Thursday
September 29, 2016

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 09/22/2016
    Households in the South are seeing some of the strongest income gains.
  • 09/22/2016
    The outside of the home is a big part of buyers’ first impression, sometimes the only part. Here are some easy ways to spruce up the outside. 
  • 09/22/2016
    Every year, paint company Sherwin-Williams puts together a series of palettes to predict the hues and combinations that will influence interiors in the coming year. They look not only at paint swatches but also at the cultural forces behind a color’s popularity. Here we examine their 2017 Color Mix and the types of finishes and patterns that will help you and your clients blend it all together into a coherent style.
  • 09/22/2016
    “Hopes of a meaningful sales breakthrough as a result of this summer’s historically low mortgage rates failed to materialize because supply and affordability restrictions continue to keep too many would-be buyers on the sidelines,” says NAR’s chief economist. 
  • 09/22/2016
    Here are three themes that are guiding brokers and owners’ goals when it comes to recruitment. 
  • 09/21/2016
    An uptick in mortgage rates is softening the number of mortgage applications. 
  • 09/21/2016
    Imagine using a device to read your clients’ true emotions in your business relations. This could be the future.
  • 09/21/2016
    “Most sellers think it is in their best interest to disclose as little as possible,” a real estate attorney says. But that could land them in legal trouble. 
  • 09/21/2016
    After two consecutive months of gains, housing starts recede. But the builders' trade group calls it a temporary blip. 
  • 09/21/2016
    The mayor of Portland, Ore., wants to mandate that all homes listed for sale there have a home energy score. But real estate professionals are opposed to the idea. Here’s why.