Wednesday
March 4, 2015

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 02/12/2015
    The loan-insurer was put on the defensive Wednesday by lawmakers who questioned the agency’s recent decision to lower the insurance fees that it charges to home buyers.
  • 02/12/2015
    Mortgage payments often make up a person’s largest monthly expense – yet more than a third of borrowers have no clue what interest rate they’re paying, a new poll shows. 
  • 02/12/2015
    Debt levels among Americans age 55 and older continues to rise, which could put millions of baby boomers’ homes at risk, according to a new report.
  • 02/12/2015
    Coldwell Banker will unveil a new national television commercial during the 87th Academy Awards on Feb. 22 that sets out to touch the heart of dog-lovers and paint them as the pet-friendly brokerage.
  • 02/11/2015
    It's not a typo: To demonstrate sustainable principles, students who hoped for a homebuilding budget of $3,350 brought it in for $489.
  • 02/11/2015
    The Denver metro area’s multiple-listing service, REcolorado, has ordered a brokerage to shut down a database that is divulging buyer-broker commissions on every home listed in the metro area.  
  • 02/11/2015
    Consumers are more positive about their personal finances at the start of this year, which is having a spillover effect on their attitudes toward the housing market, according to Fannie Mae’s latest housing survey.
  • 02/11/2015
    The steady decline in completed foreclosures is a good sign of healing in the housing market, but pockets of high foreclosure inventories across the country demonstrate the unevenness of the housing recovery, according to a new report.
  • 02/11/2015
    "Service members should never have to worry about losing their home to an illegal foreclosure while they are serving our country," a spokesman for the Department of Justice says  announcing a $123 million settlement.
  • 02/11/2015
    Loan demand softened in the latest week as the 30-year mortgage rate rose to its highest level since early January.