Monday
September 1, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 08/12/2014
    From 2010 to 2020, immigrants could account for more than one-third of the growth in home owners, according to the Research Institute for Housing America.
  • 08/12/2014
    California tech hubs continue to rank at the top among high-income areas of the country, but other states are also seeing wages rise.
  • 08/12/2014
    Cities in the central part of the U.S. are now feeling the affects of skyrocketing rents, and the problem is expected to only get worse in every corner of the country.
  • 08/11/2014
    The nation’s most popular credit-scoring system announced it is tweaking some of its criteria. Certain consumers could see their credit score rise by 25 points due to the changes.
  • 08/11/2014
    A listing in Hong Kong could be the most expensive home sold on a price-per-square-foot basis.
  • 08/11/2014
    The violent carjacking of a real estate agent in Philadelphia led to the death of a mother and three children last month.
  • 08/11/2014
    Government-sponsored enterprises Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have been working through the REO inventory load they hold on their books, a move that helped them report a profit yet again in the latest quarter. 
  • 08/11/2014
    The technology that allows drivers to vocally give requests is becoming more common in new cars, but researchers say there’s a lot to be done before voice recognition is perfected.
  • 08/11/2014
    How happy are Americans with their housing, compared to the rest of the world? The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development attempts to rank countries' well being on metrics beyond GDP. 
  • 08/08/2014
    "The continued cautious sentiment expressed across the range of consumer indicators this month gives weight to our view that the first phase of the housing recovery is decelerating, and 2014 will be a year of mixed housing outcomes,” according to Fannie Mae’s latest housing report.