Jun 19, 2019

Is The West Coast Still The Best Coast?

Today’s News Synopsis: 8 reason to move TO California.  The Mortgage Bankers Association reported mortgage applications decreased 3.4% from last week.  The cost of a 1,500 square foot home could vary depending on where you live. In The News: Realtor.com – “Airbn-Bling: How Renting Out Your Property Can Help You Get

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Mar 28, 2019

Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Annually? You Will Be Surprised

Today’s News Synopsis: How often should you wash everything in your house?  Freddie Mac reported mortgage rates saw their biggest one-week drop in ten years with 30-year rates now at 4.06% and 15-year rates at 3.57%.  In a big news story, Facebook is facing a lawsuit by HUD over discrimination

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Apr 23, 2018

Put Your Boxing Gloves On If You’re Heading To These Markets

Today’s News Synopsis: Bidding wars are spring up in some surprising places.  The National Association of Realtors reported a 1.1% increase in existing-home sales last March.  Luxury developers could benefit from a new tax break that poorer neighborhoods are about to receive. In The News: Realtor.com – “Housing Knife Fights!

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Feb 12, 2018

Proposal Could Make It The First U.S. City To Launch An Initial Coin Offering

Today’s News Synopsis: Berkeley wants to use cryptocurrency… to help house its homeless.  One group that would benefit from Trump’s proposed 2019 budget is HUD, which would see an increase in their funding.  Realtor.com’s latest list showcases the top cities with the most McMansions. In The News: HousingWire – “Trump’s proposed

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Aug 14, 2017

Do You Think of Real Estate When You Look At Facebook?

Today’s News Synopsis: Facebook has launched “Dynamic Ads For Real Estate.”  According to the latest Equity report from CoreLogic, the percentage of homes in the U.S. with positive equity is at a high percentage of 93.9%.  Realtor.com figured out how long it would take to save for a down payment

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Mar 13, 2015

Aaron Norris of The Norris Group Joins Bruce Norris on the Real Estate Radio Show #425

Bruce Norris is joined this week by his own son and vice president of the Norris Group, Aaron Norris. Aaron wears lots of hats at the Norris Group and has been responsible for changing the look of their education materials. The first document they did was the California Crash, where

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Oct 26, 2012

The Norris Group Real Estate News Roundup 10/26/12

Sources: LPS: Delinquency Rate Suddenly Spikes in September Three Bank Failures Raise 2012 Tally to 46 Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey U.S. Home Prices Rose 0.7% in August From July, FHFA Says New-home sales up 27 percent from a year ago Pending home sales up for 17th

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Oct 07, 2009

The Norris Group Real Estate News Roundup 10/7/09

New housing regulations set for 2010 will increase the required down payment for FHA loans to 5 percent. According to John Burns Real Estate Consulting, home prices will likely decrease again as delayed REOs hit the market. Both the NAR and the MBA are in favor of extending the first time home buyer tax credit, and have expressed their concerns to congress. A survey from the California Association of Realtors shows that 46 percent of California realtors use some sort of social networking website in their work.

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