Chinese investors are snatching up houses across America, with top metro areas becoming their preferred spot. New York and Los Angeles top the list of cities they are most interested in, but more surprisingly, Detroit and Philadelphia also ranked in the top 10.
Buyers from mainland China today can account for as many as half of the buyers at certain buildings in "Falasheng" and surrounding neighborhoods, brokers say. A few years ago there were virtually none.
The darlings of 2014, the single-family housing investment and rental businesses, didn’t dominate like last year, but they still had a strong showing. After snagging four of the top five spots on the 2014 HW Fast50, two SFRs placed in the top five in 2015 and three made the top 50..
Bank loyalty is not a factor for borrowers in shopping for a mortgage loan. Borrowers tend to select a mortgage originator based on product, price and their expectation for a convenient transaction process. Read More