Posts Tagged ‘Hurricane Irene’

The Norris Group Real Estate News Roundup 9/13/11

September 13th, 2011

Today’s News Synopsis: According to Housingwire, Freddie Mac just completed a new modification option they will make available at the beginning of October that will allow mortgage servicers to more closely evaluate those eligible for the HAMP program.  Bloomberg reported the number of people who owed more than the worth of

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The Norris Group Real Estate News Roundup 9/7/11

September 7th, 2011

Today’s News Synopsis: Realty Times reported mortgage rates are continuing to remain steady due to people not wanting to take risks with the slow economy.  Mortgage applications decreased 4.9%, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.  Los Angeles times reported an increase in the number of jobs posted and job openings in

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The Norris Group Real Estate News Roundup 9/2/11

September 2nd, 2011

Sources: Foreclosures Now Take 20 months Mortgage rates hover around all-time lows Home prices decline in 40 states Employment Situation Summary Working Together for Strong Communities New GSE appraisal database to tighten scrutiny on mortgage lenders Today’s News Synopsis: In this week’s video, Aaron Norris gives the news of the week in the world of real estate and

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The Norris Group Real Estate News Roundup 8/30/11

August 30th, 2011

Today’s News Synopsis: CoreLogic is in talks to possibly sell the company in order to improve their shareholders’ value and position.  Bloomberg reported signs of a possible market recovery after seeing housing prices decreased at a slower pace from last year.  According to the latest Case-Shiller Index, home prices showed an improvement in the second

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The Norris Group Real Estate News Roundup 8/29/11

August 29th, 2011

Today’s News Synopsis: Despite pending sales of homes decreasing in July, a report by the National Association of Realtors showed they have actually increased significantly from last year.  New home sales, however, are continuing to decline for the third month in a row, leading some to fear this will be the

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