In the News

View articles from 2015

December 2016

12 / 29Higher Loan Limits Coming in '17
12 / 29Is the Home Office on Its Way Out?
12 / 28HGTV's 'Fixer Upper' Sparks Buyer Rush
12 / 28Survey: Higher Rates Don't Scare Buyers
12 / 27First Timers Aren't Backing Down
12 / 27The 10 Best Cities for Singles
12 / 22Percentage of Young Americans Living With Parents Rises to 75-Year High
12 / 21Loan Demand Up After 10 Weeks of Decreases
12 / 21The Nation’s Fastest-Growing States
12 / 20Woman Power Strikes the Housing Market
12 / 16Mortgage Rates Continue Upward Trend
12 / 15Fed's Rate Hike Confirms It: Time Is Running Out on Low Mortgage Rates
12 / 13Four More Years? No Quick End In Sight For The U.S. Housing Shortage
12 / 13'Rate Lock' May Deflate Buyer Demand in 2017
12 / 13Younger Buyers Move Closer to Middle America
12 / 12Where to Find a Profitable Flip?
12 / 5Trump Announces Carson as HUD Pick

November 2016

11 / 30The 5 Real Estate Trends That Will Shape 2017
11 / 28How I Used Real Estate to Completely Fund My Kid's College Education
11 / 23Conforming Mortgage Limits Rise for 2017
11 / 14Panic in housing market as Trump effect pushes mortgage rates to 4%
11 / 11Uncertainty Over the Election Moves Rates Up
11 / 3Rates Move to Highest Averages in Months
11 / 3After Election, What Happens to Housing Issues?
11 / 3Outlook: Home Sales Have Bright Future
11 / 2How Housing Would Fare Under Clinton, Trump

October 2016

10 / 31A sky-high dog park and workouts with a bird's-eye view: The Independent releases ne
10 / 26Buyers Not Moving on Lower Mortgage Rates
10 / 247 Mistakes That Cost Homeowners BIG Money During Cold Weather
10 / 24Airbnb, N.Y. Face Off on Home Rentals
10 / 17Home Owners’ Biggest Fear
10 / 6The Rental Market Shows Signs of Cooling
10 / 5Home Owners Rush to Refinance

September 2016

9 / 30Mortgage Rates Dip to 10-Week Low
9 / 305 Insurance Tips for Home Renovation Projects
9 / 23Mortgage Rates Head Back Down
9 / 20Homes are Getting More Affordable
9 / 9Home Owners Rush to Lock in Lower Rates
9 / 9Millennials Will be Renting for a Lot Longer
9 / 74 Colors That Turn Off Buyers
9 / 74 Deep-Cleaning Targets to Help a Home Shine
9 / 6These Could Be the Best Cities for Prospecting

August 2016

8 / 26Good for Buyers: Mortgage Rates Barely Budge
8 / 25Attention, Home Shoppers: You Now Have More Leverage
8 / 23The Best Time to Invest Is Now?
8 / 19Yun: Home Ownership Still Matters
8 / 17Loan Demand Drops Despite Low Rates
8 / 16Freddie Mac Lowers Mortgage Rate Predictions
8 / 12Study Reveals Best Real Estate Pricing Strategy
8 / 8The Supersized Closet Is Hitting the Market
8 / 5Mortgage Rates Near 2016 Lows Again
8 / 3Mortgage Apps Slip Even as Rates Go Lower
8 / 3Luxury Market 'Not What It Was'
8 / 2It’s a Good Time to Sell, Americans Say

July 2016

7 / 2910 Best Cities for Seniors Ranked
7 / 29Mortgage Rates Move Upwards, But Stay Low
7 / 27New-Home Sales Post a Strong Rebound
7 / 27Mortgage applications to buy and refinance drop 11%
7 / 26Is the Election Spooking Some Buyers?
7 / 22Mortgage Rates Inch Up Slightly This Week
7 / 22Remodeling Spending Near 2006 Peak
7 / 21Lot Prices Surge to Record Highs
7 / 21Home Sales Up as First-Time Buyers Re-Emerge
7 / 19Bubble Watch: Could the Housing Markets in These Top Cities Be Getting Too Hot?
7 / 12The Pros and Cons of Low Mortgage Rates
7 / 11The Luxury Deck Becomes Latest Must-Have
7 / 8Mortgage Rates Near All-Time Lows
7 / 6Turning NBA Stars Into Real Estate Moguls
7 / 6Mortgage Demand Up 14% on Falling Rates
7 / 5This Type of Millennial Is Mostly Likely to Live at Home
7 / 1Why Inflation Fears Are Growing
7 / 1Mortgage Rates Hover Near All-Time Low

June 2016

6 / 29Get Ready for a Baby Boomer Sell-Off
6 / 28Mortgage Rates in Free Fall Since Brexit Vote
6 / 27Yun: ‘Flashing Yellow Lights on Affordability’
6 / 22Existing-Home Sales at Highest Pace in 9 Years
6 / 17Mortgage Rates Plunge to 3-Year Lows
6 / 16Buyers Gaining Upper Hand in Luxury Market
6 / 16Mortgage Applications Drop Despite Low Rates
6 / 14What Living in a Tiny Home is Really Like
6 / 10Mortgage Rates Dip After Bad Jobs Report
6 / 9Now Trending: The Multifunctional Kitchen
6 / 7Rent vs. Buy? This Index Says Definitely ‘Buy’
6 / 7Another Reason for Tight Inventories
6 / 330-Year Mortgage Rates Push Upward

