Wednesday
April 16, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 04/08/2014
    The Texas Association of REALTORS® and the Texas State Affordable Housing Corp. have teamed up to teach Texas residents more about the steps to home ownership.
  • 04/07/2014
    Home prices have risen so much in the past year that some buyers are coming out this spring to find prices are higher than they might have expected. 
  • 04/07/2014
    Most buyers say they're not willing to pay extra for environmentally friendly home features – that is, unless you change the way you phrase the features, a new study shows. 
  • 04/07/2014
    Between 2000 and 2012, apartment rents have risen 6 percent while renters’ incomes have fallen 13 percent. Apartment List’s chief executive says an “affordability gap” has brewed in the rental market. 
  • 04/07/2014
    Following a winter filled with snow and ice storms, more city officials in the Midwest and Northeast are taking a closer look at the stability of their trees and whether some tough choices need to be made. 
  • 04/07/2014
    The word "REALTOR®" appeared on a recent list by Business Insider of “surprising words you’re probably mispronouncing.” 
  • 04/07/2014
    With summer right around the corner, here are some tips from a professional stager for getting vacation rentals ready for the season.
  • 04/04/2014
    “Although there is good news that completed foreclosures are trending lower, the bigger news is the impressive decline in the foreclosure and shadow inventories,” says CoreLogic’s chief economist in the company’s latest national foreclosure report. 
  • 04/04/2014
    Silicon Valley is home to three of the top nation’s top five luxury markets, according to a Coldwell Banker survey. Find out the other top luxury housing markets. 
  • 04/04/2014
    The 30-year fixed rate mortgage averaged 4.41 percent this week – more than a full percentage point higher than it was a year ago at this time, Freddie Mac reports.