Wednesday
October 22, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 10/06/2014
    The New York Times’ editorial board recently called on governments at all levels to help the aging Baby Boomer population obtain affordable housing.
  • 10/06/2014
    The National Association of REALTORS® has been granted the rights to manage the new “.realestate” top-level domain. Alongside its recently acquired “.REALTOR” domain, the association intends to carve out a central spot for real estate information on the Internet.
  • 10/03/2014
    Find out the 10 U.S. cities that boasted the highest number of luxury home sales valued at $1 million-plus in the past year. 
  • 10/03/2014
    Sixty-four percent of firms say they expect profitability from all real estate activities to rise in the next year, according to a new report from NAR.
  • 10/03/2014
    Ben Bernanke, speaking at a conference in Chicago on Oct. 2, recently admitted that he "recently tried to refinance [his] mortgage," but was "unsuccessful in doing so."
  • 10/03/2014
    Mortgage rates are falling, despite the cuts to the Federal Reserve's monthly bond purchases that were expected to send long-term rates higher. 
  • 10/03/2014
    Nationally, the average monthly cost to rent a one-bedroom apartment in August was $939, but in some neighborhoods across the country renters are paying quadruple that. 
  • 10/03/2014
    Real estate safety has been thrust into the national spotlight after the recent murder of an Arkansas real estate agent. The Birmingham Association of REALTORS® has been using its "10 commandments" of agent safety to remind its members of extra precautions to take while working in real estate. 
  • 10/02/2014
    Wells Fargo and Citigroup are being sued by borrowers who say the banks ruined their credit scores by wrongfully reporting foreclosures and bankruptcies instead of short sales.
  • 10/02/2014
    REALTOR® Magazine spoke to those who knew the Arkansas real estate agent who captivated the industry after she disappeared from a home showing last week. We found out what a wonderful woman she was.