Thursday
April 17, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 03/31/2014
    Low housing inventories are making all-cash offers "mandatory in some markets," according to a new ZipRealty report. 
  • 03/31/2014
    A new survey reveals cities that are seeing brisk multifamily business, based on apartment availability, as well as economic and population growth. 
  • 03/31/2014
    Move, Inc. says it will roll out a new iPad geared specifically for real estate professionals later this spring.
  • 03/28/2014
    “As we head into the home buying season, these markets show favorable conditions for first-time home buyers, which is encouraging because these buyers are crucial to the housing market,” says the CEO of Move Inc., an operator of realtor.com. 
  • 03/28/2014
    Here's a quick look at the hot trends in home interiors for this season.
  • 03/28/2014
    Due to strong buyer response, Fannie Mae has announced it will extend the deadline for an incentive program that allows home buyers to receive up to 3.5 percent in closing cost assistance on purchases of its HomePath foreclosed properties.
  • 03/28/2014
    For the eighth consecutive month, contracts to purchase previously owned homes took a tumble in February, but the slowdown may be nearing an end, according to NAR’s latest report. 
  • 03/28/2014
    Fixed mortgage rates were on the rise this week, “applying additional pressure for those markets that are already feeling an affordability pinch,” Freddie Mac reports in its weekly mortgage market survey. 
  • 03/28/2014
    Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate is sponsoring a national Open House Weekend March 29 and 30 to lure more buyers out for the spring-buying season. 
  • 03/27/2014
    Seventy percent of baby boomers say that the house they live in when they retire will be the best home they've ever had, according to a survey conducted by Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate.