Saturday
April 19, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 04/01/2014
    A new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau report breaks down the most common complaints that the agency is receiving about mortgages.
  • 04/01/2014
    REALTORS® are reporting less and less that their first-time buyers are obtaining mortgages with down payments of 6 percent or less.
  • 04/01/2014
    Foreclosures and short sales accounted for a total of 16 percent of February home sales, down from 25 percent a year ago, according to the National Association of REALTORS®.
  • 04/01/2014
    Multifamily real estate investment trusts are becoming real estate’s “red-hot category,” and it was the most profitable sector of commercial real estate in the first quarter of 2014.
  • 03/31/2014
    Convenience, livability, and energy efficiency are top priorities in the construction of new homes this year, according to a new survey that reveals the most popular features in new single-family homes. 
  • 03/31/2014
    “The housing recovery has taken root in hundreds of counties across the country,” according to a new report by RealtyTrac.
  • 03/31/2014
    Low housing inventories are making all-cash offers "mandatory in some markets," according to a new ZipRealty report. 
  • 03/31/2014
    A new survey reveals cities that are seeing brisk multifamily business, based on apartment availability, as well as economic and population growth. 
  • 03/31/2014
    Move, Inc. says it will roll out a new iPad geared specifically for real estate professionals later this spring.
  • 03/28/2014
    “As we head into the home buying season, these markets show favorable conditions for first-time home buyers, which is encouraging because these buyers are crucial to the housing market,” says the CEO of Move Inc., an operator of realtor.com.