Wednesday
May 25, 2016

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 05/09/2016
    A brokerage in Hollywood wants to push the boundaries in real estate videos, and it hopes its sexy new property video does just that. 
  • 05/09/2016
    “Current home owners in many metro areas – especially those who purchased a home immediately after the downturn – have enjoyed a sizeable boost in housing equity and household wealth in recent years,” says NAR’s chief economist. 
  • 05/06/2016
    House lawmakers have passed a bill to allow home owners to choose a private flood insurance policy, if one exists in their area, without taking a hit to their federal rate if they decide to return to the federal flood insurance program. Find out more in NAR's news video, The Voice for Real Estate.
  • 05/06/2016
    In this week's episode of ABC's hit show, character Phil Dunphy, a real estate practitioner, offers some humorous wit about the difference between a REALTOR® and a real estate agent.
  • 05/06/2016
    Since the start of February, mortgage rates have stayed low for an extended period of time, allowing house hunters to take advantage of historically low rates, Freddie Mac's chief economist says.
  • 05/06/2016
    A Louisiana man is indicted for allegedly duping practitioners nationwide into buying fake advertising, and federal investigators are asking more victims to come forward.
  • 05/06/2016
    Reuters reports that a Russian hacker was able to gain access to hundreds of millions of accounts on the most popular e-mail servers, including Gmail, Yahoo!, and Hotmail.
  • 05/06/2016
    Jim Olsen, a practitioner in Milwaukee, was attacked by two gunmen when he arrived at an apartment for a showing. He shares his tale and pleads with real estate professionals to take more precautions in the field.
  • 05/05/2016
    If you're still not sure how to explain the benefits of smart home technology to your clients, this guide is for you.
  • 05/05/2016
    Whole house remodels – both large and small additions – are returning to levels not seen since prior to the Great Recession, a new survey shows.