Posts Tagged ‘Goldman Sachs Group’

New MERS Fee Upheld by Connecticut Supreme Court that Could Prevent Future Lawsuits

August 8th, 2016

Today’s News Synopsis: Consumer confidence in Canada increased to 59.9 with the increase in consumer optimism over the economy and housing market.  A new MERS fee was just upheld by the Connecticut Supreme Court that could prevent future lawsuits against the system.  Real estate investors are continually wondering which market

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Builder Confidence Increases One Point

July 16th, 2015

  Today’s News Synopsis:   The NAHB reported an increase in builder confidence, which now stands at 60.  Applications for new home purchases increased last month by 1%.  Bank of America reported growth in their mortgage sector, while Goldman Sachs reported an almost 50% decrease in their profit.   In The News: NAHB – “Builder Confidence

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Home Prices Increase Ever So Slightly for Eighth Month Straight

September 23rd, 2014

      Today’s News Synopsis: Home prices in the U.S. increased only slightly by o.1% for the eighth month in a row.  Confidence in the housing market increased this past summer according to the latest Zillow report.  The U.S. is experiencing a shortage of around 1 million affordable homes following budget cuts in

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The Norris Group Real Estate News Roundup 1/16/13

January 16th, 2013

Today’s News Synopsis: The Mortgage Bankers Association reported a 15.2% increase in mortgage applications last week.  21 people have been arrested on charges of unemployment fraud totaling $5 million.  JPMorgan reported a 53% increase in earnings with the increase in mortgage fees. In The News: Inman – “Coldwell Banker partners with Videolicious” (1-16-13) “In

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The Norris Group Real Estate News Roundup 2/3/12

February 3rd, 2012

Sources: Real Estate Outlook: Existing-Home Sales Rise Again CoreLogic Records 4.7% Drop in Home Prices in 2011 ADP: Private sector adds 170,000 jobs in January Jobless rate drops to lowest level in almost three years Unemployment rate falls to 8.3% Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey Mortgage Rates for 30-Year Fixed U.S. Loans Decline to

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