Thursday
January 29, 2015

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 01/13/2015
    Many borrowers are spending too much in mortgage payments because they didn't shop around for lenders enough. The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau has a new online toolkit to help consumers find the best deal.
  • 01/13/2015
    "Lower oil prices mean a lower inflation rate, which pushes down mortgage rates," say economists with the National Association of REALTORS®.
  • 01/13/2015
    Two of the largest lenders in the U.S. have agreed to start showing some of their borrowers their FICO scores for free.
  • 01/13/2015
    The traditional big office markets of New York, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C., will likely get more competition from some underdogs.
  • 01/13/2015
    As the 2015 Remodeling Cost vs. Value Report makes clear, large-scale jobs aren't likely to return sellers their full cost.
  • 01/12/2015
    As more home owners see their home values increase, a new report predicts “less friction in the housing market” and better fundamentals to attract more first-time buyers. 
  • 01/12/2015
    As home prices rises, housing affordability on the national level inched downward, making it less affordable to purchase a home despite the lowest mortgage rates in more than a year.
  • 01/12/2015
    Forbes.com recently spotlighted the top places to invest in the new year, whether for investors looking for rental properties or young professionals looking to make their first home purchase. 
  • 01/12/2015
    If social media is part of your business plan, here's where you ought to focus your efforts. 
  • 01/12/2015
    Police have arrested a man in connection with the kidnapping of an Elk Grove, Calif., real estate agent at gunpoint at a model home.