Articles Tagged with ''RealtyTrac''

RealtyTrac Twitter account mistakenly posts wildly NSFW tweet

“Going forward all posts will be reviewed by an actual person employed by RealtyTrac”
Outside of the occasional retweet of a news article that uses its data, RealtyTrac’s Twitter feed is fairly basic. The account tends to tweet once every 12 hours, posting at 6:45am Eastern and 6:45pm Eastern, every day. As per usual, RealtyTrac’s Monday morning tweet included a link to the latest RealtyTrac Daily, but Monday’s edition featured a wildly NSFW (not safe for work) image and link to an equally NSFW adult entertainment website.
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Women [still] better at paying their mortgages

Here’s more evidence
A new study from ATTOM Data Solutions shows, once again, that women are better than men at paying their mortgages. The study shows that women are less likely to go into foreclosure, despite the fact that on average they earn a lower income than men.
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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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