Sep 10, 2019

From Order To Built In 2 Weeks!

Today’s News Synopsis: Abodu becomes San Jose’s first pre-approved ADU builder.  Home prices are going down after having seen increases for a long time, but that may not necessarily be a good thing.  Experts expect to see a shortage in housing construction until at least 2022. In The News: MarketWatch –

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Nov 28, 2018

It’s That Time Of The Year, Holidays And What Next Year Will Bring

Today’s News Synopsis: Realtor.com’s 4 key trends to watch in 2019.  The Commerce Department reported new home sales decreased to their lowest in three years, now standing at 544,000.  Foreclosure activity as a whole was down 4% year-over-year, although it was up in 38% of the local markets. In The

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Oct 11, 2018

76% Says New Zillow Report

Today’s News Synopsis: Americans would rather renovate than buy a new home.  Foreclosure activity decreased 8% from last year and now stands at its lowest level since the fourth quarter of 2005.  After showing some slowdown, mortgage rates increased again to their highest in seven years with 30-year rates now

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Oct 09, 2018

Finding A Home Within Their Budget Is Top Concern For Renters and Buyers

Today’s News Synopsis: Suburbs in largest metros carry the heaviest burden.  The mortgage delinquency rate in the U.S. decreased to its lowest in 12 years with 4.1% of mortgages in some stage of delinquency, down from 4.7% in July 2017.  Home appreciating at a faster rate than a normal U.S.

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Jul 24, 2018

What Would It Take For You To Go?

Today’s News Synopsis: What 3 cities are paying new residents to relocate?  Black Knight reported foreclosure starts are at their lowest in over 10 years, having decreased 3.1% month-over-month in June.  According to Zillow, the top farthest places to move to if you want to pay less are Boston and

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Apr 14, 2018

Greg Norris on the Real Estate Radio Show

This week Bruce Norris is joined by his oldest son Greg Norris. Greg has built, bought, renovated, listed, and sold hundreds of homes in both California and Florida over the last twelve years. He is currently retired from the flipping business and going to college full-time. Born and raised in

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Apr 13, 2018

Buying Out-of-State Real Estate as an Investor with Greg Norris #586

Buying out-of-state real estate investment isn’t easy. Join trustee sale buy, builder and investor Greg Norris as he shares with Bruce Norris some key things to watch as you invest in real estate in new markets #586

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Mar 12, 2018

Housing Solution…Disruptor?

Today’s News Synopsis: Are cheap 3D-printed homes on their way?  It looks like we will have to wait a little bit longer to see the results of the Dodd-Frank reform bill as voting has been postponed by the Senate.  One thing California has seen a decrease in is empty houses

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Aug 28, 2017

Does the Appraisal Industry Need to Adapt?

Today’s News Synopsis: HUD announces assistance for Hurricane Harvey victims.  Appraisers respond to Fannie and Freddie “appraisal free mortgage product.”  A recent survey from the National Association of Realtors found that 62% of sellers’ agents believe staging a home helps it stay less time on the market as well as

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Aug 24, 2017

The Impact On Buying and Selling When Kids Are Involved

Today’s News Synopsis: What does it mean when “you’re moving with kids.”  The National Association of Realtors reported a 1.3% decrease in existing-home sales last month.  A judge in Illinois ruled in favor of keeping Zillow’s zestimates after homeowners tried to sue to have it taken away. In The News:

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