Wednesday
August 27, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 08/19/2014
    “There appears to be a conservatism among consumers and their willingness to take on big-ticket purchases, such as homes,” says Fannie Mae’s chief economist.
  • 08/19/2014
    Consumers have unlimited access to educational resources and information, and these are the forms of promotion that they consider to be most trustworthy.
  • 08/18/2014
    Minneapolis-St. Paul serves as the best local market predictor of where nationwide housing prices will be heading in one year. Find out which market is the worst national predictor. 
  • 08/18/2014
    Houses are getting bigger and are being laid out in different ways as builders attempt to cater to the nearly 20 percent of the population living with several generations under one roof.
  • 08/18/2014
    Would you like a Rolls-Royce with that house? A luxury real estate brokerage is opening its office next month inside a Rolls-Royce showroom in Jericho, N.Y.
  • 08/18/2014
    Developers are racing to create faster, more efficient ways to charge your tech devices, including a method for charging your smartphone with the sound of your voice. 
  • 08/18/2014
    Buyers looking at lower-priced homes are not only facing major inventory hurdles, they’re also finding that they’re having to bring more money to the closing table. 
  • 08/18/2014
    The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index rose to its highest point since the beginning of 2014.
  • 08/15/2014
    Mortgage rates continue on a downward streak this week, with the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaging its low for the year of 4.12 percent.
  • 08/15/2014
    The millennial generation is likely to compromise on finding quality school districts when house-hunting – more so than any other generation, reveals a new realtor.com® survey.