Friday
January 30, 2015

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 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. 
  • 01/22/2015
    U.S. cities are poised to see a rise in employment over this year but only about half of the nation’s cities are expected to return to the employment peaks they had reached prior to the Great Recession.
  • 01/22/2015
    REALTOR® Magazine seeks applications from Realtors® who want to transform their charitable efforts.
  • 01/21/2015
    Outdoor kitchens are a growing favorite among affluent buyers, but a new survey reveals some unexpected details in this design niche.
  • 01/21/2015
    In a look at the last 10 years of data, National Association of REALTORS® researchers offer a few observations to gauge how far the real estate sector has come in the housing recovery.
  • 01/21/2015
    Recent drops in oil prices and mortgage rates, along with positive tailwinds in the economy, are helping to jump-start the housing market in the new year, Freddie Mac notes in its latest housing report.  
  • 01/21/2015
    As mortgage rates tumble, a wave of home owners is taking advantage by refinancing mortgages and unlocking monthly savings.