Friday
February 27, 2015

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 02/19/2015
    Groundbreaking on new homes slowed last month, but the dip is likely temporary, builders say. 
  • 02/19/2015
    Buyers tended to make hefty down payments last year in their home purchases, as the share of buyers using low down payment loans plummeted to its lowest level in more than a decade, shows a new analysis. 
  • 02/19/2015
    Is house flipping gaining traction again? Investors bidding on property online and at live events are showing a preference for flipping over a hold-to-rent strategy, even as demand for rental housing continues to surge in many markets.
  • 02/19/2015
    As baby boomers age, the decline of this mammoth generation will have a “dampening effect on household growth,” according to a new report by Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies. 
  • 02/19/2015
    The 1990s rapper known as Vanilla Ice, who now renovates and then sells homes for the DIY Network, has been arrested on charges of burglary and grand theft of a Florida property in foreclosure. He calls the charges a big “misunderstanding.” 
  • 02/19/2015
    Redfin analyzed which home improvements are the safest bet and what home features are the most desirable for buyers.
  • 02/18/2015
    Five dedicated real estate professionals will each receive a $10,000 grant for their charities and considerable media exposure for their cause.
  • 02/18/2015
    Now, it's Move Inc.-News Corp vs. Zillow-Trulia, and Move CEO Ryan O'Hara promises a "spirited battle."
  • 02/18/2015
    Expect a hotter spring this year, as low interest rates and a healthier economy lure more home buyers to the marketplace.  
  • 02/18/2015
    Appraisers were found to have higher opinions of home values than the home owners did, which means that many may have more equity in their home than they realize.