Monday
May 30, 2016

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 05/20/2016
    "Although there was minimal change in rates this week, the hawkish tone of Wednesday's Fed minutes release had an immediate impact on Treasury yields, and could possibly shake up next week's survey results,” says Freddie Mac’s chief economist. 
  • 05/20/2016
    New mortgage rules that took effect this past fall are showing little impact on delaying transactions, a new report shows. 
  • 05/20/2016
    Inventory shortages and affordability challenges continue to hit many housing markets, but sales are still climbing. Read the details from NAR's latest housing report.
  • 05/20/2016
    Lenders are taking advantage of a strong seller’s market to dispose of lingering foreclosure inventories.
  • 05/20/2016
    Watch out for these cities. They are seeing explosive growth lately.
  • 05/20/2016
    While there's no quick way to build an audience online, there are a few tactics that can help set yourself apart from the pack. 
  • 05/19/2016
    A new survey of NAR's nearly 1.2 million members shows progress in bringing younger agents into the real estate industry.
  • 05/19/2016
    Who’s at the top of the class? BUILDER online released its annual ratings of public builders’ efforts in 2015. See who made the grade.
  • 05/19/2016
    Does your listing have a dated kitchen? Kitchen renovations can cost thousands of dollars, but here are a few simple tweaks that can have a big impact without breaking the bank. 
  • 05/19/2016
    Large commercial real estate deals posted big declines in the first quarter, while smaller transactions – such as for grocery-anchored shopping, local warehouses, and small offices – showed a pick up in activity.