Friday
October 24, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 10/13/2014
    This 4,820-square-foot house may look like a steal for a $1. However, buyers will want to read the fine print: It doesn’t come with any land.
  • 10/13/2014
    A 23-year-old Laguna Nigel, Calif., man has been arrested in connection with an assault of a real estate agent, who was reportedly placed in a chokehold and knocked unconscious as she tried to secure a lockbox to a home she was selling.
  • 10/13/2014
    Does your community have a lifeless block of vacant storefronts holding it back? Better Block might be able to help.
  • 10/10/2014
    The housing market is expected to heat up this fall, despite buyers showing greater signs of being cautious in their home purchases.
  • 10/10/2014
    Should your clients be locking in rates? Borrowing costs are down once again this week, giving home buyers another opportunity to snag some of the lowest rates of the year. 
  • 10/10/2014
    "We’ve seen banks and regulators swing the pendulum too far and create an environment where lending standards are too restrictive," according to the builders’ trade group. 
  • 10/10/2014
    Luxury ski homes have seen prices rise by nearly 6 percent over the last year, as they’re increasingly being courted by the wealthy’s top 1 percent. 
  • 10/10/2014
    The iPhone’s Siri is taking a lot of heat in a new study by AAA’s Foundation for Traffic Safety that suggests the voice assistant poses the highest amount of danger when driving. 
  • 10/10/2014
    Women are leading the growth of the real estate industry, opening more than 200,000 brokerages since 2002. Find out in which states and cities female business owners are flexing their economic clout across all business sectors.
  • 10/09/2014
    You might want to rethink texting while trying to hold a conversation. A growing number of studies show multitasking makes you less productive and may kill off brain cells.