Wednesday
May 4, 2016

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 04/27/2016
    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development issued new guidance that warns property managers and landlords to tread carefully when denying prospective apartment residents a lease due to a failed background check. 
  • 04/27/2016
    Freddie Mac researchers are pushing the industry to more carefully consider the impact climate change could have to home owners and the real estate market. 
  • 04/27/2016
    Mortgage rates rose for the second consecutive week, prompting a recent decrease in the number of applicants for a home purchase and refinancing. 
  • 04/27/2016
    “This spring’s surprisingly low mortgage rates are easing some of the affordability pressures potential buyers are experiencing and are taking away some of the sting from home prices that are still rising too fast and above wage growth,” says NAR’s chief economist. 
  • 04/27/2016
    Some real estate and staging professionals are using high-priced, original artwork to turn their luxury listings into art galleries, offering another reason for home buyers to stop by.
  • 04/27/2016
    You may want to consider teaming with a mortgage lender and sponsoring a financing seminar. Home buyers say more lending information may lessen their stress. 
  • 04/26/2016
    These trends are currently impacting housing markets across the country.
  • 04/26/2016
    Here are five things to consider on why some homes sell and others sit.
  • 04/26/2016
    Sales of new homes took an unexpected turn in March, but most of the decline was rooted in the West, while other regions mostly saw sales climb. 
  • 04/26/2016
    A judge is considering whether Zillow is liable for evidence destruction in its legal battle with Move Inc. over alleged stolen trade secrets.