Sunday
February 19, 2017

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 05/28/2015
    Finding suitable lots remains a top concern among homebuilders, and the problem could translate into higher prices for new-home buyers. 
  • 05/28/2015
    Purchasing a home right now could help potential buyers save more than $200,000 over the next 30 years, according to the inaugural Opportunity Cost Report released today by realtor.com®.  
  • 05/27/2015
    “The commercial real estate sector is on the path to recovery, but subpar economic growth … and the industry trend toward squeezing more employees into existing spaces will keep demand from meaningful acceleration,” according to NAR’s latest forecast. 
  • 05/27/2015
    About 300 lawmakers have waged a bipartisan effort urging the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to offer a “grace period” for lenders to comply with a new mortgage disclosure rule.
  • 05/27/2015
    The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rose above 4 percent last week, prompting home owners to stall in refinancing their loans.
  • 05/27/2015
    LinkedIn has long been thought of the most popular social media site of salespeople, but a new leader has emerged. 
  • 05/27/2015
    New-home sales are gaining ground and so are prices. The median price for a new home soared 8.3 percent in April compared to a year ago, according to the Commerce Department. 
  • 05/27/2015
    Can you guess what “must-have” updates and characters Gen Y buyers want in a home?
  • 05/26/2015
    Home prices are inching up near peak levels once again, and an increasing number of markets are even being dubbed by some economists as "overvalued" – but that’s not always a bad thing, they're quick to note. 
  • 05/26/2015
    First-time home buyers are slowly re-emerging, and some homebuilders are readying their housing stock for the entry-level buyer.