Posts Tagged ‘CoreLogic’

Store Wars….Trader Joes, Whole Foods…..ALDI???

August 15th, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: Attom Data Solutions shows you what grocery store is better for investors.  The NAHB reported builder confidence increased this month by 4 points and now stands at 68.  Affordable homes are becoming more and more rare, leaving many more having a harder time finding a place to live. In

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Do You Think of Real Estate When You Look At Facebook?

August 14th, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: Facebook has launched “Dynamic Ads For Real Estate.”  According to the latest Equity report from CoreLogic, the percentage of homes in the U.S. with positive equity is at a high percentage of 93.9%.  Realtor.com figured out how long it would take to save for a down payment on

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“Sellers Need a Trusted Adviser (Realtors) They Can Lean On”-Zillow

August 10th, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: Instant Offers:  Zillow tells you what it is, isn’t, what they learned and where it’s going.  Housing affordability is lower with increased home prices and tight inventory, standing at 29% compared to 32% in the first quarter.  Mortgage rates also decreased again with 30-year rates at 3.9% and

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Is Aging In Place Dominating the Housing Market?

August 8th, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: Baby Boomers who refuse to sell are adding to housing shortage.  A recent study from Trulia showed those with a greater chance of owning a home and higher ownership rates were those who graduated from college and received advanced degrees.  An entire street in San Francisco was just

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Is There An Open Rebellion Against the Real Estate Giant?

August 2nd, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: Some NYC brokerages have stopped sending listings to StreetEasy and Zillow group websites.  Will more follow?  More and more households are seeing multiple generations living together in the same house.  $38 million from HUD will be contributed towards combating discrimination in the housing market. In The News: Realtor.com – “All in

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Why Aren’t More Veterans Taking Advantage of Very Low VA Rates?

August 1st, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: Veterans and active duty members are eligible for some of the lowest mortgage rates available, yet only 7% have used VA loans in the last 5 years.  The latest home price report from CoreLogic showed a 6.7% increase in home prices in June.  Los Angeles saw another rise

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Is Airbnb Ruining Rental Markets? Bigger Pockets Answers That Question

July 31st, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: What is Airbnb doing to rental markets?  The National Association of Realtors reported a 1.5% increase in pending home sales in June, while Black Knight Financial Services showed home prices increased 1.1% in May.  With many department stores expected to close, grocery stores may be moving into their

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Millennials Believe Technology Makes the Real Estate Investment Process Easier

July 26th, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: What is spurring Millennial home ownership?  According to Forbes, it’s real estate investing.  Despite previous plans to increase interest rates again this month, the Federal Reserve has decided to postpone it once again.  The Mortgage Bankers Association reported mortgage applications increased 0.4% from last week. In The News: CoreLogic – “CoreLogic

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Ten Years After The Crash, Gen-X Homeowners Still Lagging Behind

July 18th, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: Homeowners of Generation X are the ones that are still hurting the most from the Housing Crash and having trouble gaining equity in their homes.  The NAHB reported builder confidence decreased this month, although it continues to stay strong.  A record number of homes was sold this month

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Mortgage Performance Continues to Improve According to CoreLogic

July 11th, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: Mortgage performances are improving with only 4.8% being delinquent in April according to the latest Loan Performance Insights Report.  Janet Yellen is heading up to testify before Congress, all in the midst of a market with increased job growth and not-increasing wages.  Consumers can now have easier access

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