Posts Tagged ‘Ohio’

Skilled Labor and Subcontractors Hard to Come By These Days

June 29th, 2016

Today’s News Synopsis: The National Association of Realtors reported a 3.7% decrease in pending home sales, their first decrease in 2 years.  Skilled labor and subcontractors are harder to come by these days compared to last year according to the NAHB.  The Mortgage Bankers Association reported a drop in mortgage

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The Norris Group Real Estate News Roundup 2/21/12

February 21st, 2012

Today’s News Synopsis: The Lender Processing Services said delinquency rates fell last month, but at the same time the economy saw an increase in foreclosures.  Real Estate Brokerage firm Grubb & Ellis Co. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and will sell their assets to Newmark Knight Frank’s parent company BGC Partners Inc. 

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The Norris Group Real Estate News Roundup 1/27/12

January 27th, 2012

Sources: Foreclosure Properties Fall to 20% of Home Buys Loan Modifications Are on the Decline: Moody’s First-time unemployment claims climb American economy not healthy yet, but it’s healing Pending Home Sales Decline Monthly, Rise Annually Contracts to Purchase Existing U.S. Homes Hold Near 19-Month High: Economy FHFA home prices fall 1.8% in November Sales of U.S. New Homes Unexpectedly Decline

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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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