Monday
May 4, 2015

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 04/20/2015
    Credit unions are aggressively expanding their mortgage business, offering zero-down payment loans or in some cases even offering to refund portions of a real estate agent's commission. 
  • 04/20/2015
    Find out the states where foreclosures are taking the longest, sometimes averaging more than 3 years.  
  • 04/20/2015
    The severe drought plaguing the West may stall new-home construction in the region, according to the builder's trade group.
  • 04/20/2015
    Some housing advocacy groups are calling on government regulators to investigate pro-foreclosure campaigns that they claim have been launched by several "Wall Street giants."
  • 04/20/2015
    The filmmaker's empire may strike back with Lucas' latest plans to build affordable housing on a property he owns in California that neighbors have fought him over for years. 
  • 04/20/2015
    Starting tomorrow, Google will change their search rankings to emphasize sites that are mobile-friendly. Is your business page configured properly?
  • 04/17/2015
    "No one wants to see a return to the unscrupulous, predatory lending practices that caused the Great Recession," but the pendulum in lending has swung too far, NAR officials testified to Congress Thursday. 
  • 04/17/2015
    The Federal Housing Finance Agency is expected to announce a reduction in mortgage fees that some borrowers pay, but some housing advocates say the cuts don’t go far enough. 
  • 04/17/2015
    The new-home market continues to make gains, albeit at a gradual pace as "some price sensitive buyers remain on the fence," according to the builder's trade group.
  • 04/17/2015
    The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.67 percent this week, remaining near the lowest average of the year, Freddie Mac reports.