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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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HELOCs increase for 17th consecutive quarter

Total home loan originations still decrease
Home equity lines of credit applications increased once again in the second quarter. The rising home prices are giving more equity to homeowners who are now looking at using it. The good news is more homeowners are using their HELOCs as a means of home improvement.
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Natural hazard risk holding back home sales

But home prices are higher in high-risk areas
Home sales in high-risk areas are significantly lower than home sales in areas with lower risks. While this may not come as much of a surprise, people are still paying for homes in these high-risk areas. So, what's the difference?
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Rising home prices boost homeowner equity

Less homes underwater in Q2
Rising home prices cause homebuyers to cringe, however, for current homeowners, it’s another story. In fact, these rising home prices are pulling many homes out from underwater as the values increase to more than homeowners owe.
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RealtyTrac launches game-changing property information database

Rebrands as Attom Data Solutions
RealtyTrac, a provider of comprehensive property data, announced Tuesday morning that it is launching a massive rebranding of the company, and will be known moving forward as Attom Data Solutions. But this is more than just a rebrand. The world of real estate and housing is about to change, as consumers and operators within the industry are about to have more information available at their fingertips than ever before.
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RealtyTrac: More homeowners are avoiding foreclosure than ever before

New report shows that foreclosure starts hit record low in first half of 2016
A new report from RealtyTrac shows that more homeowners are keeping their homes out of foreclosure than ever before. According to RealtyTrac's report, the number of homes that started the foreclosure process during the first half of 2016 was the lowest for any half-year period since the company began tracking foreclosure starts in 2006.
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RealtyTrac: Home flipping reaches 2-year high

Profits highest in more than 10 years
Home flipping isn't always good for the housing market, as RealtyTrac stresses that excessive flipping can overheat property sales. Now that home flipping reached a two-year high and profits are at a 10-year high, it may be time to worry about things getting too warm.
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