Wednesday
April 26, 2017

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 04/11/2017
    This spring home shoppers have a major gripe: There aren’t enough homes for-sale. 
  • 04/11/2017
    The average tax refund could help get a potential home buyer on their way to saving up for a down payment. 
  • 04/11/2017
    Your website URL is key to your brand identity. Here are a few tips to make sure you’re using it wisely.
  • 04/11/2017
    “The importance of commercial development to the U.S. economy is well established, and the industry’s growth is critical to creating new jobs, improving infrastructure, and creating places to work, shop, and play,” says the NAIOP Research Foundation CEO. 
  • 04/11/2017
    Vacation sales plunged 22 percent year-over-year as vacation homes become more difficult to find and less affordable. Meanwhile, investment home sales are faring much better. Read more from NAR’s 2017 Vacation and Investment Home Survey.
  • 04/11/2017
    If you have a client looking to sell his or her rental property, walk them through these three scenarios to get a lessee-occupied home sold properly.
  • 04/10/2017
    Show your clients this tool from mortgage industry blog MGIC Connects, which can help them decide whether they'd be better off buying a home with a lower down payment or waiting to build up more financial reserves.
  • 04/10/2017
    The real estate and title insurance industries are reminding home buyers about fraud schemes designed to steal their down payment funds, but should more be done?
  • 04/10/2017
    For the first time, a federal judge has ruled that discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity is illegal under the Fair Housing Act.
  • 04/10/2017
    "Strong home-price appreciation has turned into a double-edged sword for the housing market," says Fannie Mae's chief economist.