Saturday
October 25, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 05/02/2013
    With the housing rebound in full swing, “pocket listings” are growing in many parts of the country, but this development has raised questions over its ethics among some in the industry. 
  • 05/02/2013
    Home prices are rising at the fastest rate in years, with some areas even seeing double-digit increases in values. Housing experts say it comes down to a supply issue.
  • 05/02/2013
    Mortgage applications climbed 2 percent last week as several key interest rates dropped, the Mortgage Bankers Association reports. 
  • 05/02/2013
    Blackstone Group, the nation’s largest private real estate owner, has bought up 24,000 homes across the country in just one year. And the company has recently turned its attention to the Sunshine State.
  • 05/02/2013
    Nearly 40 percent of smart phone users don’t take basic security measures such as installing a password on their phone, according to a large-scale Consumer Reports study.
  • 05/02/2013
    The vacation housing market is looking bright these days in part because of favorable economic conditions, but second-home sellers attribute the increase to strategic marketing as well.
  • 05/01/2013
    The three cities that are posting some of the strongest price growth year-over-year are also seeing fastest job growth. 
  • 05/01/2013
    The attorneys for a Mississippi man who was at one point charged with sending letters laced with ricin to the president and other government leaders is pushing federal authorities to repair or replace the man’s home, which was left unlivable after investigators’ extensive search of it.
  • 05/01/2013
    Completed foreclosures rose in March, but the big drop in the number of distressed properties entering the pipeline remains encouraging, analysts say. 
  • 05/01/2013
    Housing analysts blame the drop on tight credit conditions, constrained inventories of for-sale homes, and the rising number of single-family rental homes.