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RealtyTrac: Share of in-foreclosure sales hits 15-year low

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Auction.com: Investors still flip for flipping

Still favor fix-and-flip over renting
Despite rising rents, investors still prefer fixing and flipping houses as opposed to buying a house for the purpose of renting it out, according to a new report from Auction.com. But results vary depending on whether the house was purchased at a live auction or an online auction.
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It’s official: The investors are back

Cash sales reach nearly 43% of all sales in 1st quarter
“Strict lending standards combined with low inventory continue to give the advantage to investors and other cash buyers in this housing market,” said Daren Blomquist, vice president at RealtyTrac.
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Looking for a 30% profit? Flip a house

U.S. home flipping down to 3.7% of all sales, but profits are up

While the share of flipped homes is shrinking, the average sales price of single-family homes flipped in the first quarter was $55,574 higher than the average original purchase price. That’s up from a year ago when the average gross profit per flip was $51,805, according to the Q1 2014 U.S. Home Flipping Report from RealtyTrac.


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