Saturday
November 22, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 11/14/2014
    A deconstruction movement is brewing across U.S. cities, in an effort to combat neighborhood blight and keep dilapidated homes from hampering nearby home prices.
  • 11/14/2014
    A homebuilder has launched an ad campaign urging engaged couples to sign up for a gift registry with a mortgage lender so that their wedding guests can contribute to a down payment on a home. 
  • 11/14/2014
    The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is hovering around 4 percent, keeping borrowing costs low for refinancers and home buyers.
  • 11/14/2014
    Pending contracts to buy a home have been on the rise in recent months, so why are real estate pros feeling pessimistic? 
  • 11/14/2014
    For what you pay in the nation’s priciest housing market for an average four-bedroom, two-bathroom home, you could buy 30 of those same type of houses in the most affordable housing market.
  • 11/14/2014
    Media giant News Corp has officially completed its acquisition of Move, Inc., firming up its stake in the online real estate arena and tying its name to the REALTOR® brand.
  • 11/13/2014
    Markets where rents are rising rapidly are seeing less home-improvement activity, translating to rental properties that aren't being upgraded or properly maintained, suggests a new study.
  • 11/13/2014
    Police are warning real estate professionals in Massachusetts' South Coast region to be wary of suspicious phone calls after more than a dozen were placed to agents from a man posing as a potential buyer.
  • 11/13/2014
    BofA CEO Brian T. Moynihan says the lending giant has no plans to loosen mortgage standards, even as federal regulators seek to extend financing to more home buyers.
  • 11/13/2014
    In October, foreclosures posted the biggest monthly gains since the peak of the crisis in 2010, but find out why housing analysts aren't forecasting doom and gloom for the market.