Thursday
July 24, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 07/02/2014
    For the fifth time in the past six weeks, mortgage applications dropped nationwide. 
  • 07/02/2014
    A new law championed by the Virginia Association of REALTORS® is helping first-time home buyers set up tax-free savings accounts to cover down payments or closing costs on their future home purchase.
  • 07/02/2014
    A new survey shows why more home owners may be getting more inclined to soon make a move.  
  • 07/02/2014
    New research shows that sitting too much can pose health risks to your organs, muscles, and even brain. Discover what's likely to harm you and how you can adopt good habits and discard the bad.
  • 07/02/2014
    The Federal Trade Commission has announced legal action against cell phone carrier T-Mobile, accusing it of illegally earning hundreds of millions of dollars by placing illegitimate charges on some customers’ cell phone bills for premium texting services that customers say they never authorized.
  • 07/01/2014
    Housing expert Jonathan P. Smoke will move into a new role as realtor.com®’s first chief economist, Move Inc. announced Monday.
  • 07/01/2014
    Officials with the National Association of REALTORS® say they’re concerned that the FHA's program to reduce first-time home buyers' mortgage insurance premiums imposes fees that negate the cost savings.
  • 07/01/2014
    Renters who have never been late with a rent payment may soon find that their stellar record can help lift their credit scores when it comes time to shop for a mortgage.
  • 07/01/2014
    The FAA is targeting several brokerages in New York City that use drones, slapping them with subpoenas and demanding they ground their model aircraft.
  • 07/01/2014
    Pending home sales posted a sharp 6.1 percent rise in May, as lower mortgage rates and rising inventories helped propel the market into the summer season.