Monthly Archives: September 2011

Friday Facts September 30, 2011

FRIDAY FACTS September 30, 2011 From the Wall Street Journal:  Commercial space starts to wobble as jittery investors, wary banks, the struggling economy and turbulent financial markets are stalling a 2 year rebound in the U.S. commercial real estate industry. … Continue reading

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Friday Facts September 23, 2011

FRIDAY FACTS September 23, 2011   Inman News reports that Lender Processing Services data shows that the homeowner in an “average” loan in foreclosure hasn’t made a payment in 599 days.  The overallUSdelinquency rate is 8.34%.   An article in … Continue reading

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Friday Facts September 16, 2011

FRIDAY FACTS September 16, 2011   Mortgage rates set new record lows last week, but demand for purchase loans remain at extremely low levels – close to lows last seen in 1996.   From an article in RISMedia:  boomers may … Continue reading

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Friday Facts September 9, 2011

FRIDAY FACTS September 9, 2011   An Inman News article by Jack Guttentag notes that late stage mortgage rejections are on the rise and some lenders are rejecting 50% or more of their mortgage applications after applicants have paid for … Continue reading

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Friday Facts September 2, 2011

  From CNBC, investor share of home buyers fell to 19.6% in July according to one survey, and to 18% according to the National Association of Realtors.  Investors will rent out 48% of property acquired in July 2011 while 28% … Continue reading

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Friday Facts September 2, 2011

  From CNBC, investor share of home buyers fell to 19.6% in July according to one survey, and to 18% according to the National Association of Realtors.  Investors will rent out 48% of property acquired in July 2011 while 28% … Continue reading

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