Tuesday
March 28, 2017

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 03/20/2017
    An improving job market, growing consumer confidence, and the threat of rising mortgage rates have Americans flocking to the housing market this spring. But competition is getting heated. 
  • 03/20/2017
    Scammers are now using utility bills to dupe customers. 
  • 03/20/2017
    Some couples are finding it can be a struggle to achieve both getting married and buying a home at the same time. A down payment wedding registry may help. 
  • 03/20/2017
    “We're seeing the time to close all loans decrease and FICO scores decline, trends that we will continue to watch in the coming months,” according to Ellie Mae’s latest Origination Insight Report.
  • 03/20/2017
    The downtown turnaround is hitting across the U.S., as more jobs return to urban areas and property values are soaring. Find out the downtown areas seeing some of the most growth lately. 
  • 03/20/2017
    If you find yourself fielding questions on home security, you may want to bookmark this guide. Review.com pitted 38 security companies against one another to reveal the top ranked in various categories. 
  • 03/17/2017
    With the Federal Reserve's announcement that it would implement its first rate hike of 2017, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rose to 4.30 percent this week, up from 3.73 percent a year ago.
  • 03/17/2017
    "This month's gain in single-family starts is consistent with rising builder confidence in the housing market," says the NAHB's chairman.
  • 03/17/2017
    Talk to your sellers about neutralizing these scents so their home gets positive attention from buyers.
  • 03/17/2017
    Do you know which city has the largest percentage of Irish-American residents? In honor of St. Paddy's Day, realtor.com® counts down the top seven cities with the most Irish luck.