Wednesday
November 26, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 11/18/2014
    The new year could be a seesaw. Freddie Mac says the home-purchase market will improve with the economy, but there will be some stumbling blocks in the way of the housing recovery.
  • 11/18/2014
    Now that the Federal Housing Administration is back in the black, it should lower the costs of its loans so more home buyers can use them, the National Association of REALTORS® says.
  • 11/18/2014
    Of the 25 largest metro areas in the U.S., which one offers the best shot at the average home owner being able to pay for a mortgage?
  • 11/18/2014
    Find out what gives these towns bragging rights as being the brainiest in the nation.
  • 11/18/2014
    A rough start in 2014 kept homebuilding depleted through the rest of the year. Is there hope for a more robust recovery next year?
  • 11/18/2014
    Nonprofit HOPE NOW has put together a podcast series helping U.S. service members understand housing laws and home ownership from a military perspective.
  • 11/17/2014
    Home appreciation is normalizing, but sales are not, says realtor.com®’s chief economist. Find out what will finally unleash the pent-up demand. 
  • 11/17/2014
    Is your seller doubtful that the holiday months can bring about a sale? Some studies suggest homes sold during the holidays align more closely to the asking price and sell more quickly than other times of year.
  • 11/17/2014
    In a tight lending environment, home buyers are increasingly turning to credit unions to finance their home purchase. 
  • 11/17/2014
    Single-family builders say new requirements regarding fire safety and energy efficiency could substantially drive up construction costs.