A decade after the U.S. housing bubble burst, house flipping is on the rise again. Defined as reselling a house within a year of purchase, flipping is at an 11-year high in the United States and it’s the subject of dozens of TV shows and weekend workshops promising to teach real estate novices how to make a fortune.Read More
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A new study about the 2008 crash. It wasn't subprime lending. It was house flippers. I think house flippers had a lot to do with it, but I do believe the subprime loans contributed as well. Check it out and see what these guys say.Read More
Southern California isn’t exactly flipping over real estate.
The quick-buck, buying-fixing-selling residential real estate bets were a huge part of housing in both the boom and bust periods a decade ago. Today’s market presence of these speedy resales is nowhere near the crazed heights surrounding the bubble and its subsequent bust.Read More
A four-bedroom, two-bath rental in the Fox Meadows neighborhood exemplifies how Memphis has the nation's highest house-flipping rate.
The Memphis investment-property and management firm Reedy & Co. last year paid $400,000 for a bundle of homes that included the brick ranch-style home at 5737 Scottsdale.Read More
Home flippers were busy last year buying, rehabbing and quickly re-selling properties. Home flipping has been steadily increasing as a business since hitting bottom in 2010, but today’s market shouldn’t be confused with the one that overheated and crashed a decade ago, market watchers told Scotsman Guide News.Read More
House flipping is heating up in North Texas.
The number of houses purchased and quickly sold by investors rose more than 20 percent in Dallas-Fort Worth last year, according to a report by Attom Data Solutions.Read More
To the outside observer, real estate investing may look fairly black-and-white. But it’s actually more complicated than that.
There is a gray zone that both constitutes the reason real estate investors exist and is the area in which those investors provide their greatest value.Read More
Although home prices have been rising steadily over the past year, house flipping is still extremely popular among investors. And it’s the banks that are being credited with helping investors jump back into the flipping game.Read More
Pending home sales softened in November as contracts dipped to the lowest level in nearly a year as would-be buyers were greeted with higher mortgage rates and home prices, the National Association of REALTORS® reports. The Northeast was the only major region in the U.S. to see a monthly gain in pending sales last month.Read More
Pending sales in November slowed to the lowest level in nearly a year after a rapid post-election rise in mortgage rates and tightening supply of affordable listings, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported.Read More
U.S. home prices increased 0.2% on an unadjusted basis in October compared with September and were up 5.6% compared with October 2015, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller home price index (HPI) report.Read More