Monday
December 22, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 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
    Look at your brand, brokerage, and goals to determine whether a team model is right for you.
  • 12/15/2014
    Why sellers shouldn’t hibernate in the winter: A new study finds that colder months often offer the best chances to sell in the quickest amount of time and for the most money. 
  • 12/15/2014
    A move to highlight a home’s accessibility features—everything from extra-wide doorways that can accommodate wheelchairs to first-floor master bedrooms—is gaining steam in the industry.
  • 12/15/2014
    Some builders are wondering if last year's hikes ended up shutting too many out of the market. 
  • 12/15/2014
    About a quarter of home owners express some level of concern about their house negatively impacting the health of their family, a new survey finds.
  • 12/15/2014
    The Federal Housing Finance Agency is reinstating the program that allocates millions of dollars a year to spur development in affordable housing.
  • 12/15/2014
    The New York Times editorial board said the idea that borrowers brought foreclosure on themselves ignores evidence to the contrary. They also slammed those who caution that new federal programs to make home ownership more accessible to cash-strapped borrowers could cause another financial crisis.