Posts Tagged ‘David Crowe’

Borrowing By Consumers Increases in April by $20.5 Billion

June 5th, 2015

      Sources: Construction spending up 2.2% in April CoreLogic: Home prices rose 6.8% annually in April Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates remain near 2015 high Lawler: Characteristics Homes Built in 2014; Construction of “Moderately-Sized” SF Homes Remained Low in 2014 MBA, NAHREP Forge Partnership to Train and Recruit Hispanic Mortgage

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David Crowe Joins Bruce Norris on the Real Estate Radio Show #415

December 23rd, 2014

  David Crowe Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of NAHB (Full Bio) Bruce Norris is joined again this week by Dr. David Crowe. Dr. Crowe is Chief Economist and Senior Vice Pretsident of the National Association of Home Builders. He is responsible for NAHB’s forecast of housing and economic trends, survey research and

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The Norris Group Real Estate News Roundup 10/27/11

October 27th, 2011

Today’s News Synopsis: In today’s news, the pending sales for existing homes fell 4.6& in the U.S., according to Bloomberg.  Mortgage rates are holding steady at their lowest recorded in almost 60 years.  Last week the number of people filing for unemployment decreased to 402,000, although the number of unemployed is

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The Norris Group Real Estate News Roundup 10/24/11

October 24th, 2011

Today’s News Synopsis: A big story in the news is changes are being made to the refinancing program to help more homeowners who are underwater.  Campbell/Inside Mortgage Finance reported the time it takes to approve a mortgage could now take up to 60 days as opposed to 30 originally.  Realty Times

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The Norris Group Real Estate News Roundup 7/28/11

July 28th, 2011

Today’s News Synopsis: The sales for existing homes increased 2.4% in June according to Bloomberg.  However, chief economist for Fannie Mae warned this does not necessarily mean a turn-around in the market.  In other news, despite a huge decrease in foreclosures in 84% of U.S. cities, there are still ten cities with

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The Norris Group Real Estate News Roundup 7/18/11

July 18th, 2011

Today’s News Synopsis: According to NAHB index, confidence for newly-built single-family homes increases two points.  DS News reported former Ohio attorney genereal has been nominated by Obama as the new head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.  Republicans John Campbell and Gary Ackerman have introduced a new bill that will increase the loan

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The Norris Group Real Estate News Roundup 6/14/10

June 14th, 2010

Christopher Cagan from First American predicts a dip in housing prices in the near future. A study from Harvard University seems to show that high unemployment is fueling the foreclosure crisis. Christopher Thornberg of Beacon Economics believes the recession is currently over, but he expects economic conditions to get worse over the next two years.REIS Inc predicts U.S. apartments may lead a rebound in commercial real estate.