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Non-Owner-Occupied Homes: Where Are They Most Common?

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A recent study of non-owner-occupied mortgage originations discovered that certain cities are a hotbed for vacation, investment, and second homes. Cities in the South and West are leading the pack.

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Single-Family Rentals Over the Past Decade

After the financial crisis hobbled the housing industry back in 2008, the number of rented abodes skyrocketed. Today, that number continues to climb, as more people opt—for one reason or another—to live the leasing lifestyle, according to the Terner Center ...

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Single-Family Rentals on the Rise

Single family rentals are on the rise as more renters look for more space. With renters looking to move from apartments to houses, the path to homeownership grows shorter.

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How Short-Term Rentals Impact Home Inventory

A recent WalletHub study found that Hawaii was the state with the lowest effective tax rate at 0.27 percent, but that isn’t helping when it comes to maintaining an affordable housing stock in the Aloha State. Most of the country ...

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Low-Income Rental Housing Shortages Happening Nationwide

The nationwide shortage of housing inventory is a daily topic in the industry in 2018, with accelerating home prices combining with inventory shortfalls to make it very difficult for many potential homebuyers to find an actual home to purchase. The ...

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Buying Remains the Cheaper Option, but for How Long?

Buying might still be cheaper than renting in major U.S. metros, but rising prices and stalling rents could soon flip that dynamic. A new report by Trulia shows how the most expensive U.S. markets could see a rise in rentals. A lot depends on federal policy over the next couple years.

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Homeownership Rising Faster Than Rentals

According to the Census Bureau, the homeownersip rate of 63.6 percent was not statistically different from the Q1 2016 rate of 63.5 percent or the Q4 2016 rate of 63.7 percent. However, despite this unchanged data, Trulia Chief Economist Ralph McLaughlin noted that there is still surprising news out of this quarter’s report, as the number of owner occupied households grew faster than the rate of rental households for the first time in 11 years.

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Cleveland, Detroit Top Rental Investment Markets

A recent report revealed that the nation’s top grossing single-family rental markets are mostly noncoastal, Midwestern states, with Cleveland, Ohio, taking the top spot. At No. 2 and 3 were Detroit and Dayton, Ohio, respectively. Memphis and Toledo rounded out the top five.

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