Tag Archives: single-family

Foreign Firms Eye U.S. Single-Family Rental Market

Several foreign firms are jumping into the single-family rental market of late, seeking high returns by snagging up homes at discounts, turning them into rentals, and waiting for an...

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...

Homebuilding Bounces Back in August

Homebuilding for single-family homes was at its fastest pace in more than two years during August, as the new-home market continues on in recovery mode. The Commerce Department...

Fannie Mae Halts Foreclosures for the Holidays

Fannie Mae says it will suspend evictions for single-family foreclosures and two- to four-unit properties during the holiday season, from Dec. 19 through Jan. 2, 2012. ...

Tightening of Credit Still Shuts Many Buyers Out

The majority of renters — 73 percent — who live in single-family homes say that the challenges of getting a home mortgage is one of the main culprits keeping them from home...