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The Norris Group Real Estate News Roundup 11/3/11

Today’s News Synopsis: Mortgage rates continue to stay at low levels with 30-year fixed rate mortgages at only 4%.  Freddie Mac is asking for $6 billion from the Treasury Department’s Treasury cash lifeline after reporting a loss of $4.4 billion in the third quarter.  Unemployment claims fell below 400,000 last week, showing slight improvement in the …

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I Survived Real Estate 2011

I Survived Real Estate 2011 part 2 #249

On October 14, 2011, The Norris Group returned with its award-winning event I Survived Real Estate. An expert line-up of industry specialists joined Bruce Norris to discuss current industry regulation, head-scratching legislation, and the opportunities emerging for savvy real estate professionals. 100% of the proceeds support the Orange County Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for …

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The Norris Group Real Estate News Roundup 6/7/10

The chief economist of the NAR predicts the housing recession will bottom this summer. Doug Duncan, the chief economist for Fannie Mae, believes housing demand will not balance with new household formation and housing starts until 2013. According to Fitch Ratings, subprime RMBS delinquencies fell to 44.8% in May. Terradatum Inc reports home and condominium sales increased by 50 percent from last year.

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