Friday
January 30, 2015

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 05/02/2013
    Blackstone Group, the nation’s largest private real estate owner, has bought up 24,000 homes across the country in just one year. And the company has recently turned its attention to the Sunshine State.
  • 05/02/2013
    Nearly 40 percent of smart phone users don’t take basic security measures such as installing a password on their phone, according to a large-scale Consumer Reports study.
  • 05/02/2013
    The vacation housing market is looking bright these days in part because of favorable economic conditions, but second-home sellers attribute the increase to strategic marketing as well.
  • 05/01/2013
    The three cities that are posting some of the strongest price growth year-over-year are also seeing fastest job growth. 
  • 05/01/2013
    The attorneys for a Mississippi man who was at one point charged with sending letters laced with ricin to the president and other government leaders is pushing federal authorities to repair or replace the man’s home, which was left unlivable after investigators’ extensive search of it.
  • 05/01/2013
    Completed foreclosures rose in March, but the big drop in the number of distressed properties entering the pipeline remains encouraging, analysts say. 
  • 05/01/2013
    Housing analysts blame the drop on tight credit conditions, constrained inventories of for-sale homes, and the rising number of single-family rental homes.
  • 05/01/2013
    "As the economy continues to stabilize, more young adults will wean off of mom and dad and start to live on their own, spurring added economic growth," HousingWire reports. 
  • 05/01/2013
    President Obama is due today to announce his nomination of U.S. Rep. Mel Watt (D-N.C.) to run the Federal Housing Finance Agency.
  • 04/30/2013
    Where buyer demand is high, some builders are holding lotteries to determine who gets to purchase homes in their developments.