Tuesday
September 2, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 01/04/2013
    Fears over the expiration of a tax break for mortgage debt sent home owners scrambling to complete short sales by the end of the year. But a one-year extension came just in time for them. 
  • 01/04/2013
    In the most expensive housing markets, prices are being pushed up due to high consumer demand, low supply, and a lack of open space for new construction, according to a new study.
  • 01/04/2013
    Home buyer affordability is staying high due to ultra low rates, Freddie Mac reports. 
  • 01/04/2013
    "There are smarter phones, so why not smarter homes?" says one home tech expert.
  • 01/04/2013
     The real estate industry is remembering Howard Brinton, the creator of the real estate sales training program Star Power Systems, following his death on Dec. 26.
  • 01/04/2013
    Mortgage interest rates are expected to rise this year, which will likely curb refinancings and affect move-up home buyers.
  • 01/03/2013
    During the housing crisis, Generation X made up the largest percentage of households in foreclosure, according to new research.
  • 01/03/2013
    Many experts once warned that the looming “shadow inventory” posed a big problem for the housing market’s recovery, but that threat appears to be receding, according to a new report. 
  • 01/03/2013
    About a quarter of first-time home buyers use gifts from relatives to fund a down payment for a home purchase. Be sure your buyers follow these five tips to avoid any financing problems caused by these gifts. 
  • 01/03/2013
    "We're definitely seeing a renewed sense of optimism," says a PulteGroup spokeswoman about results of a new poll of renters.