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2011 

Improving Factors for Higher Home Sales   According to Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for the National Association of Realtors there are signs of improving factors for higher home sales. Right now they are not yet translating into more home sales, but they are creating an environment that has the ...
10/27/2011
Unemployment Claims as a bell weather factor in recovery. Watch the unemployment claims as a bellwether factor in recovery every Thursday. When it goes under 400,000 it's a signal of recovery.   See my other blog posts with Lawrence Yun videos from the North Carolina Real Estate Convention at th...
10/27/2011
How to increase home sales by 20% right now! Stringent loan requirements are depressing home sales. According to Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for NAR, under normal conditions Freddie & Fannie credit score requirements were 720. Under today's stringent environment they are 762 and 758. If the cre...
10/27/2011
The moral of the story is ... The moral of the story is ... stay in your budget! Chief Economist, Lawrence Yun, recently spoke to the North Carolina Association of Realtors at The Greenbriar. One of his very astute points was low and no down payment loans did NOT cause the loan crisis. It is not...
10/24/2011
Smart money is always one step ahead and they are… Smart money is always one step ahead and they are entering the Real Estate Market. Follow the money. How do we know this? According to Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for NAR, 35% of all of today's sales are cash. That is an unprecedented high for ...
10/19/2011
Speaking of interest rates? How low can you go? Recently Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for NAR, spoke to the North Carolina Association of Realtors at The Greenbrier in WV about interest rate. How low can you go? Today the Fed Funds rate is at zero. How low can you go below zero? You can't so the...
10/18/2011
Emerald Isle NC Market Report - October 9,2011 to October 15, 2011 Homes sold in Emerald Isle NC shows that three homes were put under contract to be sold during the week of October 9th to October 15, 2011. Of the three properties that were put under contract to be sold this week in Emerald Isle ...
10/17/2011
Job recovery. What is it's impact on economic and housing recovery? North Dakota and Texas both on the upswing in the job and economic recovery. Michigan has been in a 10 year decline with no foreseeable recovery. The south in general is recovering more quickly because they are more business frie...
10/10/2011
Mortgage Interest Deduction was not the source of the bubble! How do I know? September 11, 2011 Lawrence Yun addressed the North Carolina Realtors at The Greenbriar in WV saying that congress has a super committee studying the Mortgage Interest Deduction and their findings will be out around Than...
10/07/2011
  Recent Homebuyers are successful! According to Lawrence Yun, the NAR Chief Economist the mortgage delinquencies are not from current sales but rather the residual effect from the bubble years. Mortgages written in 2009 and 2010 have a below "normal" rate of default.                 See my othe...
10/05/2011
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