Monday
July 28, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 12/28/2012
    The reduction on 30-year mortgage rates this year translates into an interest payment savings of nearly $98,600 over the life of a $200,000 loan, Freddie Mac reports. 
  • 12/28/2012
    From infinity pools to a wet room, what amenities are adding high-end touches to homes today? 
  • 12/28/2012
    A valuation company boasting a field network of 30,000 brokers, appraisers, and vendors in every major market in the U.S. announced that it has shut down operations. 
  • 12/28/2012
    Pending home sales increased in November, reaching the highest level in two-and-a-half years, according to NAR.
  • 12/27/2012
    What are some of the top forecasts for the housing market in 2013? The Wall Street Journal offers some predictions. 
  • 12/27/2012
    Homeowners associations in some areas are turning the tables and foreclosing on the banks, CNNMoney reports.
  • 12/27/2012
    “Buyers shouldn’t expect that getting a loan will get easier anytime soon, even though rates probably can’t get much more attractive,” The Wall Street Journal reports.
  • 12/27/2012
    Tight inventories of for-sale homes are forcing buyers in some markets to get competitive. 
  • 12/27/2012
    NAR is working on developing a national index to measure the number of visits to houses for sale from prospective buyers. 
  • 12/27/2012
    U.S. home prices in October were up 4.3 percent from a year ago, according to the Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller index.