Monday
September 22, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 09/10/2014
    Mortgage rates continue to hover near yearly lows, but the low rates aren’t creating a rush from home buyers or home owners.
  • 09/10/2014
    The millennial generation is growing accustomed to more cramped corridors through apartment living. How will that influence their tastes when it comes to choosing a single-family home? 
  • 09/10/2014
    An NAHB study defines for the first time the number of homes and other amenities in an average subdivision.
  • 09/10/2014
    Former distressed borrowers may be able to jump back into home ownership sooner under a new Fannie Mae policy. 
  • 09/09/2014
    "The deterioration in consumer attitudes about the current home-buying environment reflects a shift away from record home-purchase affordability without enough momentum in consumer personal financial sentiment to compensate for it," says Fannie Mae's chief economist.
  • 09/09/2014
    Many households, particularly among younger professionals, are choosing to rent longer, despite surging rental costs. What is driving the sluggish transition from renting to home ownership?
  • 09/09/2014
    Lawmakers in states such as New York, where the foreclosure process can take up to 800 days to complete, are attempting to do something about the backlog to keep neighborhoods from deteriorating.
  • 09/09/2014
    Home owners are building net worth at a pace that is up to quadruple that of a renter.
  • 09/09/2014
    These are the metro markets that are expected to see the largest surge in residents aged 55 and over within the next five years. 
  • 09/09/2014
    Real estate agents need to be proactive when it comes to their social media presence, creating template themes that enable them to plug holes in their content and ensure they are posting on a regular basis.