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An Outlook on Single-Family Rental Investments

While the demand for single-family rentals continues to be driven by the affordability of rents, a report on SFR securitizations looked at the possible concerns of a market that has not yet weathered a downturn. Here's how SFR securitizations are performing and the factors impacting them.

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The Growing Risk in Municipal Liens

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During the foreclosure crisis, filing a lien was the only way many taxing authorities realized tax revenue for properties in communities hardest hit by the financial crash. But here’s why municipal liens today pose a significant risk for servicers.

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The Thin Red Line

Real estate professionals are reporting that borrowers of color with good income and good credit are still finding it challenging to get loans to purchase homes. Editor’s Note: This feature originally appeared in the September issue of DS News.

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The Cost of Rebuilding After Florence

Hurricane Florence left its mark on the Carolinas, but for the many residents who were uninsured, the rebuilding process will be a struggle. Find out how the hurricane's aftermath is impacting its victims.

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Challenges and Opportunities in Single-Family Rentals

The Single Family Rental Roundtable at the Five Star Conference was an opportunity for investors, mortgage servicers, real estate organizations, and property preservation companies to address the present hurdles and future possibilities in SFR. Here’s what they discussed.

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Freddie Weighs in on Housing Market

Affordability challenges slowed the growth of home sales this summer, according to Freddie Mac's housing market forecast. Yet, buyer demand remains strong due to these factors.

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Looking into the Housing Market in 2019

Sam Khater, Chief Economist at Freddie Mac speaks to DS News on what’s causing the affordability crunch and the factors that are likely to impact the housing market in 2019. Editor’s Note: This feature originally appeared in the August issue of DS News.

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The Price Tag of Owning a Home

A new analysis that looks at the dollar and cents of owning a home found that the incidental costs of maintaining a property could be surprisingly high for homeowners.

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Where is Single-family Rental Growing the Most?

The latest data on single-family rentals reveals a discrepancy in rental price growth among properties at different ends of the price spectrum. Click through to learn which type of properties are spurring growth in rental prices.

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How a Fair Housing Amendment Moved Ahead

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has progressed on amending the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing regulations, after calling for public comments on it last week. Here are the details.

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