Saturday
November 1, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 10/28/2014
    The double-digit gains in home values last year have mostly faded, but that doesn't mean they're not still rising. Fifty-nine percent of U.S. metros posted single-digit annual home-price appreciation in September.
  • 10/28/2014
    Ocwen Financial, one of the nation's largest mortgage servicers, has apologized to home owners after the company was accused of backdating letters to borrowers about loan modifications and foreclosures.
  • 10/28/2014
    With home-price growth slowing, more sellers are getting the message that the market is no longer tilting in their favor. Now they're planning to hold off on listing their homes.
  • 10/28/2014
    Top Agent Network, a real estate business networking site, filed a lawsuit Monday alleging that Zillow stole its trade secrets and made a copycat version of its "coming soon" feature for listings.
  • 10/27/2014
    Marriage and real estate often go hand-in-hand, but a drastic decrease in the number of marriages among young adults could reshape the real estate landscape.
  • 10/27/2014
    For the third consecutive month, sales of newly built single-family homes edged up, but economists warn that the recovery remains fragile. 
  • 10/27/2014
    Detroit has launched a foreclosure spree in attempts to unload its blight, and one bidder has stepped up to buy thousands of the city’s most dilapidated homes. 
  • 10/27/2014
    Big banks and mortgage companies are stepping up efforts to help returning vets obtain affordable housing, either through VA loans or even mortgage-free donations.
  • 10/27/2014
    This real estate office is on a winning streak: In the last 18 months, three separate agents at the Coldwell Banker-Premier Group in St. Louis, Mo. have won the lottery.
  • 10/27/2014
    Got quirky buyers looking for a unique home? Here's a fun investment idea to share this Halloween.