OUR NEWS

Nov 21, 2019

They Have Only Begun To Disrupt

Today’s News Synopsis: House-flipping is just the start of Zillow’s evolution.  Mortgage rates fell back this week with 30-year rates now at 3.66% and 15-year rates at 3.15%.  Existing home sales increased by 1.9% last month according to the National Association of Realtors. In The News: Freddie Mac – “Mortgage Rates

Read more
Nov 20, 2019

Homes Often Kept Vacant

Today’s News Synopsis: Study finds that 40% of LA homes are owned by corporate entities.  The Mortgage Bankers Association reported mortgage applications decreased 2.2% from last week.  As we approach 2020, what are 5 real estate opportunities to invest in? In The News: Mortgage Bankers Association – “Mortgage Applications Decrease in

Read more
Nov 19, 2019

Can You Guess Which One Is King?

Today’s News Synopsis: Best bidding-war strategies.  Housing starts continued to increase in October, having gone up 3.8% to 1.31 million units.  You may be spending more to rent a single-family home. In The News: Redfin – “All-Cash Offers Triple Homebuyer Odds of Winning a Bidding War” (11-19-2019) “When it comes to

Read more
Nov 18, 2019

Good News, Homeowners Insurance Will Cover That Damage!

Today’s News Synopsis: So you’re going to do that renovation yourself.  Where are the most expensive zip codes in the U.S?  The NAHB reported builder confidence continues to remain strong this month, having only decreased by one point to 70. In The News: Redfin – “If There’s a Recession, Will the

Read more
Nov 15, 2019

The Gross 20% Flipper Tax in NY #477

 Real Estate News Recap: Mortgage Credit Availability Increased in October Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey U.S. Foreclosure Activity in October 2019 Climbs Upward from Previous Month New-Home Sales Up 5.6% in the Third Quarter Mortgage Rates Tick Up Top 10 Housing Markets with Highest Share of

Read more
Nov 15, 2019

Senate Bill S3060E with Nema Daghbandan #669

Aaron Norris is joined this week by Nema Daghbandan.  The Norris Group is back this week after taking a break for I Survived Real Estate. Aaron thanked everyone who helped them raise over $70,000. Next year, they are going to hit the $1 million mark. September 18th, 2020 is when year

Read more
Nov 14, 2019

Just To Make Rent

Today’s News Synopsis: Younger renters and parents sacrifice more…Mortgage rates increased with 30-year rates now at 3.75% and 15-year rates at 3.2%.  New home sales increased by 5.6% in the third quarter according to Redfin. In The News: Freddie Mac – “Mortgage Rates Tick Up” (11-14-2019) “Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the

Read more
Nov 13, 2019

Almost 4,000 SJSU Students Have Experienced Homelessness

Today’s News Synopsis: Airbnb to house homeless students at SJSU.  The Mortgage Bankers Association reported a 9.6% increase in mortgage applications from last week.  A year after coming to Virginia, what effect has Amazon’s 2 headquarters had on home prices in Virginia? In The News: Redfin – “National Bidding War Rate

Read more
Nov 12, 2019

Boomers Upsizing in Retirement

Today’s News Synopsis: Forget aging in place.  Which housing markets have the highest share of seriously underwater properties?  The amount of mortgage credit availability increased in October by 0.9% to 185.1. In The News: ATTOM Data Solutions – “Top 10 Housing Markets with Highest Share of Properties Seriously Underwater” (11-12-2019)

Read more
Nov 08, 2019

More Americans Say Now Is A Bad Time To Buy A Home #476

 Real Estate News Recap: Black Knight: Annual home price appreciation climbs to a 6-month high Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey Mortgage Rates Fall Back More Americans say now is a bad time to buy a home Our Money Pit of a House Is Hurting Our Marriage

Read more

members of