Thursday
January 29, 2015

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 01/09/2015
    Real estate professionals in the Sacramento area are on alert after reports that an armed man kidnapped a real estate agent who was showing him a home Thursday afternoon. The agent escaped and the suspect fled the scene.
  • 01/09/2015
    Severe weather events and natural hazards can devastate a community, resulting in a loss of homes and lives. But for the past two years in the U.S., severe natural disasters have been relatively quiet. Could it be a long-term trend? 
  • 01/09/2015
    App-enabled products debuting at the Consumer Electronic Show this week, such as washers, dryers, and refrigerators, will be the next hot trend your buyer ask for.
  • 01/08/2015
    Responding to recent calls from industry leaders and associations, the Federal Housing Administration announced it will lower its insurance premiums.
  • 01/08/2015
    Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of REALTORS®, shares his 2015 forecast and what to expect in housing this year.
  • 01/08/2015
    Some of the areas with the highest home-price appreciation are in states where the energy boom has been focused. Will the plummeting costs of oil chip away at home prices?
  • 01/08/2015
    The loan product, once blamed for the subprime mortgage crisis, has evolved over the last few years. The changes may ease some of the industry's fears about its re-emergence.
  • 01/08/2015
    Though Americans' confidence in the economy is growing, there are still a few factors making them uncertain about making a real estate move.
  • 01/08/2015
    With both the House and Senate's stamp of approval to extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act for six more years, the bill moves to President Barack Obama's desk.
  • 01/07/2015
    The real estate website Zillow will cease receiving feeds of “hundreds of thousands” of for-sale listings from ListHub. Zillow announces it plans to end its agreement with the Move Inc. syndicator by April 7.