Dec 11, 2019

Critics Say It Will Cloud America’s Property Market

Today’s News Synopsis: The rise in iBuying is gaining steam.  The Mortgage Bankers Association reported mortgage applications increased 3.8% from last week in their latest survey.  Overall delinquency rates for September were their lowest in 20 years at 3.8%. In The News: National Association of Realtors – “Expect Continued Economic Growth,

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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 12, 2019

Boomers Upsizing in Retirement

Today’s News Synopsis: Forget aging in place.  Which housing markets have the highest share of seriously underwater properties?  The amount of mortgage credit availability increased in October by 0.9% to 185.1. In The News: ATTOM Data Solutions – “Top 10 Housing Markets with Highest Share of Properties Seriously Underwater” (11-12-2019)

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Sep 03, 2019

Deal Would Cap Annual Rent Increases At 5% Plus Inflation and 10% Max

Today’s News Synopsis: California governor announces deal to cap rising rents.  Home prices increased slightly in July by 3.6% year-over-year.  Which age group is driving home prices up again?  Believe it or not, it’s the older millennials. In The News: HousingWire – “Artificial intelligence in residential real estate: Reality or hype?”

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Aug 28, 2019

Everyone Has Their Crystal Ball Out

Today’s News Synopsis: Homebuyers are expecting a recession by 2022?  The Mortgage Bankers Association reported mortgage applications decreased 6.2% from last week in their latest Mortgage Applications Survey.  Pending a shift in the market, will iBuyers be ready? In The News: HousingWire – “What does an inverted yield curve really mean

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