Posts Tagged ‘Census’

The Norris Group Real Estate News Roundup 3/14/11

March 14th, 2011

FHA extended HARP until June 30, 2012. The Supreme Court of New York ruled in favor of MERS, confirming it’s ability to foreclose on a mortgage and assign it. An attorney general accused Meredian Financial of tricking homeowners into believing it was their current mortgage company and took fees for refinancing services that never transpired. California home values decreased 4.25% for the year ended January, according to MDA DataQuick.

The Norris Group Real Estate News Roundup 8/6/10

August 6th, 2010

Non-farm payrolls decreased by 131,000 in July, according to the Department of Labor. HUD’s secretary announced a new program, which will allow borrowers to refinance on underwater mortgages. Barclay’s Capital is taking back their previous estimate of a double dip recession, and now believes we will experience ‘moderate growth’. One-third of U.S. citizens are renting, and more than 14% live in a rental apartment.

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 9/28/09

September 28th, 2009

Today’s news Synopsis: The Federal Reserve has printed $860 billion in mortgage-backed securities. Under the new U.S. Treasury Department program,  states that provide  mortgages to low-income borrowers may receive up to 35 billion dollars in Federal aid. According to SoCal MLS, distressed sales accounted for 40 percent of all Orange County sales

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