Wednesday
May 27, 2015

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 05/19/2015
    Realogy announced that it seeks to increase the number of its employees who are U.S. military veterans from 2 percent to about 6 percent of its workforce over the next few years.  
  • 05/19/2015
    Several reports are showing a trend that should be welcome news to potential home buyers: Lenders are loosening up on credit. 
  • 05/19/2015
    The majority of renters say they're staying put despite rising rents, finds a new survey by the mortgage giant. 
  • 05/19/2015
    New-home sales nationwide remain way below historical averages, but there are pockets of strength across the country, particularly in the South.
  • 05/19/2015
    New York state continues to battle a high number of "zombie" properties and its latest move aims to make sure the abandoned properties don't impact home values.
  • 05/19/2015
    Builder confidence in the newly built, single-family home market fell this month, but housing analysts are attributing it to overly cautious home buyers. 
  • 05/18/2015
    The improving federal budget picture and a recent spike in tax revenue could energize lawmakers who are considering making changes to the tax code.
  • 05/18/2015
    Home buyers may soon face more stringent underwriting standards and even higher interest rates when applying for a mortgage to purchase a home that falls within a homeowner association, lenders warn.
  • 05/18/2015
    Find out the most popular features builders are adding to new homes this year, as well as the amenities that are quickly losing favor.
  • 05/18/2015
    As home prices inch up, more home owners are tapping into their equity, but this time, mostly using it for home improvement.