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Feb 14, 2020

Eminent Domain In The Name Of Affordable Housing? #489

 Real Estate News Recap: New-Home Sales Surge in the Fourth Quarter as Inventory Tumbles, Prices Flatten Home Prices Rose 7% in January, Housing Supply Fell 11% Mortgage Rates Tick Up Slightly Why The Most Favorable Markets for Tech Expansion Aren’t Where You Might Think 10 Things from Your Grandparents’

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Feb 14, 2020

Riverside Opportunity Zone with Aaron Mazzrillo #682

Aaron Norris is joined again this week by one who shares his name: Aaron Mazzrillo. He is an entrepreneur, a real estate investor, and a marketer. He also comes at this from a different angle than some people do.  Episode Highlights Has he stayed consistent in his business or moved to

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Feb 13, 2020

Refi’s Boom But Home Buyers Don’t Reap The Same Benefits

Today’s News Synopsis: Low mortgage rates won’t help home buyers much.  Home prices increased 7% last month as housing supply decreased by 7%.  Mortgage rates increased slightly with 30-year rates now at 3.47% and 15-year rates at 2.97%   In The News: Freddie Mac – “Mortgage Rates Tick Up Slightly” (2-13-2020)

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Feb 12, 2020

Gonna Take Some Heavy Lifting

Today’s News Synopsis: Is it worth it to live alone?  The Mortgage Bankers Association reported mortgage applications increased 1.1% from last week.  Almost half of those who own a home place on moving in the new decade. In The News: HousingWire – “Boom: Mortgage lending just had its biggest quarter in

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Feb 11, 2020

They’re Not Where You Think

Today’s News Synopsis: What are the most favorable markets for tech expansion?  The fourth quarter saw an 8.8% increase in new home sales, the biggest increase in over two years.  Where are the best places to live in 2020? In The News: Redfin – “New-Home Sales Surge in the Fourth Quarter

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Feb 10, 2020

Is LA taking This Rent Control Thing A Little Too Far?

Today’s News Synopsis: Eminent domain in the name of affordable housing?  Mortgage maturity volume for both commercial and multifamily properties are expected to increase by 48% this year.  If you are holding out to buy until house prices drop, you may be waiting longer than you think. In The News:

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Feb 07, 2020

Local Real Estate Expertise with Aaron Mazzrillo #681

Aaron Norris is joined this week by one who shares his name: Aaron Mazzrillo. He is an entrepreneur, a real estate investor, and a marketer. He also comes at this from a different angle than some people do.  Episode Highlights How did he end up in the real estate field? What

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Feb 07, 2020

Would You Ever Live Next To A Cemetery? #488

 Real Estate News Recap: Builder Confidence in the 55+ Housing Market Drops Slightly in the Fourth Quarter CoreLogic Reports December Home Prices Increased by 4% Year Over Year January adds a much stronger-than-expected 225,000 jobs, with a boost from warm weather Mortgage Rates Fall for the Third Consecutive Week

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Feb 06, 2020

Not So Much

Today’s News Synopsis: Are homes still selling above list price?  Mortgage rates decreased for the third week in a row with 30-year rates now at 3.45% and 15-year rates at 2.97%.  According to ATTOM Data Solutions, U.S. Homeowners are four times more likely to be equity-rich than underwater. In The

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Feb 05, 2020

Downsizing Could Be a Hard Change to Make

Today’s News Synopsis: What are the best tips for buyers who are downsizing?  The Mortgage Bankers Association reported mortgage applications increased 5% from last week. What really comes with buying a home by a cemetery? In The News: Realtor.com – “Grave Mistake?  The Truth About Buying a Home Near a Cemetery”

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