Saturday
August 29, 2015

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 08/07/2015
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is urging the mortgage industry to move to electronic closings following its recent pilot program showed consumers favor it over in-person mortgage closings. 
  • 08/07/2015
    Seventy-five metro areas out of 360 examined nationwide have returned to or exceeded their last normal levels of economic and housing activity during the second quarter, according to a new index. 
  • 08/07/2015
    For those who've cast millennials as a generation of renters, more surveys are showing that not to be true. Young adults are the most optimistic when it comes to viewing their home purchase as a strong investment and they're making up the largest share of home buyers. 
  • 08/07/2015
    Find out how big data is set to transform the commercial real estate industry.
  • 08/06/2015
    A large number of home owners may be erroneously perceiving themselves as underwater on their mortgage, according to a new report.
  • 08/06/2015
    The jumbo loan market is getting bigger as banks loosen up underwriting standards to attract more of the high-end housing market. 
  • 08/06/2015
    What are the two chief motivators for house hunters in choosing the right home? A survey reveals what the majority of buyers are looking for. 
  • 08/06/2015
    The percentage of homes being flipped by investors fell to 4.5 percent of all single-family home sales in the second quarter, despite an increase in average flipping returns.
  • 08/06/2015
    Freddie Mac reported a $4.2 billion total profit during the second quarter, citing a strong start to its new 3 percent down payment product. 
  • 08/06/2015
    There are common blind spots where dirt likes to gather, and they also happen to be places buyers might be scrutinizing. Share quick tips with sellers on how to clean these obscure but important places.