Posts Tagged ‘S&P/Case-Shiller index’

The Norris Group Real Estate News Roundup 12/22/11

December 22nd, 2011

Today’s News Synopsis: DS News reported both 15-year and 30-year mortgage rates are at their lowest on record.  Foreclosures increased over 20% from last quarter despite mortgage delinquencies holding steady.  Bank of America just settled their recent lawsuit with the Justice Department over unfair lending practices.  Claims of unemployment are also at

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The Norris Group Real Estate News Roundup 7/26/11

July 26th, 2011

Today’s News Synopsis: The prices of homes decreased 4.5% year over year, but on a positive note they increased on a monthly basis for two months straight.  The San Francisco Chronicle reported the sale of new homes decreased 1% for the second straight month.  Ocwen Financial created a new loan modification program to help

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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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