Wednesday
July 1, 2015

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 06/15/2015
    Is a client getting under your skin? A negotiation getting too tense? Here are some tips on how to avoid losing your cool. 
  • 06/12/2015
    Fixed-rate mortgages were back on the rise again this week, with the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rising above the 4 percent average for the first time in nearly a year, Freddie Mac reports. 
  • 06/12/2015
    The rapid growth of the renter population expected within the next 15 years will create significant demand for new rental housing construction and encourage a shift of owner-occupied dwellings to rentals, a new report predicts. 
  • 06/12/2015
    Borrowers who aren't as forthcoming on their loan applications on certain items – such as occupancy status – may feel like it's harmless, but lenders say such "white lies" constitute fraud. 
  • 06/12/2015
    The gap between appraisers and home owners' perceptions over the value of homes is widening. 
  • 06/12/2015
    "While still a small group, millennial home owners are just as active as older generations when it comes to renovating and decorating," finds a new study by the remodeling site Houzz. 
  • 06/12/2015
    These innovative and sustainable solutions seek to address housing needs in the emerging markets all over the world. 
  • 06/12/2015
    Big changes to the process and forms used in real estate closings are coming August 1 and many real estate professionals are wondering what it will take to ensure closings go smoothly in the new environment.
  • 06/11/2015
    "There is a notable difference in seller psychology today compared to 10 years ago," finds a new survey by Coldwell Banker. 
  • 06/11/2015
    A new analysis finds that it is cheaper to buy rather than rent in 80 percent of the counties in the U.S. So what's keeping some renters from making a move?