Friday
January 30, 2015

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 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.
  • 01/07/2015
    Some of the steepest increases in rental costs occurred in smaller to midsized cities last year, a break from the traditional pattern of seeing the highest increases among the largest metros. 
  • 01/07/2015
    More young professionals are gradually returning to the real estate sector as recent labor and wage gains grow their confidence. 
  • 01/07/2015
    Is the FHA overcharging new borrowers to make up for undercharging older ones? An Urban Institute analysis suggests the agency needs to lower its fees. 
  • 01/07/2015
    Beyond the seasonal slowdown, mortgage applications for home purchases remain 8 percent below last year's level, indicating that home buyers are still very cautious, says the chief economist for the Mortgage Bankers Association.