Monday
October 20, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 10/14/2014
    A $150,000 home with no landscaping could fetch an additional $8,300 to $19,000 by adding a landscape with color and large plants, according to research from Virginia Tech.
  • 10/14/2014
    Hoarding can often be brought to a crisis point when a home owner has to move. 
  • 10/14/2014
    Thousands of Americans who lost their homes to foreclosure years ago are being chased down by debt collectors, who say the former home owners still owe the remainder of their loans.
  • 10/14/2014
    Tablets make it easy for agents to show property details during an open house and handle various other tasks. Find out everything you can do.
  • 10/13/2014
    Mortgage rates have hovered nearly yearly lows for weeks, but the cheap rates are not spurring more home buying.
  • 10/13/2014
    Half of all American adults now live in one-person households. What does this mean for the future of housing? 
  • 10/13/2014
    Wells Fargo Home Mortgage will pay $5 million to settle allegations that they discriminated against potential borrowers who were pregnant or on maternity leave.
  • 10/13/2014
    This 4,820-square-foot house may look like a steal for a $1. However, buyers will want to read the fine print: It doesn’t come with any land.
  • 10/13/2014
    A 23-year-old Laguna Nigel, Calif., man has been arrested in connection with an assault of a real estate agent, who was reportedly placed in a chokehold and knocked unconscious as she tried to secure a lockbox to a home she was selling.
  • 10/13/2014
    Does your community have a lifeless block of vacant storefronts holding it back? Better Block might be able to help.