Friday
August 26, 2016

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 02/06/2015
    More state REALTOR® associations are warning their members about a flood of suspicious phone calls that real estate agents are receiving from a man posing as a prospective buyer who then takes the conversation too personal.
  • 02/06/2015
    Average fixed-rate mortgages once again fell back to near 20-month lows, with 30-year fixed rate mortgages well-under 4 percent and 15-year rates below 3 percent.
  • 02/06/2015
    News Corp’s digital real estate service segments, which now includes realtor.com®, “certainly exceeded our expectations in traffic growth in recent weeks,” Chief Executive Robert Thomson said in an earnings conference call Thursday. 
  • 02/06/2015
    The mortgage financing giant will be selling its iconic national headquarters in Washington, D.C., and redevelop property belonging to The Washington Post into its new home base. 
  • 02/06/2015
    Earlier this week, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its list of the Top 10 States for LEED, the world’s most recognized green building rating system.
  • 02/06/2015
    In making rent or paying a mortgage, 52 percent of Americans say they’ve had to make at least one major sacrifice in order to make their payments, new research finds. 
  • 02/05/2015
    Be prepared for some big changes to mortgage forms that take effect Aug. 1, which could make any changes that occur three days prior to closing much more challenging to complete without risking a delay.
  • 02/05/2015
    A new study shows why you may want to investigate down payment programs available to help your buyers better position themselves for a home purchase. Many more buyers qualify than they think. 
  • 02/05/2015
    A recent stalling of home prices in the luxury market may set off a wave that gets move-up and first-time buyers finally moving. 
  • 02/05/2015
    The drop in FHA’s insurance premiums is bringing more people back to the mortgage table to refinance or buy a home.