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Here are the top 10 metros for single-family rental investors

Average return dips slightly in 2017
Investors saw a slight dip in the single-family rental market, however overall, many metros are still hotspots for investment. In 2017, 86% of the markets analyzed saw a rise in fair market rents even while average wage growth outpaced rent growth in 67% of markets — a recipe for sustainable growth in the rental market.
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What Trump’s tax cuts mean for affordable housing deals

Housing tax credits can determine if projects get off the ground
One of President Donald Trump’s priorities, tax reform, could threaten the affordable housing industry as fewer investors may be enticed to fund projects. Developers said investors are valuing the tax credit 10% to 20% lower since Election Day. The reduction in the credit’s value is already likely to cause a drop of about $1 billion in equity investment for the year.
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Home flipping hits 10-year high in 2016

Profits reach new record
More investors are entering the home-flipping market than at any point since 2007, pushing the number of homes flipped to a 10-year high. And why wouldn’t investors jump on board? Profits are now higher than they’ve ever been.
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Investor to NAR: We aren’t competing with first-time homebuyers

OwnAmerica CEO says the needs of renters are important, too
The National Association of Realtors spoke out several times in the past few weeks against investors, saying they are creating more unwanted competition for first-time homebuyers. But one investor finally had enough, saying that in fact, the entire industry benefits from housing investment.
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It’s time to expect more from your correspondent lender

How partnering with the right one can translate into big wins for your business
Being a small to midsized mortgage lender in today’s environment is tough – there’s no denying it. But, you don’t have to go it alone. Partnering with the right investor can help you minimize risk while expanding your product offering at the same time.
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Here’s proof Airbnb is destroying the New Orleans housing market

An inside look into HousingWire’s coverage
Airbnb is on the rise, but is it destroying any local housing markets in the U.S.? A story in the September edition of HousingWire’s magazine gives compelling evidence that it is — at least in the first metro we selected to review. This evidence is so compelling, in fact, that HousingWire is now making an unprecedented decision to bring the story to you.
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Home flipping reaches 6-year high

Why it’s not a repeat of 2006
The number of investors flipping homes reached the highest level since before the housing crisis. ATTOM Data Solutions’ senior vice president emphasized, however, that there are key differences between today and the last housing bubble.
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Auction.com improves foreclosure outcomes for lenders and servicers

Marketing efforts put properties in front of millions of buyers across the globe
Auction.com takes a multi-channel approach to marketing foreclosure properties, which means sellers get a broad, global pool of potential buyers. The Auction.com website boasts more than 4 million active users and more than 300,000 unique visitors each week.
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