Posts Tagged ‘American Bankruptcy Institute’

The Norris Group Real Estate News Roundup 8/4/10

August 4th, 2010

Mortgage application volume increased 1.3 percent this week, according to the MBA. Large home builders, such as PulteGroup and DR Horton, are claiming a quarterly profit. Analysts expect total payrolls to decline in official Census data which is due Friday. The American Bankruptcy Institute expressed concerns that consumer bankruptcies might total 1.6 million this year.

The Norris Group Real Estate News Roundup 10/2/09

October 2nd, 2009

Interthinx’s employment and income fraud index decreased by 33 percent from Q2 of 2008 to Q2 of 2009. Real estate expert John Burns believes that the new short sale incentive program will be helpful in clearing up excess inventory. According to the American Bankruptcy Institute and National Bankruptcy Research Center, U.S. consumer bankruptcies passed 1 million during the first 9 months of 2009. The U.S. government could lose nearly 80 percent of its $2.33 billion investment in CIT, should the company choose to exchange its debt.