Sunday
April 20, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 04/04/2014
    “Although there is good news that completed foreclosures are trending lower, the bigger news is the impressive decline in the foreclosure and shadow inventories,” says CoreLogic’s chief economist in the company’s latest national foreclosure report. 
  • 04/04/2014
    Silicon Valley is home to three of the top nation’s top five luxury markets, according to a Coldwell Banker survey. Find out the other top luxury housing markets. 
  • 04/04/2014
    The 30-year fixed rate mortgage averaged 4.41 percent this week – more than a full percentage point higher than it was a year ago at this time, Freddie Mac reports. 
  • 04/04/2014
    Dream Town Realty, based in Chicago, has launched a broker division aimed at better serving consumers who identify themselves within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community.  
  • 04/04/2014
    How do you ensure the security of your clients' personal and financial data? Here are some solutions you should implement in your business today.
  • 04/04/2014
    Google’s home automation company announced it has stopped selling its smoke and carbon monoxide detectors due to safety concerns. 
  • 04/03/2014
    As many as 375,000 potential home buyers were priced out of the market in 2013 because of FHA’s high mortgage insurance premiums and strict requirements, NAR president says.
  • 04/03/2014
    RealtyTrac has removed property details such as nearby sex offenders and histories of drug labs from its for-sale listings only weeks after it added such information.
  • 04/03/2014
    Between 2010 and 2013, 51 percent of the population increase in 52 major metros nationwide was in the South, according to U.S. Census Bureau data.
  • 04/03/2014
    For the 12th consecutive quarter, rents for stores in shopping centers and malls were on the rise in the first quarter of 2014, a sign that retail landlords may be growing more confident in the economic recovery.