers are now using utility bills to dupe customers. 
  • 03/20/2017
    Some couples are finding it can be a struggle to achieve both getting married and buying a home at the same time. A down payment wedding registry may help. 
  • 03/20/2017
    “We're seeing the time to close all loans decrease and FICO scores decline, trends that we will continue to watch in the coming months,” according to Ellie Mae’s latest Origination Insight Report.
  • 03/20/2017
    The downtown turnaround is hitting across the U.S., as more jobs return to urban areas and property values are soaring. Find out the downtown areas seeing some of the most growth lately. 
  • 03/20/2017
    If you find yourself fielding questions on home security, you may want to bookmark this guide. Review.com pitted 38 security companies against one another to reveal the top ranked in various categories.