Sunday
March 1, 2015

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 02/09/2015
    The director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency says he’s investigating allowing debt cuts for a group of borrowers who owe more than their homes are worth. 
  • 02/09/2015
    The rise in home prices is helping lenders of REO properties to gross a higher recovery of unpaid balances at sale.
  • 02/09/2015
    Low mortgage rates have prompted a refinance rush among borrowers, as home owners act to lock in super low rates and cut their monthly mortgage payments or shorten their loan’s terms. 
  • 02/09/2015
    With tax season approaching, it's good to let your clients know the tax benefits of home ownership.
  • 02/06/2015
    More state REALTOR® associations are warning their members about a flood of suspicious phone calls that real estate agents are receiving from a man posing as a prospective buyer who then takes the conversation too personal.
  • 02/06/2015
    Average fixed-rate mortgages once again fell back to near 20-month lows, with 30-year fixed rate mortgages well-under 4 percent and 15-year rates below 3 percent.
  • 02/06/2015
    News Corp’s digital real estate service segments, which now includes realtor.com®, “certainly exceeded our expectations in traffic growth in recent weeks,” Chief Executive Robert Thomson said in an earnings conference call Thursday. 
  • 02/06/2015
    In making rent or paying a mortgage, 52 percent of Americans say they’ve had to make at least one major sacrifice in order to make their payments, new research finds. 
  • 02/06/2015
    The mortgage financing giant will be selling its iconic national headquarters in Washington, D.C., and redevelop property belonging to The Washington Post into its new home base. 
  • 02/06/2015
    Earlier this week, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its list of the Top 10 States for LEED, the world’s most recognized green building rating system.