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Jan 07, 2020

Buy a vacation home

Today’s News Synopsis: Can’t afford a home?  Home prices increased 3.7% in November according to CoreLogic.  Meanwhile, housing inventory is at its lowest in two years. In The News: Forbes – “ADUs Boost Accessibility And Affordability Of Prime Real Estate” (1-7-2020) “More communities throughout the U.S. are demanding more flexible real

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Jan 06, 2020

Depending On Where You Live, Not Much

Today’s News Synopsis: How much house can you afford?  Which states are people moving from and moving to?  More Americans are choosing to spend their retirement years renting, which is a good indication of the changing times and financial situations. In The News: Forbes – “The States That Residents Are Leaving

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Jan 03, 2020

How Will You Target Your Marketing To Millennials in 2020? #483

 Real Estate News Recap: Home Prices Rose at a Slightly Faster Pace in October Pending Home Sales Expand 1.2% in November Mortgage Rates Decrease Slightly 2020: The Year Of The ADU 2020’s Hottest Housing Markets Will Come From the South, While California Sees a Cooldown Everything You Need to

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Jan 03, 2020

Adding Square Footage and ADUs With Derek Harms #676

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 02, 2020

2020 is here. Welcome to the Year of the ADU!

Today’s News Synopsis: Happy New Year!  Pending home sales increased 1.2% in November according to the National Association of Realtors.  Freddie Mac reported mortgage rates decreased slightly with 30-year rates now at 3.72% and 15-year rates at 3.16%. In The News: Forbes – “2020: The Year Of The ADU” (1-2-2020) “Accessory

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Dec 27, 2019

ADUs With Kristi Cirtwill #675

This week, Aaron Norris is joined again by Kristi Cirtwill. Kristi is president of Cirtwill Investments, a real estate investment company. Twelve years ago, she moved from Toronto, Canada to Long Beach to start her business, and she discovered she had a niche working with sellers with hoarding disorder. Currently,

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Dec 20, 2019

What’s On Your Christmas List This Year? #482

 Real Estate News Recap: U.S. Foreclosure Activity Decreased 10 Percent in November 2019 From Previous Month, and Down 6 Percent From Year Ago Single-Family Starts Increase in November Existing-Home Sales Descent 1.7% in November Mortgage Rates Remain Flat More Gen Zers Than Millennials Will Own Homes, Experts Say Social

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Dec 20, 2019

Hoarder Houses With Kristi Cirtwill #674

This week, Aaron Norris is joined by Kristi Cirtwill. Kristi is president of Cirtwill Investments, a real estate investment company. Twelve years ago, she moved from Toronto, Canada to Long Beach to start her business, and she discovered she had a niche working with sellers with hoarding disorder. Currently, 80

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Dec 19, 2019

Make It Cozy and Bright

Today’s News Synopsis: Want to throw a rockin holiday-themed open house?  Existing-home sales decreased 1.7% in November according to the National Association of Realtors.  Mortgage rates remained flat with 30-year rates at 3.73% and 15-year rates at 3.19%. In The News: Freddie Mac – “Mortgage Rates Remain Flat” (12-19-2019) “Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today

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Dec 18, 2019

Did Cortana, Alexa and Siri Just Become Best Friends?

Today’s News Synopsis: Apple, Google, and Amazon are going to make smart homes easier to use.  The Mortgage Bankers Association reported mortgage applications decreased 5.0% from last week.  We could see millions of new homes in single-family neighborhoods thanks to relaxed zoning. In The News: Zillow – “Relaxed Zoning Could Create

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