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Why investors believe CoStar holds a big advantage post-NAR settlement

Housing Wire

The opposite trajectories of their stock prices seem to reflect investor appetites for their different business models. Last December, Zillow netted 105 million unique visitors, according to Comscore data cited in Zillow’s investor materials. Zillow For years, Zillow has dominated online home listings.

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Private-label securities are in demand as investors bet Fed peak is reached

Housing Wire

And so [investors] can start having greater conviction in the future path of interest rates and in the health of the mortgage market.” The pool of non-QM borrowers includes real estate investors, fix-and-flippers, foreign nationals, business owners, gig economy workers and the self-employed.

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Investors are buying more, but spending less

Housing Wire

Real estate investors are buying more properties, but paying less for them, according to a report from RealtyTrac released Thursday based on ATTOM Data Solutions home sales data. In the second quarter of 2021, investor purchases accounted for 15.4% of all home purchases nationwide, compared with 11.5% of the market. of the market.

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Investors feeling optimistic, buying record share of homes

Real Estate News

A pair of new reports look at the role investors played in the housing market last year and offer insights into their current outlook and pain points.

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Home Point Capital agrees to settle investor lawsuit for $5M

Housing Wire

Before the acquisition by Mr. Cooper was completed in August, Home Point Capital agreed to settle for $5 million a class action lawsuit filed in 2021 by investors claiming the company made false and misleading statements related to its initial public offering (IPO).

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UWM expands DSCR offerings to real estate investors

Housing Wire

Dubbed “Investors Flex,” the non-QM product for real estate investors, offered purchase and refinance loans up to $2 million that could be used to finance up to 20 properties by using each property’s monthly rental income to qualify.

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FAR parent updates investors on AAG integration, business performance

Housing Wire

Finance of America Companies (FOA), parent company of industry-leading reverse mortgage lender Finance of America Reverse (FAR), released a new “ investor update ” this week to update shareholders and other stakeholders on different elements of its reverse mortgage business including its strategic initiatives, business model and an update on its integration (..)

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