Friday
April 18, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 04/02/2014
    You can now keep closer tabs on how many people are viewing your profile and pages on the social networking site. 
  • 04/02/2014
    Vacation-home sales jumped almost 30 percent in 2013, while investment homes dropped by 8.5 percent, according to NAR’s 2014 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey.
  • 04/01/2014
    In New York City, there appears to be a significant number of "ghost listings" of properties that may not be on the market but are intended to drum up business for agents who hope to sell other similar homes.
  • 04/01/2014
    The Midwest boasts the largest share of single-family homes in the nation, according to an analysis by the National Association of Home Builders.
  • 04/01/2014
    A new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau report breaks down the most common complaints that the agency is receiving about mortgages.
  • 04/01/2014
    REALTORS® are reporting less and less that their first-time buyers are obtaining mortgages with down payments of 6 percent or less.
  • 04/01/2014
    Foreclosures and short sales accounted for a total of 16 percent of February home sales, down from 25 percent a year ago, according to the National Association of REALTORS®.
  • 04/01/2014
    Multifamily real estate investment trusts are becoming real estate’s “red-hot category,” and it was the most profitable sector of commercial real estate in the first quarter of 2014.
  • 03/31/2014
    Convenience, livability, and energy efficiency are top priorities in the construction of new homes this year, according to a new survey that reveals the most popular features in new single-family homes. 
  • 03/31/2014
    “The housing recovery has taken root in hundreds of counties across the country,” according to a new report by RealtyTrac.