Sunday
May 1, 2016

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 08/27/2014
    At an event with NAR, HUD Secretary Julian Castro said that there’s a growing need for agencies that offer housing counseling to help people understand what responsible home ownership involves.
  • 08/26/2014
    Sales of newly built single-family homes dipped 2.4 percent in July, catching many housing analysts off guard.
  • 08/26/2014
    About 800,000 families across the country could benefit from the Home Affordable Refinance program, but fear is keeping them away, says FHFA Director Mel Watt.
  • 08/26/2014
    The more social connections you have in your neighborhood, the less likely you are to die from a heart attack, a new study suggests.
  • 08/26/2014
    In the past month, hundreds of thousands of Android users have received messages that claim to be from the FBI or a cyber security firm, locking users out of their phones unless they pay a ransom.
  • 08/26/2014
    Tight for-sale inventories and difficulties obtaining mortgages are making real estate agents more skeptical that the market is going to remain strong.
  • 08/26/2014
    What would you do if you were showing a home to a couple and they asked if they could take their clothes off to get more comfortable? This agent tells them, "Sure!"
  • 08/25/2014
    Fixed-rate mortgages sank to the lowest average of the year last week. Why aren’t more home buyers taking advantage of the cheaper borrowing costs? 
  • 08/25/2014
    Find out which markets offer the biggest bang for the housing buck.
  • 08/25/2014
    Those who lost a home to a foreclosure or short sale between 2007 and 2013 are projected to make about 10 percent of all U.S. home purchases this year, and that percentage is expected to grow even larger next year.