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Little Movement in Pending Home Sales

Pending home sales — deals involving existing homes where the contract has been signed, but the transaction hasn’t closed—were up slightly in October, according to the National Association of Realtors.… more

New Single-Family Home Sales Down

Sales of new single-family homes—which had been trending up since 2015—dipped 1.9 percent in October, according to the National Association of Home Builders. The NAHB’s report was based on data… more
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Where Out-of-State Investors Live and Buy

About 16 percent of the nation’s single-family rental homes – or 3.4 million properties –  are owned by out-of-state investors, according to a new study from ATTOM Data Solutions. In… more
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NAHB Predicts Growth in New Multifamily

Expect a strong year for new multifamily properties in 2017, the National Association of Home Builders reported.   The newest Multifamily Production Index climbed three points in the third quarter… more
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More Homeowners Have High Levels of Equity

More and more homeowners can be considered “equity rich,” according to ATTOM Data Solutions’ new U.S. Home Equity and Underwater Report.   More than 13.1 million homeowners have a loan-to-value… more
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Turnkey Tips

What’s the secret to succeeding with turnkey investment properties? We asked Sean Tarpenning, owner of US Real Estate Equity Builder (USREEB). His company has been sourcing and managing turnkey properties… more
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Within Reach

Time for a little myth-busting: You don’t have to be an institutional investor to succeed in the world of commercial real estate. The Kansas City-based Block Real Estate Services and… more