Friday
August 1, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 07/21/2014
    Real estate agents across the country are leveraging their second-language skills to get ahead in their local markets, particularly as the number of international home buyers is on the rise.
  • 07/21/2014
    First-timers can be eager to jump into home ownership. But real estate experts say they see them committing the same mistakes, time and time again.
  • 07/21/2014
    The housing market has been sluggish in many markets over the past six months. But here are some signs that the situation may be improving. 
  • 07/18/2014
    On Monday, the U.S. House passed the National Windstorm Impact Reduction Act (H.R. 1786) to reauthorize funding for three years to study windstorms and how to mitigate property damage.
  • 07/18/2014
    National averages on fixed-rate mortgages inched down this week, keeping borrowing costs near historic lows, Freddie Mac reports.
  • 07/18/2014
    "From an individual perspective, the best-deal investment you can make is to buy a primary residence that you're the owner-occupier of," says hedge fund manager John Paulson.
  • 07/18/2014
    In the second quarter of 2014, the national average time to complete a foreclosure was 577 days — or more than a year and a half.
  • 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.