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Why Real Estate Investors Have the Edge in Housing Market

#fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-862236{display:none;} .cke_show_borders #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-862236, #postcontentcontainer #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-862236{width:570px;height:411px;display:block;} Prospective homebuyers are entering some markets today to find it rife with competition and the pickings... Continue Reading »

Investors Betting on Housing Recovery Big Time

By Maureen Farrell Investors are betting big on the housing recovery. Hedge funds and private equity firms have been rushing in to buy up companies and assets in every part of the housing supply chain, including undeveloped land, homebuilders, foreclosed homes, and building parts manufacturers. One of the most notable... Continue Reading »

Key to the Housing Recovery? It's Still Investors

By Nin-Hai Tseng After witnessing one too many false starts in the recovery of America's housing market, it's hard not to be a little skeptical about what kind of recovery we should expect. Will it improve steadily, or experience choppy stops and starts? One way to determine that is by looking at who is driving home... Continue Reading »

HUD Flip-Flops on Flipping Ban

HUD is flip-flopping on its own flipping policy. Starting Feb. 1, the housing agency is temporarily lifting its ban on selling FHA-insured homes in fewer than 90 days. The ban was originally intended to discourage flippers. By lifting it, the housing agency is hoping to help stabilize home values and improve conditions in... Continue Reading »

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