Monday
May 25, 2015

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 05/08/2015
    The U.S. has become more "unequal as the number of home owners has fallen while the number of renters has significantly risen," a new analysis from NAR shows. 
  • 05/08/2015
    Home ownership can lead to status and independence – qualities that often are linked to happiness, a new analysis shows. 
  • 05/08/2015
    The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage climbed to average 3.80 percent this week while 15-year rates rose above 3 percent, both reaching their highest levels in nearly two months.
  • 05/08/2015
    Consumers continue to express concerns about recent weakening economic conditions and high home prices, according to a new poll. 
  • 05/08/2015
    Homebuilders are increasingly embracing green certifications and finding ways to incorporate greater sustainable features into their homes. Find out the top 10 "green" homebuilders. 
  • 05/08/2015
    The growing tide of good economic news means the days of rock-bottom mortgage rates are over, but the housing market is nevertheless well-positioned for growth, the chief economist of the Mortgage Bankers Association says.
  • 05/07/2015
    NAR calls the Federal Aviation Administration’s latest announcement on UAVs "good for real estate," and says it could pave the way for allowing greater use of drones by real estate professionals.
  • 05/07/2015
    Four percent of all U.S. single-family home sales in the first quarter were flips, sold for a second time within a 12-month period. Find out where house flipping remains the most profitable.
  • 05/07/2015
    A greater number of the largest metro areas in the country have returned to or exceeded their last normal levels of economic and housing activity in the first quarter.
  • 05/07/2015
    As the millennial generation ages, investors see big opportunity in the housing market as these young adults transition into parenthood.