Friday
September 19, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 09/12/2014
    Homes within highly rated school districts tend to have a higher median sales price, sell for a greater percentage over the list price, and sell faster, according to a new study.
  • 09/12/2014
    You and your buyers should walk through every home like there is a nanny cam recording your private conversations. If you are recorded, it could be used against you in negotiations, warns a new video produced by Washington REALTORS®.
  • 09/12/2014
    The average percentage rates for fixed-rate mortgages inched up slightly this week, but continue to hover near yearly lows.
  • 09/12/2014
    The luxury market is gaining momentum, and the homes fetching some of the heftiest price tags are spending less time sitting on the market.
  • 09/12/2014
    Any future real estate project in New York City needing a zoning change from the city will be required to add affordable units.
  • 09/12/2014
    With September being REALTOR® Safety Month, agents and brokers offer their best safety advice when meeting clients in the field.
  • 09/11/2014
    A bill that would reauthorize the federal backstop for terrorism risk insurance has been approved by the Senate and a U.S. House committee but may not progress further until the next session of Congress.
  • 09/11/2014
    A slowdown in price growth and in the housing market hasn't prompted Capital Economics analysts to change their housing forecast. They still see growth ahead for the sector. 
  • 09/11/2014
    About 20 percent of households who would benefit from refinancing are not doing it — and they could be losing out on lessening their mortgage payments by thousands of dollars over the life of the loan.
  • 09/11/2014
    Single Americans now make up more than half of the adult population, the first time the number of singles has passed the 50 percent mark since the government began tracking such data in 1976.