May 2016

5 / 31Denver Ranked as Best Tech Hot Spot
5 / 24Millennials Choose Parents’ Homes Over Romance
5 / 23Cash Sales Lowest Since 2008
5 / 20Mortgage Rates Remain Near 2016 Lows
5 / 16Mortgage Rates Drop to 3-Year Lows
5 / 16Should STRs Be Taxed Like Hotels?
5 / 13Yun: Watch Out for Inflation
5 / 12Rental Costs Eat Up 70% of Your Income Here
5 / 6Mortgage Rates Drop, Near 2016 Lows
5 / 5Where Home Values Are Up the Most
5 / 4Loan Demand Recedes Again

April 2016

4 / 29Mortgage Rates Inch Slightly Higher
4 / 29Homebuilders Say Major Uptick Coming
4 / 27Fed Votes to Leave Interest Rates Alone
4 / 27Uptick in Rates Prompts Loan Apps to Drop
4 / 22Mortgage Rates Staying Near Yearly Lows
4 / 21Why the Economy Is Slowing
4 / 21Sellers See Highest Price Gains in Years
4 / 20Buyers Not Taking Advantage of Low Rates
4 / 20Dorms for Adults Is a Trend Gaining Steam
4 / 15Mortgage Rates Reach a New Low for 2016
4 / 13Will Cohousing Catch on With Boomers?
4 / 12Has the Apartment Sector Reached Its Peak?
4 / 93 Ways Sellers Can Show Off Outdoor Space
4 / 8Mortgage Rates Hit New Low for 2016
4 / 8Buyer Cheat Sheet for a Seller's Market
4 / 4Jobs Report Offers Hope for Inventory Crisis
4 / 12016 Predicted to Be Housing’s Golden Year

March 2016

3 / 30Buyers Need to Be Ready for Some Competition
3 / 285 Money-Saving Tips for Spring House Projects
3 / 28Sales Contracts Jump to Highest Level in Months
3 / 23Loan Demand Eases, Refinancers Recede
3 / 226 Ways to Explain Low Inventory
3 / 21Sales Tumble Amid Alarmingly Low Inventories
3 / 21Cities to Watch: 2016's Fastest-Growing Places
3 / 18Mortgage Rates Edge Higher Again
3 / 17Fed Leaves Rates Alone: What This Means for Mortgages
3 / 17Fed Leaves Rates Alone: What This Means for Mortgages
3 / 163 Reasons We're Not in a Housing Bubble
3 / 155 Ways to Sell an Outdoor Space
3 / 14Why Your Home Buyers Really Need to Hurry
3 / 11The Top Outdoor Design Element for 2016
3 / 11Mortgage Rates Spring Forward, Only Slightly
3 / 105 Hidden Costs for New Buyers
3 / 7You're 'Trendy' if You Live Here
3 / 7Investors Upbeat, Yet Cautious About 2016
3 / 46 Kitchen Renovations That Really Pay Off
3 / 2Low Mortgage Rates May Be Losing Pull
3 / 1This is the Hottest Color in Home Decor

February 2016

2 / 29Commercial Sector to Face Tighter Availability
2 / 29Expect a Strong Spring Housing Market
2 / 26Mortgage Rates Back on Free Fall
2 / 21Mortgage Rates May Be Headed for Record Low
2 / 1930-Year Mortgages Hold at 3.65% This Week
2 / 95 Plants That Fight the Winter Blues
2 / 9Sluggish Wages Hamper Buyer Optimism
2 / 9This Has Homebuilders the Most Worried
2 / 8Commercial to See ‘Modest’ Growth in 2016
2 / 8Boost Curb Appeal with $100 in 4 Easy Steps
2 / 5Mortgage Rates Move Lower Than Expected
2 / 3Groundhogs Know Best: Spring Buying Is On
2 / 2Housing Affordability Still High, For Now

January 2016

1 / 29Mortgage Rates Retreat for 4th Week
1 / 282015 Marked ‘Very Strong Year’ for New Homes
1 / 27Loan Demand Spikes; Buyers Jump on Rates
1 / 27A State-by-State Look at Price Predictions
1 / 26Builders Debate a Millennial or Boomer Focus
1 / 25New Homes Are Getting Bigger and Pricier
1 / 22The Art of Home Staging
1 / 22Market Unrest Pushes Down Mortgage Rates
1 / 20Stock Sell-Off Sends Mortgage Applications Up
1 / 204 Poor Decor Choices New Home Owners Make
1 / 20Which Renovations Are and Aren't DIY
1 / 15Mortgage Rates Still on a Downward Trend
1 / 154 Must-Know Tips for Buying, Selling in 2016
1 / 14Construction Wave to Flood Market With Apartments
1 / 13NAR: Expect a More Modest Market in 2016
1 / 12Why Buyers, Sellers Shouldn't Panic
1 / 11What Americans Say Would Make Them Move
1 / 11Places Most Likely to Overachieve in 2016
1 / 11More Americans Say It’s a Good Time to Sell
1 / 8Midsized Cities Best for Families
1 / 8Mortgage Rates Start Year Dipping Below 4%
1 / 8How Did Housing Really Do in 2015?