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Oct 11, 2019

Wow, That’s A Lot of Bills! #472

 Real Estate News Recap: Delinquencies remain at 20 year low but 4 states posted increases Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey Mortgage Rates Decrease Realogy unveils its iBuying alternative America’s 10 Best Places to Raise a Family – Without Going Broke Goodyear has listed its iconic blimp

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Oct 11, 2019

I Survived Real Estate 2019 Part 2 #664

On Friday, September 27, the Norris Group proudly presented its 12th annual award-winning black tie event I Survived Real Estate.  An incredible lineup of industry experts joined Bruce and Aaron Norris to discuss perplexing industry trends, head-scratching legislation, massive tech disruption, and opportunities emerging for real estate professionals. All proceeds

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Oct 10, 2019

Uncertainty!

Today’s News Synopsis: What causes more home seller stress than showings and repairs?  Mortgage rates decreased this week with 30-year rates now at 3.57% and 15-year rates at 3.05%.  Governor Gavin Newsom just signed the ‘Housing Crisis Act of 2019,’ which will speed up the home building process. In The

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Oct 09, 2019

Good Luck Getting A Reservation!

Today’s News Synopsis: Airbnb the Goodyear Blimp.  What’s the new in color for design?  Mortgage applications increased 5.2% from last week according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. In The News: Realtor.com – “3 Fast Fixes for the Home Features Millennial Buyers Hate” (10-9-2019) “When it comes to selling a house, you

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Oct 08, 2019

Coldwell Banker, Sotheby’s and Century 21 among them

Today’s News Synopsis: Realogy launches new, improved iBuyer platform for some of their brands.  Although mortgage delinquencies as a whole are at a 20-year low, 4 states reported an increase.  Which could they be?  Which metro areas in the nation are the most affordable and family-friendly places to live? In

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Oct 07, 2019

SB 13 is Sitting On The Governor’s Desk

Today’s News Synopsis: New bill could bring more ADU’s to California.  According to a new survey from the National Association of Realtors, it’s worth putting in the time and money to your home to make home improvements.  Despite homes becoming more affordable, confidence in the housing market is becoming weaker.

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Oct 04, 2019

I Survived Real Estate 2019 Part 1 #663

On Friday, September 27, the Norris Group proudly presented its 12th annual award-winning black tie event I Survived Real Estate.  An incredible lineup of industry experts joined Bruce and Aaron Norris to discuss perplexing industry trends, head-scratching legislation, massive tech disruption, and opportunities emerging for real estate professionals. All proceeds

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Oct 04, 2019

How Can You Get That Low-Ball Offer Accepted? #471

 Real Estate News Recap: Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Debt Increased $51.9 Billion in the Second Quarter of 2019 CoreLogic Reports August Home Prices Increased by 3.6% Year Over Year Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey Mortgage Rates Hold Steady How To Get Your Low-Ball Home Offer Accepted MLS system

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Oct 03, 2019

Where Are They Going?

Today’s News Synopsis: Millennials are moving more frequently.  Freddie Mac reported mortgage rates remain firm with 30-year rates at 3.65% and 15-year rates at 3.14%.  EXp just launched its own version of the instant offer platform. In The News: Freddie Mac – “Mortgage Rates Hold Steady” (10-3-2019) “Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released

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Oct 02, 2019

Zillow, Redfin, Opendoor…..Amazon?

Today’s News Synopsis: Who will be the Amazon of housing?  The Mortgage Bankers Association reported mortgage applications increased 8.1% from last week.  More millennials are refinancing with the number being at a four-year high. In The News: Mortgage Bankers Association – “Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey” (10-2-2019) “Mortgage

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