Friday
December 19, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 05/06/2013
    Real estate agents and brokers can now be fined for showing homes that are not up to code. "We have to hold them accountable too," says the New York City building commissioner.
  • 05/06/2013
    McGraw Hill Construction says 20 percent of homes built last year were green, and that figure is slated to rise to between 29 percent and 38 percent by 2016.
  • 05/03/2013
    Find out where many homes are selling in seven days or less. 
  • 05/03/2013
    Scammers are hijacking the identity of real estate agents to dupe would-be clients in a sophisticated listing scam. 
  • 05/03/2013
    Fixed-rate mortgages pushed lower for the fifth-consecutive week, helping to drive the housing recovery further, Freddie Mac reports.
  • 05/03/2013
    More investors are rehabilitating homes and looking to sell them for profit. They can expect some of the biggest returns in these metro areas. 
  • 05/03/2013
    Move Inc., the operators of realtor.com, announced that it has acquired Doorsteps, a Web site aimed at better connecting buyers, agents, lenders, and service providers for a transaction. 
  • 05/03/2013
    New research shows that home buyers are willing to pay a premium to live near open, undeveloped tracts.
  • 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.