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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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Sep 25, 2019

iBuyer Beware!

Today’s News Synopsis: Bernie Sanders housing plan would not be good for iBuyers.  The NAHB reported new homes sales increased by 7.1% in August, a healthy gain.  Mortgage applications, meanwhile, decreased 10.1% from last week. In The News: NAHB – “New Home Sales Post Solid Gains in August” (9-25-2019) “Sales of

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Aug 20, 2019

Would You Rent It To Others?

Today’s News Synopsis: Have extra space in your garage?  How much do you have to pay for a 2,500 square-foot house in different areas of the country?  Single-family rent prices are continuing to grow in the Southwest according to CoreLogic. In The News: Redfin – “In Detroit, a Family Needs to

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Jul 03, 2019

The Real Estate Radio Show With Leslie James

Aaron Norris is joined this week by Leslie James of AirDNA.  This was an interview that was a long-time coming. They were nice enough to help The Norris Group back in September of last year to create a very beefy chapter on vacation rentals that they ended up doing for their

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Jul 03, 2019

AirDNA and Vacation Rentals With Leslie James #650

Aaron Norris is joined this week by Leslie James of AirDNA.  This was an interview that was a long-time coming. They were nice enough to help The Norris Group back in September of last year to create a very beefy chapter on vacation rentals that they ended up doing for their

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Mar 18, 2019

The Futue Is Here With Sliding Walls

Today’s News Synopsis: A new tiny, circular home takes advantage of space by having sliding walls that can slide in and out to incorporate 20 different layouts.  Realtor.com discusses the spring housing market and the pros and cons of selling during this time.  One big factor that can make a

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Jan 15, 2019

Do You Know How It Works?

Today’s News Synopsis: Buying a foreclosed home?  2018 ended with new home sales decreasing drastically by 18-19% compared to December 2017.  Could we see an end to interest rate hikes this year? In The News: Zillow – “Silicon Valley Still Reigns Supreme for Hottest Housing Markets, but the South Will Heat

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Jan 14, 2019

Homeownership Is Still Part Of It

Today’s News Synopsis: American Dream.  Sadly, the group that may be getting pushed out of the market is the millennials, although this wouldn’t be the first time.  The idea that it is cheaper to rent that buy may only apply in certain areas. In The News: Bankrate – “Survey: Majority of

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Dec 12, 2018

What Do Real Estate Agents Think?

Today’s News Synopsis: Market correction or midterm speed bump?  What are 4 effective ways that have proven to make tenants want to keep renting every year?  What were some of the biggest housing stories from this past year? In The News: ThinkRealty – “Most Americans Moving Out of State Are Picking

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Oct 02, 2018

New Homeowners Pay On Average $40k

Today’s News Synopsis: One-time cost can add up quickly when buying a home.  Home prices increased 5.5% year-over-year in August according to CoreLogic.  In breaking news, the city council in Washington, D.C. is voting to ban certain Airbnb rentals. In The News: Zillow – “New Homeowners Pay $40,000 on Average

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