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Investors Slowing Down on Buying Spree

Big institutional investors are getting away from buying single-family rental homes in bulk and are narrowing their focus to only a few markets for future purchases, CoStar Group...

Can Investors Make Good on Housing Bets?

Investors have placed high bets on housing in recent years, purchasing distressed homes in bulk. Now it may be time for them to prove that their bets are going to pay off. Investors...

Investors Take a More Cautious Approach

Investors are growing cautious over rapid home price appreciation in some markets and the potential for lower affordability, according to a report by Bank of America Merrill Lynch. ...

Investors Gradually Retreating from Market

As home prices rise, the number of investors in the housing market appears to be starting to cool. The number of investment properties purchased last year dropped 2.1 percent compared...

Investors Clear Backlogs, Snap Up Single-Family Rentals

The Blackstone Group has become the largest investor in the U.S. of single-family rental homes, spending more than $1 billion so far this year, The Wall Street Journal reports. The...

Top 8 College Towns for Investors

Investors increasingly are eyeing college towns to snag properties at discounts and turn them into rental properties that could potentially offer steady cash flow with student tenants....

HUD Program Sells Investors Pools of Troubled Loans

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is accepting applications from investors who want to buy pools of loans headed for foreclosure, which were formerly insured by the...

Investors Purchase Homes by the Thousands

Large investor firms are taking advantage of the deep discounts found in some housing markets, and they’re finding that buying one or two homes is just not enough — they want...

Investors See Bigger Profits From Rising Rents

Rental demand and prices continue to soar, and investors are cashing in. Rents are rising at a 5.17 percent annual rate — up from last year’s 4.72 percent rate. If rents continue...

Zillow IPO Debuts as One Hot Stock

The sluggish housing market isn’t making investors shy about snagging stock in Zillow. Zillow Inc.‘s IPO made a strong debut on the NASDAQ Stock Market Wednesday, as shares of the...