Posts Tagged ‘trulia’

Housing Affordability at Lowest in 8 Years, Yet Still Remains Positive

February 16th, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: The latest study from ATTOM Data Solutions showed that of the homes valued at a total of $4.9 trillion, 17.3 million of them are in zip codes where environmental hazards are a high risk.  The latest HUD and Census Bureau reports showed housing starts decreased 2.6% to

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NAHB Stated Multifamily Market Continues To Remain Strong Despite Slight Slowdown

January 11th, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: The NAHB gave an update on the multifamily housing market at their latest International Builders’ Show, saying it has slowed down a little but continues to remain strong.  On the same note, Freddie Mac was named the top lender for multifamily loans for the second consecutive year.

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Ralph McLaughlin of Trulia Joins Bruce Norris on the Real Estate Radio Show #488

May 27th, 2016

  Ralph McLaughlin Chief Economist for Trulia (Full Bio)   Bruce Norris is joined again this week by Ralph McLaughlin. Ralph is the Chief Economist for Trulia and leads their housing and economics research team. He provides house hunters with key insights about the economy as well as housing trends and public policy. His educational

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NAR Reported Existing-Home Sales Increased 1.7%

May 20th, 2016

Sources: NAHB Index Unchanged in May, Pointing to Steady Housing Growth Housing Starts Up 6.6 Percent in April Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey Existing home sales manage to increase two months straight ‘Zombie’ foreclosures down 30% in second quarter Freddie Mac: 30-year mortgage rate about to start rising? MBA: 30-year mortgage rate predicted to

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Ralph McLaughlin of Trulia Joins Bruce Norris on the Real Estate Radio Show #487

May 20th, 2016

Ralph McLaughlin Chief Economist for Trulia (Full Bio)   Bruce Norris is joined this week by Ralph McLaughlin. Ralph is the Chief Economist for Trulia and leads their housing and economics research team. He provides house hunters with key insights about the economy as well as housing trends and public policy. His educational background

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More People Retiring Cannot Decide Between Buying or Renting

April 26th, 2016

Today’s News Synopsis:   The latest S&P/Case-Shiller Index shows home prices are finally starting to even out with them increasing 5.3% in February.  Consumer confidence, on the other hand, decreased beyond expectations this month, now standing at 94.2.  More and more people who are retiring cannot decide if they want to

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Rob Hahn of 7DS Associates Joins Aaron Norris on the Real Estate Radio Show #480

April 1st, 2016

Rob Hahn Founder and Managing Partner of 7DS Associates (Full Bio)   Aaron Norris is filling in for Bruce this week and is joined again by Rob Hahn. He is the founder and managing partner of 7DS Associates, a strategy and consulting firm rooted in strategic analysis and data. His most recent venture neighborhood

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U.S. Census Bureau Releases Data On States With Highest Taxes on Properties

March 14th, 2016

Today’s News Synopsis:   Unlike the millennial generation, more baby boomers are choosing to own a home as opposed to renting.  Mortgage debt on commercial and multifamily properties showed strong increase in 2015, increasing to $2.83 trillion in the fourth quarter.  The U.S. Census Bureau recently released their list of states

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Latest S&P Report Shows Improving Consumer Credit With Increase in Mortgage Default Rate

January 19th, 2016

  Today’s News Synopsis:   The NAHB reported builder confidence continues to remain firm, coming in at 60 this month.  According to the latest S&P Dow Jones Indices, consumer credit is making a comeback with the continuing increase in the mortgage default rate.  Meanwhile, foreclosures decreased by 21.8% according to the latest

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Wells Fargo Plans to Lay off 490 People in their Workforce

October 26th, 2015

  Today’s News Synopsis:   The latest data from HUD and the Census Bureau showed a drop in new home sales by 11.5%.  On the other hand, Black Knight Financial Services reported home prices increased 0.3%.  Wells Fargo is planning to lay off 490 people in their workforce.   In The News: Housing Wire – “Here’s

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