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Oct 11, 2019

I Survived Real Estate 2019 Part 2 #664

On Friday, September 27, the Norris Group proudly presented its 12th annual award-winning black tie event I Survived Real Estate.  An incredible lineup of industry experts joined Bruce and Aaron Norris to discuss perplexing industry trends, head-scratching legislation, massive tech disruption, and opportunities emerging for real estate professionals. All proceeds

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Oct 11, 2019

I Survived Real Estate 2019 Part 2 #664

On Friday, September 27, the Norris Group proudly presented its 12th annual award-winning black tie event I Survived Real Estate.  An incredible lineup of industry experts joined Bruce and Aaron Norris to discuss perplexing industry trends, head-scratching legislation, massive tech disruption, and opportunities emerging for real estate professionals. All proceeds

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Oct 01, 2019

And Yes, California Has The Highest

Today’s News Synopsis: What is the average rent in every state?  Home prices increased 3.6% year-over-year in August according to CoreLogic.  More and more people are putting off living on their own. In The News: Realtor.com – “Lessons From Listings Photos: This Bold Boston Townhouse Proves That Color Can Sell a

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Sep 27, 2019

I Survived Real Estate 2019

The Norris Group’s annual award-winning event, I Survived Real Estate, is coming up Friday, September 27, 2019 at the Nixon Library in Yorba Linda, California. Our 12th annual black-tie gala benefitted Make-A-Wish and St. Jude Children’s’ Research Hospital. Since 2008, together we’ve raised over $940,000 for charity! Panel of Real

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Sep 05, 2019

Maybe The “Flier Bandit” Got You

Today’s News Synopsis: Is your house not selling?  Freddie Mac reported mortgage rates decreased this week with 30-year rates now at 3.49% and 15-year rates at 3%.  The new plan for the GSEs is expected to be revealed very shortly. In The News: Freddie Mac – “Mortgage Rates Drop” (9-5-2019) “Freddie

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Aug 19, 2019

Missed The Walking Dead? Just Go To These 10 Housing Markets

Today’s News Synopsis: Which markets had the most zombie foreclosures in the third quarter of 2019?  HUD and the Commerce Department reported single-family housing starts showed some improvement in July, standing at 1.19 million, despite total starts falling 4%.  Which two cities are the most competitive when it comes to

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Jul 08, 2019

You Won’t Go Home Hungry In These Places

Today’s News Synopsis: What are the top ten places in the United States for food destinations?  ThinkRealty released their latest report on the housing market, sharing things like the need for mortgage applications to change and more.  If you’re coming from out of town and want that home that’s over

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Jun 12, 2019

White Is White, Right? NOPE!

Today’s News Synopsis: The personal hell of picking the right white paint.  The Mortgage Bankers Association reported a 26.8% increase in mortgage applications from last week.  Real estate is at a “tipping point” according to John Campbell of Zillow, Redfin and eXp Realty. In The News: Realtor.com – “The Personal Hell

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Jun 04, 2019

Changes Could Lower Housing Cost For Millions of Americans

Today’s News Synopsis: Fannie and Freddie changes coming.  CoreLogic reported home prices increased 3.6% year-over-year in April.  Meanwhile, home prices for newly constructed homes decreased by 1% in the first quarter. In The News: Forbes – “Expecting?  These Cities Are The Most Affordable Places To Raise A Child” (6-4-2019) “It’s tough

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Jun 03, 2019

Too Much Student Debt=Millennials Can’t Afford Homeownership

Today’s News Synopsis: What is the biggest thing holding millennials back from becoming homeowners?  Student loan debt.  Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announced today the completion of their new UMBS program.  Although affordable housing is possible for both builders and buyers, there is still one problem. In The News: Armstrong

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