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Jan 17, 2020

Are You Using VR In Your Real Estate Marketing? #485

 Real Estate News Recap: Mortgage Credit Availability Decreased in December CoreLogic Reports U.S. Overall Delinquency Rate Lowest for an October in at Least 20 Years Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey Mortgage Rates Generally Hold Steady Renting is more affordable than buying in almost 50% of these

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Jan 17, 2020

Loan Programs and the Lending World With Cary Pearce #678

Bruce and Aaron Norris are joined this week by Cary Pearce. He is the branch manager and senior loan manager for Flagstar Bank. He has over 25 years in the lending business, and Bruce has known Cary for just about as long as he’s been in the business.  Episode Highlights How

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Jan 16, 2020

Even For Those With The Greenest Thumbs

Today’s News Synopsis: Keeping house plants alive is tough work.  Freddie Mac reported Mortgage rates held steady this month with 30-year rates at 3.65% and 15-year rates at 3.09%.  Foreclosure activity dropped to its lowest in 15 years last year, having decreased 21% year-over-year to 493,066. In The News: Freddie

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Jan 15, 2020

Is Your Dream Home Really Within Your Budget?

Today’s News Synopsis: All the hidden costs of buying a home.  The Mortgage Bankers Association reported a 3.2% increase in mortgage applications from last week.  Job growth is slower as a result of weaker affordability. In The News: Mortgage Bankers Association – “Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey” (1-15-2020)

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Jan 14, 2020

More Than Half Are In Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York

Today’s News Synopsis: How many million-dollar cities are there in the U.S.?  What bargains are playing hide-and-seek in the biggest cities?  Mortgage delinquencies were at their lowest in 20 years in October. In The News: Realtor.com – “Living High on Low Rent: Where the Bargains Are Hiding in America’s Biggest Cities”

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Jan 13, 2020

Where’s My Flying Car?

Today’s News Synopsis: The future is now.  The Mortgage Bankers Association reported the amount of available mortgage credit decreased in December by 3.5% to 182.2.  In almost 50% of the markets in the U.S., it is more affordable to rent than buy, and they all have one thing in common.

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Jan 10, 2020

What’s Next For New Technology #484

 Real Estate News Recap: CoreLogic Reports November Home Prices Increased by 3.7% year Over Year Housing inventory falls to a two-year low Mortgage Applications Decreased Over Two Week Period in Latest MBA Weekly Survey Mortgage Rates Drop as 2020 Gets Underway The States That Residents Are Leaving And The

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Jan 10, 2020

ADUs and Opportunity Zones With Derek Harms #677

Aaron Norris is joined this week by Derek Harms today. Over the next couple of months, Aaron is going to try to go area by area and talk to some trusted voices in the market. Derek happens to be the president of the North San Diego Real Estate Investors Club,

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Jan 09, 2020

What’s The Magic Words?

Today’s News Synopsis: Certain words and phrases could help boost your property listings.  What are they?  Freddie Mac reported mortgage rates began this year by decreasing, putting 30-year rates now at 3.64% and 15-year rates at 3.07%.  The latest trend combines millennials with granny-chic for a new style called “grandmillennial.”

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Jan 08, 2020

Would You Believe It’s Houseplants

Today’s News Synopsis: What is the latest reason millennials are not buying homes?  The Mortgage Bankers Association reported mortgage applications decreased 1.5% from the last two weeks.  The shortage of homes is getting worse for all types of houses, even luxury. In The News: Mortgage Bankers Association – “Mortgage Applications Decreased

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