Thursday
July 24, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 07/16/2014
    Loan demand eased this week, following a large drop in mortgage applications for home purchases, the Mortgage Bankers Association reports.
  • 07/16/2014
    The nation’s second largest mortgage lender, JPMorgan Chase & Co., says it’s backing away from issuing mortgages to less creditworthy borrowers due to growing concerns over the impact of foreclosures.
  • 07/15/2014
    A large percentage of Americans say they could buy or sell without the help of a real estate agent — but they still used a practitioner when it came down to it. These are the things they say agents helped them with the most.
  • 07/15/2014
    Home owners are continuing to abandon properties that sit in foreclosure limbo, a reminder to many communities that the foreclosure crisis hasn't faded away yet.
  • 07/15/2014
    As boomers hit age 65 and become empty nesters, many housing analysts forecasted that they would move into an apartment, condo, or townhouse. But boomers are sticking to the single-family market that defined their generation.
  • 07/15/2014
    Rejuvenating the nation's aging rental-housing stock will be key to meeting the rising demand of rentals in the future, says a researcher with Freddie Mac.
  • 07/15/2014
    Many housing analysts are banking on Millennials to drive the housing recovery, but their presence in the real estate market has remained sluggish. Some smaller markets, however, are showing strength in attracting younger buyers.
  • 07/15/2014
    Real estate agents need to understand the difference between how men and women communicate, but where they come from can have an impact on your business relationship, too.
  • 07/14/2014
    The NBA star says returning to his hometown is about much more than just basketball. 
  • 07/14/2014
    NAR's new "Real People" ad aims to reinforce the REALTOR® brand with consumers, explaining how buying a home is nothing  like buying stocks or an airline ticket on the web.