Thursday
December 18, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 12/03/2014
    A few design and decorating tips can help your clients in condos and small houses feel like they've got more space than they actually do have.
  • 12/03/2014
    A new study finds that 60 percent of REALTORS® are capturing 100 percent of the business in their local markets.
  • 12/03/2014
    The housing market's last decade has seen a boom and a bust. Having survived both, what's today's new normal, and what's coming up tomorrow?
  • 12/03/2014
    As markets improve and prices climb, what new-home prospects will be frozen out — and how will they react?
  • 12/03/2014
    Mortgage rates hit an 18-month low last week, but with holiday preparations distracting buyers, the only thing not on the table was mortgage applications.
  • 12/03/2014
    With home owners' utility costs edging higher and higher, builders are looking for ways to help — and solar panels are one popular answer.
  • 12/02/2014
    The National Association of REALTORS® is calling on its members to speak up for home owners and help urge Congress to renew the Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Act before the end of the year.
  • 12/02/2014
    Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's new lending guidelines went into effect Monday, which are expected to help loosen up the tight credit standards that home buyers and refinancers have faced in recent years.
  • 12/02/2014
    Though home equity lines of credit are becoming one of the fastest-growing segments in the mortgage market, home owners are using the money for more valuable projects than they were before the housing crisis.
  • 12/02/2014
    Cook County, Ill., is accusing the bank giant of making mortgages more expensive for black and Latino borrowers than whites.