Monday
January 26, 2015

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 01/09/2015
    Borrowing costs moved even lower this week, with the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaging 3.73 percent, its lowest average since May 2013.  
  • 01/09/2015
    Find out the average time it takes to build a new home in your region. 
  • 01/09/2015
    Real estate professionals in the Sacramento area are on alert after reports that an armed man kidnapped a real estate agent who was showing him a home Thursday afternoon. The agent escaped and the suspect fled the scene.
  • 01/09/2015
    Severe weather events and natural hazards can devastate a community, resulting in a loss of homes and lives. But for the past two years in the U.S., severe natural disasters have been relatively quiet. Could it be a long-term trend? 
  • 01/09/2015
    App-enabled products debuting at the Consumer Electronic Show this week, such as washers, dryers, and refrigerators, will be the next hot trend your buyer ask for.
  • 01/08/2015
    Responding to recent calls from industry leaders and associations, the Federal Housing Administration announced it will lower its insurance premiums.
  • 01/08/2015
    Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of REALTORS®, shares his 2015 forecast and what to expect in housing this year.
  • 01/08/2015
    Some of the areas with the highest home-price appreciation are in states where the energy boom has been focused. Will the plummeting costs of oil chip away at home prices?
  • 01/08/2015
    The loan product, once blamed for the subprime mortgage crisis, has evolved over the last few years. The changes may ease some of the industry's fears about its re-emergence.
  • 01/08/2015
    Though Americans' confidence in the economy is growing, there are still a few factors making them uncertain about making a real estate move.