Thursday
April 27, 2017

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 09/23/2015
    Rental costs are escalating and it's unlikely to ease, even in the next decade, according to a new report from Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies. 
  • 09/23/2015
    The surge in loan applications follows on the heels of the Federal Reserve's decision not to raise interest rates, which helped push mortgage rates down and entice more borrowers.
  • 09/23/2015
    Hispanic women are playing a larger role in the housing market and increasingly becoming a driving force behind the home buying transaction process, according to a new survey. 
  • 09/23/2015
    Young adults – ages 20 to 34 – drove the strong rebound in multifamily construction from 2007 to 2013, but now baby boomers are taking the reins.
  • 09/23/2015
    The most popular style of housing in America is the detached, single-family home, but what is the most common style in your area?
  • 09/22/2015
    Despite the drop in sales, NAR's latest housing report also shows that price appreciation in the last two months has started to moderate from the unhealthier rate of growth seen earlier this year.
  • 09/22/2015
    "FHA requirements are down to a 520 FICO [credit score] and you only have to put 3.5 percent down; that's subprime lending, and we're not in the subprime lending business," Chase Mortgage's CEO told CNBC.
  • 09/22/2015
    A new study evaluates how much house a typical family in each of the nation's top 100 metro areas can comfortably afford. 
  • 09/22/2015
    The single-family rental home business had long been dominated by mom-and-pop operators, but big investors have moved in. 
  • 09/22/2015
    Long & Foster Real Estate has signed a partnership with China's largest international real estate portal, Juwai.com, in the hopes of luring more home buyers from China to the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions of the U.S.