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Mar 25, 2020

Could It Prompt Investors To Shift Their Strategies?

Today’s News Synopsis: Corona Virus is impacting short-term rentals.  Fannie Mae is beginning to adopt alternative methods for handling appraisals in the midst of the coronavirus.  Apartment Therapy gives their advice on what you can do if you can’t pay or mortgage or rent during this time. In The News:

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Mar 19, 2020

Can’t Show A Property, Can’t Earn A Living

Today’s News Synopsis: Real Estate agents seek support from Congress.  Mortgage rates increased this week with 30-year rates now at 3.65% and 15-year rates at 3.06%.  In the wake of the coronavirus, Fannie, Freddie, and FHA have suspended all foreclosures and evictions. In The News: National Association of Realtors – “NAR

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Dec 10, 2019

I Hope Your City Didn’t Get An F On Your Report Card

Today’s News Synopsis: How well was each city and county in California graded?  What new tech trends should we be keeping an eye out for next year?  6 economists made their predictions of what they see happening in the housing market next year. In The News: Press Enterprise – “Rent control

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Nov 26, 2019

Fannie and Freddie Stepping Up Their Game

Today’s News Synopsis: Conforming loans limits over $500K for the first time.  New home sales were strong last month, having increased 0.7% to 733,000 units.  You better get ready, because it turns out the best time to buy a home is the winter. In The News: Forbes – “The Real Estate

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Oct 29, 2019

In Most States You Don’t Have To Say Boo About It

Today’s News Synopsis: Selling a haunted house?  The Mortgage Bankers Association predicted purchase originations will increase by 1.6% to $1.29 trillion in the next year.  What were the two major forces to reshape affordable housing? In The News: First American – “Two Forces Re-Shaped Housing Affordability in 2019, According to First

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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 on the Radio Show

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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