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Home Value Forecast Examines Criteria for Institutional Investor Purchases

The single-family REO-to-rental market is being consolidated seven years after the crash as some investors are still looking to profit, while others are taking advantage of economies of scale. ProTeck concluded there will always be a need for rental properties, and there will always be a need for investors to purchase those properties.

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Investors Revive Suit Against U.S. Bank in State Court Over $743 Billion Worth of RMBS

The claims that were revived in the state court involved 794 private-label residential mortgage-backed securities that were securitized during a three-year period immediately prior to the financial crisis (2004 to 2007). According to reports, at the time of securitization, the trusts were worth about $743.8 billion. The investors are accusing the Minneapolis-based bank, as a trustee for the securities, of ignoring defects in the loans and failing to take action, which subsequently caused investors to lose billions of dollars in the aftermath of the crisis.

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Home Price Appreciation Gives Institutional Investors Incentive to ‘Cash Out’

The possibility of a high return on investment has given institutional investors the opportunity and motivation to cash out, leaving many to wonder about the future of the single-family rental industry and how it would be affected in areas with a high concentration of single-family homes purchased as rentals, should investors sell off in large quantities.

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Institutional Investors, All-Cash Buyers Enjoy Larger Average Discounts

All-cash buyers and institutional investors were able to purchase residential homes at a larger discount rate from the average market value at the time of purchase than the average rate for all U.S. homebuyers in the third quarter, according to RealtyTrac's U.S. Institutional Investors & Cash Sales Report for Q3 2014.

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Institutional Investor Sales Decline

RealtyTrac released its January 2014 Residential & Foreclosure Sales Report on Thursday, revealing institutional investors made up 5.2 percent of all U.S. residential property sales in January. Institutional investor sales are down from 7.9 percent in December, and down 8.2 percent from January, 2013.

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