Monday
July 28, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 07/18/2014
    Sixty-seven percent of consumers say they're planning a home renovation within the next six months. Find out which remodeling jobs they're targeting and how much they're willing to spend.
  • 07/18/2014
    Housing production fell 9.3 percent nationwide in June, pulled down by a sharp decline in housing starts in the South. Meanwhile, gains were posted in every other region.
  • 07/17/2014
    It's not news that Millennials are delaying home ownership — but they aren't the group lagging behind the most in the real estate market, according to a new Trulia study.
  • 07/17/2014
    New-home builders are getting more confident about the single-family market, as signs of strengthening demand abound, according to NAHB.
  • 07/17/2014
    Surprisingly, workers in higher-cost areas still tend to do better than most, even when taking into account the higher costs for housing and other expenses, a study suggests.
  • 07/17/2014
    "Foreclosures are no longer a widespread contagion threatening to derail the housing market's return to full health," according to a new RealtyTrac report.
  • 07/17/2014
    In what is thought to be a first for the homebuilding industry, Standard Pacific Homes is constructing models that offer a pet suite as an optional amenity.
  • 07/17/2014
    Open houses can generate a lot of buyer traffic for a listing, but they are held for only a small fraction of listings, according to a study by HomeFinder.com.
  • 07/16/2014
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has tweaked a rule that otherwise could have landed the new owners of inherited homes in hot water.
  • 07/16/2014
    "The acquisition of ZipRealty represents a strategic investment in the growth of our business,” says the chairman Realogy, a real estate franchise giant with more than 13,000 offices worldwide.