Tuesday
May 26, 2015

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 05/13/2015
    Home owners are increasingly overestimating the value of their homes, a new index shows. 
  • 05/13/2015
    A sharp rise in mortgage rates dampened loan application volume last week.
  • 05/13/2015
    That's an 11.4 percent jump in the first quarter from a year earlier for the California city and is more than four times the U.S. median price.
  • 05/13/2015
    REALTORS® are requesting that Congress approve a grace period for the enforcement of a new closing process for residential transactions, which is to take effect Aug. 1, so parties can become accustomed to the changes.
  • 05/12/2015
    The number of metro areas seeing double-digit price appreciation doubled in the first quarter, as tight inventories and strong buyer demand continue to put pressure on home prices. 
  • 05/12/2015
    The two commercial giants will unite and create one of the world’s largest real estate companies. 
  • 05/12/2015
    About 1.5 million new housing units are needed each year to accommodate the rising population, but housing starts have only averaged about half of that for the past seven years. 
  • 05/12/2015
    Foreclosures and serious delinquency rates continue to drop as the home purchase market begins to emerge from its eight-year slump, according to a new report.
  • 05/12/2015
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a lawsuit against Nationwide Biweekly Administration Inc. and Loan Payment Administration LLC, alleging the companies misrepresented the interest savings consumers stand to gain. 
  • 05/12/2015
    Sen. Shelley Moore Capito says she’s looking forward to meeting with REALTORS® this week because she relies on them to get a good look at how federal laws and regulations impact real estate markets in her state and around the country.