Tuesday
January 27, 2015

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 01/14/2015
    Condo homeowner associations are more and more willing to trigger foreclosures against late owners who have fallen behind on their HOA fees. But mortgage lenders are worried about HOAs’ move. 
  • 01/14/2015
    Credit unions have quadrupled their market share since 2006, offering home buyers another option from the traditional mortgage lender. 
  • 01/14/2015
    You may often be tethered to your smartphone to stay connected to your business—and a new study suggests why you may want to keep that phone near you.  
  • 01/13/2015
    The most popular days for closings tend to be Fridays and the last business day of the month, according to NAR. But which months see more closings?
  • 01/13/2015
    Many borrowers are spending too much in mortgage payments because they didn't shop around for lenders enough. The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau has a new online toolkit to help consumers find the best deal.
  • 01/13/2015
    "Lower oil prices mean a lower inflation rate, which pushes down mortgage rates," say economists with the National Association of REALTORS®.
  • 01/13/2015
    Two of the largest lenders in the U.S. have agreed to start showing some of their borrowers their FICO scores for free.
  • 01/13/2015
    The traditional big office markets of New York, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C., will likely get more competition from some underdogs.
  • 01/13/2015
    As the 2015 Remodeling Cost vs. Value Report makes clear, large-scale jobs aren't likely to return sellers their full cost.
  • 01/12/2015
    As more home owners see their home values increase, a new report predicts “less friction in the housing market” and better fundamentals to attract more first-time buyers.