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  • From HW Magazine

    How can we revive the private label MBS market?

    Unresolved issues defy easy answers
    One of the things that has bedeviled mortgage financing post-crisis has been the absence of the private label mortgage backed securities market. During the peak years, private label MBS issuance topped $1 trillion. In 2017, only $70 billion of private label RMBS were issued, although that is a big increase from 2016.
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  • Top zip codes for housing investments

    Best area for home flipping and rentals
    As home prices rise, investors seek to buy homes which they can either sell for a profit or rent out. The new Neighborhood Housing Index from ATTOM Data Solutions measures the best zip codes for home flippers and rental investments. Here are the top five in each category.
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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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