Thursday
April 24, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 04/11/2014
    While it hasn't been this easy to get a mortgage in years, experts say that underwriting is nowhere near as loose as it was in 2005 and 2006.
  • 04/11/2014
    The time it takes for banks to complete a foreclosure on a property has ticked up 20 percent in the first quarter compared to year-ago levels, RealtyTrac reports.
  • 04/11/2014
    Home owners in the San Jose, Calif., metro area have the highest median income in the nation, nearly $50,000 higher than the national average.
  • 04/11/2014
    Following two weeks of increases, average fixed-rate mortgages inched down this week, providing buyers some relief heading into the spring home-buying season.
  • 04/11/2014
    A new report finds that living in sprawling metropolitan areas has major repercussions on people’s ability to move up the economic ladder.
  • 04/10/2014
    Banks are now devoting more resources to dealing with the lingering inventory of nearly half a million already foreclosed homes that still need to be sold, RealtyTrac reports.
  • 04/10/2014
    The FHA’s Back to Work Program is allowing home owners who lost their homes to a short sale or foreclosure to purchase a home, in some cases, just 12 months later.
  • 04/10/2014
    With more high-net-worth individuals in the United States viewing foreign property as wise investments, Alexa Luxe Living determined the 20 hottest real estate destinations across the globe.
  • 04/10/2014
    The condo market, which has been mostly stagnant in recent years, is showing signs of revival nationwide, with the condo share of total home sales nearing pre-recession levels.
  • 04/10/2014
    A massive security flaw exposed on, potentially, two-thirds of all websites could put at risk your private information, such as credit card numbers and other data.