Zillow is Buying Homes Again

BY  ON JUNE 15, 2020

Back in March we posted about Zillow pausing its Zillow Offers program due to market uncertainty from the Coronavirus pandemic. Well, fast-forward to the present with HousingWire reporting that they have resumed homebuying in at least 15 (out of 24) markets where they operate. Click here to read more.

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Real Estate: What's in it For Me?

BY  ON JUNE 17, 2020

Many people are interested in real estate, but don't really know much about it. They know that it seems that a lot of people have made a lot of money in real estate (or achieved other goals using it), and they wonder if maybe there could be something in it for them, too. Click here to read more.

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Top 10 Zip Codes with Highest Home Flipping Profits

BY  ON JUNE 17, 2020

According to ATTOM Data's latest U.S. Home Flipping Report, home flipping nationwide increased to a 14-year high in Q1 of 2020, while returns dropped to a nine-year low. Click here to read more.

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Real Estate is Still Seen as Best Investment

BY  ON JUNE 16, 2020

For the 7th year in a row, Gallup is reporting that more Americans prefer real estate over other long-term investment vehicles for growing wealth.Click here to read more. 

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Local Market Monitor's National Economic Outlook - June 2020

BY  ON JUNE 11, 2020

Local Market Monitor, a National REIA preferred vendor, recently released their monthly National Economic Outlook where they share their thoughts on developments taking place in the U.S. economy. Click here to read more.

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Black Knight Says Past-Due Mortgages Increased by 1.6 Million in April

BY  ON MAY 25, 2020

According to Black Knight's "first look" report for April, past-due mortgages increased by 1.6 Million, which was the largest single-month increase ever recorded. There were 3.6 million homeowners past due on their mortgages as of the end of April, the largest number since January 2015. Click here to read more.

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Mortgage Applications Up 54% Since Early April

BY  ON MAY 28, 2020

With interest rates at all-time lows, CNBC's Diana Olick is reporting that mortgage application numbers have risen 54% since early April, which she also says marks the first annual increase since the Coronavirus pandemic. Click here to read more.

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Why Requiring Renter's Insurance is a Pro Landlord Move

BY  ON MAY 12, 2020

In a recent episode of the Rent Perfect podcast, David Pickron talks about the importance of requiring renters insurance in rental leases. He says many landlords miss the mark by not requiring their tenants to have a Renters Insurance policy. Click here to read more.

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FHFA Extends Foreclosure and Eviction Moratorium

BY  ON MAY 14, 2020

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced in mid-May that they are extending their moratorium on foreclosures and evictions until at least June 30, 2020. The foreclosure moratorium applies to Enterprise-backed (Fannie Mae & Freddie mac), single-family mortgages only. Click here to read more.

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Foreclosure Activity Hits Historic Lows

BY  ON MAY 20, 2020

According to ATTOM Data, there were 4,148 U.S. properties with foreclosure filings in April, down 70% from March and down 75% from one year ago. That equates to one in every 9,639 properties receiving a foreclosure filing during April. Click here to read more.

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