Tuesday
September 30, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 09/15/2014
    Everyone wants to live in a smart place. But the magic mix that makes a place smart is composed of a lot of different dynamics coming together all at once.
  • 09/12/2014
    Homes within highly rated school districts tend to have a higher median sales price, sell for a greater percentage over the list price, and sell faster, according to a new study.
  • 09/12/2014
    You and your buyers should walk through every home like there is a nanny cam recording your private conversations. If you are recorded, it could be used against you in negotiations, warns a new video produced by Washington REALTORS®.
  • 09/12/2014
    The average percentage rates for fixed-rate mortgages inched up slightly this week, but continue to hover near yearly lows.
  • 09/12/2014
    The luxury market is gaining momentum, and the homes fetching some of the heftiest price tags are spending less time sitting on the market.
  • 09/12/2014
    Any future real estate project in New York City needing a zoning change from the city will be required to add affordable units.
  • 09/12/2014
    With September being REALTOR® Safety Month, agents and brokers offer their best safety advice when meeting clients in the field.
  • 09/11/2014
    A bill that would reauthorize the federal backstop for terrorism risk insurance has been approved by the Senate and a U.S. House committee but may not progress further until the next session of Congress.
  • 09/11/2014
    A slowdown in price growth and in the housing market hasn't prompted Capital Economics analysts to change their housing forecast. They still see growth ahead for the sector. 
  • 09/11/2014
    About 20 percent of households who would benefit from refinancing are not doing it — and they could be losing out on lessening their mortgage payments by thousands of dollars over the life of the loan.