Sunday
February 1, 2015

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 01/23/2015
    The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.63 percent this week, its lowest average since 2013. 
  • 01/23/2015
    Forget the city condo. Most young professionals really favor a home in the suburbs, a new survey reveals. 
  • 01/23/2015
    Fannie Mae economists are much more positive about the prospects of the housing market and household formation this year. Find out why they’re changing they’re tune. 
  • 01/23/2015
    “Our action today … should serve as a warning for all those in the mortgage market,” says the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
  • 01/23/2015
    Existing-home sales bounced back at the end of 2014, setting the stage for a stronger start into the new year. Here is the latest housing data from NAR to gauge the market. 
  • 01/23/2015
    Could you imagine living in 97 square feet? Tiny houses – some might even call them teeny-tiny – are growing in popularity among buyers in the second home market.
  • 01/22/2015
    Five states alone account for nearly half of all the completed foreclosures nationally.
  • 01/22/2015
    A Maryland woman was sentenced to one year in jail and five years of probation for stealing more than $82,000 worth of jewelry from 12 luxury homes at real estate open houses. 
  • 01/22/2015
    Housing starts for single-family homes surged to the highest level in more than six-and-a-half years in December, a promising sign that marked the end of 2014, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday.
  • 01/22/2015
    Investors are seeing an opportunity where inventory of new or existing homes is falling short in some markets to meet buyer demand, according to a new survey by Auction.com.