Tuesday
September 30, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 09/19/2014
    Eighty-nine percent of about 1,000 Americans recently surveyed say buying a home is an important part of achieving the American Dream.
  • 09/19/2014
    When large commercial properties like malls go under, an eye toward solving other community problems can bring the property back to thriving use.
  • 09/18/2014
    Under a new program, two banks will offer discounts on fixed-rate mortgages to low-income borrowers and those with subprime credit histories.
  • 09/18/2014
    Builders are more bullish about their outlook for the new-home market. What's behind their renewed optimism? 
  • 09/18/2014
    Most of the growth in net household formation over the past year can be attributed to renters, showing that younger Americans are moving out of their parents' homes.
  • 09/18/2014
    Can your clients compete against all-cash buyers? The following seven markets have the highest percentage of all-cash transactions.
  • 09/18/2014
    Virtual home tours on YouTube drive far more traffic to broker websites than listings on large real estate syndication sites, according to an analysis by real estate marketing firm WAV Group.
  • 09/18/2014
    During the prime moving season, more Americans "bucked recent trends" and left the Sun Belt and West Coast for the Midwest and Northeast, according to a new survey. 
  • 09/17/2014
    “NAR will use the opportunity to educate FAA officials on how REALTORS® are interested in utilizing this technology safely and responsibly,” according to a statement at Realtor.org. 
  • 09/17/2014
    Two housing activists and community builders have been recognized by the MacArthur Foundation's Fellows Program for their efforts to ensure quality housing in solid communities.