Thursday
December 18, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 11/26/2014
    The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced a new policy this week that will permit some foreclosed home owners to purchase at fair market value the homes that they had lost. 
  • 11/26/2014
    Forty-six percent of the nation’s metro areas saw home prices rises last month. Where have sales prices have been on the rise the most?
  • 11/26/2014
    Stretch those dollars, renters: Higher rents are expected in the new year. 
  • 11/26/2014
    With holidays approaching, even a drop in mortgage rates couldn’t keep loan demand up in the latest week.
  • 11/25/2014
    Forty-six counties will see conforming loan limits increase next year, showing that these areas have seen home values rise by some of the largest amounts in the past year.
  • 11/25/2014
    Expect a bright year ahead in 2015 for the U.S. commercial real estate market: The National Association of REALTORS® projects rent increases and tighter vacancy rates.
  • 11/25/2014
    High-end homes are getting easier to sell, with the luxury market posting some of the largest increases in home sales compared to every other price category.
  • 11/25/2014
    Townhouse construction was on the rise year-over-year in the third quarter, boosting a sector that has been sluggish the last few years.
  • 11/25/2014
    Big investors are gradually stepping away from many housing markets, as distressed homes start to dry up. But another type of investor is stepping in to fill their shoes.
  • 11/25/2014
    If an agent's office is too far from the showing they've scheduled with a prospective client, where's a safe place to meet? One broker makes a surprising proposal that could save the lives of real estate professionals across the country.