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RealtyTrac: Best markets for buying rental properties

Best returns, biggest rent jumps and more
Trey Garrison
Where are the best markets for buying single-family rentals in the first quarter of 2015? RealtyTrac has the answer, and then some. Let's dive in.
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First wave of ‘boomerang buyers’ become eligible for mortgages

RealtyTrac: Here’s where the action may heat up
Trey Garrison
The first wave of 7.3 million homeowners who lost their home to foreclosure or short sale during the foreclosure crisis are now past the seven-year window they conservatively need to repair their credit and qualify to buy a home.
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Jon Cohn joins RealtyTrac as SVP of data products

Tasked with expanding data product offerings
Ben Lane
RealtyTrac announced the addition of industry veteran Jon Cohn as the company’s new senior vice president of data products. In this position, Cohn is tasked with designing and building data-based products that will serve a multitude of verticals such as direct marketing, real estate, insurance, and value added resellers.
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Seriously underwater properties decrease 2.2 million in 2014

RealtyTrac: Down 5.8 million from peak negative equity in 2012
Trey Garrison
The number of seriously underwater homes continues to drop, and the number of equity-rich homes is growing. Here’s what’s happening.
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Here’s how much the FHA premium cut will actually save borrowers

RealtyTrac provides county-level savings data
Ben Lane
The Obama administration said that the FHA premium cut would save an average first-time homebuyer $900 in their annual mortgage payment, but new analysis from RealtyTrac reveals just how much FHA borrowers will actually save.
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RealtyTrac: Foreclosure starts increase two months straight

“Not a cause for concern”
Brena Swanson
Foreclosure starts in December increased for the second consecutive month. However, according to Daren Blomquist, vice president at RealtyTrac, this is to be expected.
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RealtyTrac taps Keyes Company for broker program

Expands South Florida reach
Trey Garrison
RealtyTrac is growing its exclusive broker program, and the latest achievement is in South Florida. Here are the details of the deal.
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Executive Conversation: Ray Brousseau on bringing buyers to the table

Carrington Mortgage Services focusing on underserved borrowers
Sarah Wheeler

"Many underserved borrowers still see a mortgage as something unattainable, complex and cumbersome. The Carrington Loan is unique in the marketplace because it offers a mortgage with no closing costs, appraisal fees, or lender financing fees," Brousseau said.


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Here are the 10 hottest housing markets right now

Some metros seeing double-digit increase for the year
Brena Swanson

Dayton, Ohio, came in at the top of the list, moving from -1% annual home price appreciation in November 2013 to 20% annual HPA in November 2014.


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RealtyTrac: Distressed home prices hit new 5-year high

Median homes prices remain flat
Brena Swanson
While median sales prices of single-family homes and condos reported little movement compared to a month ago, the same can’t be said for distressed home prices, which reached their highest level since December 2009.
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