Thursday
January 29, 2015

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 01/12/2015
    As more home owners see their home values increase, a new report predicts “less friction in the housing market” and better fundamentals to attract more first-time buyers. 
  • 01/12/2015
    As home prices rises, housing affordability on the national level inched downward, making it less affordable to purchase a home despite the lowest mortgage rates in more than a year.
  • 01/12/2015
    Forbes.com recently spotlighted the top places to invest in the new year, whether for investors looking for rental properties or young professionals looking to make their first home purchase. 
  • 01/12/2015
    If social media is part of your business plan, here's where you ought to focus your efforts. 
  • 01/12/2015
    Police have arrested a man in connection with the kidnapping of an Elk Grove, Calif., real estate agent at gunpoint at a model home.
  • 01/12/2015
    Ahead of the State of the Union address, NAR's 2015 president reflects on his first meeting with the commander-in-chief.
  • 01/09/2015
    President Barack Obama said in a speech Thursday that mortgages need to be more accessible and affordable to creditworthy families to spur a stronger housing market. He says cutting FHA insurance costs is one way to do that. 
  • 01/09/2015
    Borrowing costs moved even lower this week, with the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaging 3.73 percent, its lowest average since May 2013.  
  • 01/09/2015
    Find out the average time it takes to build a new home in your region. 
  • 01/09/2015
    Real estate professionals in the Sacramento area are on alert after reports that an armed man kidnapped a real estate agent who was showing him a home Thursday afternoon. The agent escaped and the suspect fled the scene.