Saturday
October 25, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 10/10/2014
    Should your clients be locking in rates? Borrowing costs are down once again this week, giving home buyers another opportunity to snag some of the lowest rates of the year. 
  • 10/10/2014
    "We’ve seen banks and regulators swing the pendulum too far and create an environment where lending standards are too restrictive," according to the builders’ trade group. 
  • 10/10/2014
    Luxury ski homes have seen prices rise by nearly 6 percent over the last year, as they’re increasingly being courted by the wealthy’s top 1 percent. 
  • 10/10/2014
    The iPhone’s Siri is taking a lot of heat in a new study by AAA’s Foundation for Traffic Safety that suggests the voice assistant poses the highest amount of danger when driving. 
  • 10/10/2014
    Women are leading the growth of the real estate industry, opening more than 200,000 brokerages since 2002. Find out in which states and cities female business owners are flexing their economic clout across all business sectors.
  • 10/09/2014
    You might want to rethink texting while trying to hold a conversation. A growing number of studies show multitasking makes you less productive and may kill off brain cells. 
  • 10/09/2014
    New Jersey once again topped the nation with the priciest median real estate tax bill at $7,331. Find out where your state’s property taxes rank.
  • 10/09/2014
    As home owners gain confidence in the housing recovery – and notably, obtain more equity – they are turning to home equity lines of credit for extra funds. 
  • 10/09/2014
    Construction of office space is booming again as more markets see job growth, rising rents, and falling vacancies.
  • 10/09/2014
    A Detroit man’s unusual offer to swap his three-bedroom home in exchange for an iPhone 6 went viral this week, and his real estate agent says the idea worked. The house sold.