Posts Tagged ‘Bob Nielsen’

The Norris Group Real Estate News Roundup 12/22/11

December 22nd, 2011

Today’s News Synopsis: DS News reported both 15-year and 30-year mortgage rates are at their lowest on record.  Foreclosures increased over 20% from last quarter despite mortgage delinquencies holding steady.  Bank of America just settled their recent lawsuit with the Justice Department over unfair lending practices.  Claims of unemployment are also at

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The Norris Group Real Estate News Roundup 12/12/11

December 12th, 2011

Today’s News Synopsis: U.S. bank credit is seeing its fastest growth in three years, leading the Federal Reserve to believe the economy will continue to expand.  Housing Wire reported that more security analysts prefer the large mortgage servicers despite their reported difficulties.  The Realty Times gave an overview of the current

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The Norris Group Real Estate News Roundup 10/31/11

October 31st, 2011

Today’s News Synopsis: According to the Realty Times, the FHA is planning to make changes to the HARP program, including allowing more borrowers to be eligible for mortgage refinancing.  The U.S. is seeing more short sales in several different cities, Los Angeles having the highest number.  CNN Money reported home prices

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The Norris Group Real Estate News Roundup 10/21/11

October 21st, 2011

Today’s News Synopsis: This week’s video is I Survived Real Estate 2011, which can be seen on the Norris Group website and YouTube.  The housing market is continuing to show signs of weakness according to the latest CoreLogic report.  According to the Los Angeles Times, the unemployment rate is showing signs

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The Norris Group Real Estate News Roundup 9/9/11

September 9th, 2011

Sources: Americans Harbor Glum Outlook for Housing and the Economy State sees first bump in property assessments in three years Obama Pledges to Refinance Millions of Mortgages at Today’s Rates CBO casts doubt over Fed refinancing plan Financial Firms ‘Disappointed’ FHFA Chose Lawsuits Over Negotiations AG Settlement Will Not Release Banks from Securitization Liability Today’s News Synopsis: In

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The Norris Group Real Estate News Roundup 8/1/11

August 1st, 2011

Today’s News Synopsis: DS News reported home ownership rates are at the lowest they have been in 13 years.  NAHB Chairman Bob Nielsen released his statement today regarding an agreement on the debt ceiling.  Housing Wire reported the Senate Banking Committee will be meeting tomorrow to discuss changes to mortgage servicing

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