Tuesday
July 7, 2015

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 06/22/2015
    Existing-home sales rose in May to their highest pace in nearly six years, largely attributed to a big rise in the number of first-time home buyers.
  • 06/22/2015
    New-home construction may finally be on the mend: Housing permits, a gauge of future homebuilding activity, are at a post-crisis high. 
  • 06/22/2015
    "Foot traffic continues to signal a positive summer trend for home sales," according to NAR researchers. 
  • 06/22/2015
    Every state has at least one town with a median household income thousands of dollars higher than the state's median income. Find out your state's wealthiest. 
  • 06/22/2015
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is investigating Bankrate.com's mortgage rate comparison tool, an investigation that could prove alarming to other websites who also offer mortgage rate trackers. 
  • 06/22/2015
    The Ben Kinney family of companies will soon become owners of ActiveRain, promising big things to come for the large blogging platform for the real estate industry. 
  • 06/19/2015
    Borrowers saw some relief with mortgage rates this week, as fixed-rate mortgages reversed course. 
  • 06/19/2015
    The national occupancy rate in May reached 95.3 percent, the highest ever. And high occupancy rates also often come with higher rents. 
  • 06/19/2015
    The Federal Reserve this week voted to leave the benchmark federal rate unchanged at zero, but hinted that a rate hike is coming. When it does, consumers can expect higher mortgage rates. 
  • 06/19/2015
    Chinese buyers have surpassed Canadians as the most dominant home purchasers in the United States.