Friday, June 8, 2012
Vice President and Chief Economist of CAR Leslie Appleton-Young Joins Bruce Norris on the Real Estate Radio Show #281
This week Bruce Norris is joined once again by Leslie Appleton-Young. Leslie is vice-president and chief economist for the California Association of Realtors, a statewide trade organization with over 150,000 members dedicated to advancement of professionalism in real estate. Leslie directs the activities of the association’s member information group. She oversees the analysis of the housing market and brokerage industry trends, member communication, and membership development activities. She also is closely involved in the association’s strategic planning efforts and is a well-known speaker in California. Bruce and Leslie discuss the increase in the percentage of equity sellers, buyers today compared to 2006, REOs and shadow inventory, the percentage of inventory sales in California, household formation, the status of Fannie and Freddie in the future, Proposition 13, and much more on this week's real estate radio show and podcast.