Tuesday
May 26, 2015

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 05/18/2015
    The improving federal budget picture and a recent spike in tax revenue could energize lawmakers who are considering making changes to the tax code.
  • 05/18/2015
    Home buyers may soon face more stringent underwriting standards and even higher interest rates when applying for a mortgage to purchase a home that falls within a homeowner association, lenders warn.
  • 05/18/2015
    Find out the most popular features builders are adding to new homes this year, as well as the amenities that are quickly losing favor.
  • 05/18/2015
    As home prices inch up, more home owners are tapping into their equity, but this time, mostly using it for home improvement.  
  • 05/18/2015
    A new study by TransUnion suggests that consumers in their 20s with student loans in repayment are able to access credit at levels similar to -- or better than -- their peers who do not have student loans.
  • 05/18/2015
    The NAR Board of Directors has voted to approve a partnership to create an online system for all listing data posted by real estate brokerages, creating a single back-end entry point for distributing listings to MLSs, brokerage websites, Realtor.com® and other sites chosen by the broker.
  • 05/15/2015
    Until inventory constraints improve, the country’s pent-up demand for home sales can’t be satisfied, according to NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun.
  • 05/15/2015
    Republican political strategist Ed Gillespie told REALTORS® this week the candidate in the 2016 presidential election who articulates a path to help lower-income Americans will come out the winner in the contest for the White House.
  • 05/15/2015
    For the third consecutive week, mortgage rates continue to inch up. 
  • 05/15/2015
    The National Fair Housing Alliance, along with 19 local fair housing organizations, is accusing the mortgage giant of failing to maintain foreclosed homes at the same standards in minority neighborhoods as white communities.