Saturday
November 22, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 11/07/2014
    REALTOR® volunteers returned to New Orleans to continue their committment to rebuilding the Crescent City in conjunction with Habitat for Humanity and the 2014 REALTORS® Conference & Expo.
  • 11/07/2014
    As representatives for home owners, real estate agents are responsible for the quality of life in neighborhoods and can guide developers and investors to a smart-growth model that will attract residents.
  • 11/07/2014
    For the second consecutive week, average fixed-rate mortgages increased, bumping the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage back above 4 percent for the first time in several weeks.
  • 11/07/2014
    With nearly 17 percent of 350 metros at or above their last normal levels of economic and housing activity, an industry group says the recovery is continuing at a gradual pace.
  • 11/07/2014
    At the current personal savings rate, first-time buyers may have to save for 12.5 years before they have enough to make a 20 percent down payment on a home, a new study shows. 
  • 11/06/2014
    Quality of life includes having the space you need for your lifestyle. Renters in these cities might be especially ready to start looking for a place to call their own.
  • 11/06/2014
    Two big barriers home buyers face are saving for a down payment and carrying extra debt, such as student loans and car payments. But which is worse? 
  • 11/06/2014
    These cities faced some of the biggest falls during the Great Recession, but now they’re seeing some of the most dramatic recoveries. 
  • 11/06/2014
    Rising rents are causing more people to double up, which has led to a loss of about 5 million households in the past 10 years. 
  • 11/06/2014
    As institutional investors and cash buyers slow down their purchases, more traditional buyers are key to maintain the recovery’s momentum, economists say.