Wednesday
March 4, 2015

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 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. 
  • 02/10/2015
    An improving job market, low mortgage rates, and recent moves by the government to loosen up mortgage credit is fueling greater optimism among real estate professionals. 
  • 02/10/2015
    The easing of credit is opening the door to more home buyers this year, says HUD Secretary Julian Castro.
  • 02/10/2015
    Many lenders have curtailed the number of FHA loans they’re originating due to fears of huge penalties on loans that go bust. But FHA may be showing signs of being less strict with the penalties.  
  • 02/10/2015
    It’s proving to already be a good year for the hospitality industry. New York’s Baccarat Hotel isn’t officially open for business yet, but its hotel rooms are already fetching record-breaking numbers.
  • 02/10/2015
    A sales price of just $10 still couldn’t save this Chicago house from being razed. 
  • 02/10/2015
    These tips will help your clients get their lawns in prime shape this Spring.