Thursday
January 29, 2015

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 01/16/2015
    Several mortgage groups are calling on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to remove its newly released mortgage education tool, the “Rate Checker,” which was created to help consumers become better mortgage shoppers.  
  • 01/16/2015
    The home remodeling market is showing signs of a rebound. From large additions to small remodels to maintenance and repairs, a new index shows that more home owners are looking to spruce up their homes. 
  • 01/16/2015
    A new study shows there is high demand among home buyers for solar energy homes, and they’re willing to pay more for an equipped home too. 
  • 01/15/2015
    The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced several steps designed to loosen tight mortgage standards and help more potential buyers qualify for financing this year.
  • 01/15/2015
    When's the most popular day of the week to put a property on the market?
  • 01/15/2015
    Last year, foreclosure filings reached their lowest annual total since 2006, prior to the financial crisis, but "deferred distress" could make them spike in some local markets.
  • 01/15/2015
    Mortgage lending plunged 36 percent last year, marking the industry's worst showing in about 17 years. But here's why economists say "better days are ahead."
  • 01/15/2015
    If lenders don't provide proper disclosures, home owners have the right to cancel their mortgages, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled this week.
  • 01/15/2015
    Markets that are strongholds for technology jobs are changing as the industry evolves.
  • 01/14/2015
    A researcher reports in the Harvard Business Review that a bad first impression can be corrected with some thought and attention.