Thursday
October 19, 2017

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 10/11/2017
    For the fourth consecutive month, the gap between homeowner and appraiser opinions on property values narrowed. Still, homeowners tend to believe their homes are worth more than appraisers do. 
  • 10/11/2017
    Shoppers on Amazon's online marketplace can now score prefabricated tiny homes via third-party resellers.
  • 10/11/2017
    So far, at least 17 people have died and more than 20,000 people have been forced to evacuate due to fast-moving wildfires in the state. One firm estimates damages could reach $65 billion in Napa and Santa Rosa alone, where some 172,000 homes are at risk.
  • 10/11/2017
    Mortgage applications dropped across the board last week as interest rates surged to their highest levels since July.
  • 10/11/2017
    It could be the deal of a lifetime or your client’s worst nightmare. But just because a house has been condemned doesn’t mean it can’t be a fit for buyers who don’t mind a little risk.
  • 10/11/2017
    The American Planning Association recently announced the country’s 15 Great Places for 2017. Find out if your town can claim a street, neighborhood, or public space on this celebratory list.
  • 10/10/2017
    Pass these four tips on to buyers to help protect their home investment through simple repairs and upkeep.
  • 10/10/2017
    The most common contract contingencies in August were related to the buyer obtaining financing, the homes passing inspection, and appraisal issues.
  • 10/10/2017
    See why it’s likely to only get worse.
  • 10/10/2017
    Fannie Mae’s Home Purchase Sentiment Index matched an all-time high in September, as consumers show optimism for buying and selling.