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%

Investors spent a record $63B to buy homes in Q3

Housing Wire

Real estate investors spent a record $63.6 In total, investors acquired 90,215 homes in the third quarter, an 80.2% Redfin defines an investor as any institution or business that purchases residential real estate. In total, real estate investors represented 18.2%

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Investors are buying up single-family homes across the US

Housing Wire

After three straight quarters of declines, home purchases by investors rose 2.7% Looking to take advantage of the hot housing market and a soaring stock market, investors bought about 1 of every 7 U.S. Investor purchases of single-family homes rose 4.8%

Wall Street investors are the new breed of single-family landlords

Housing Wire

Purchases of single-family rental properties by investors are on the rise in Sunbelt cities like Phoenix; Austin, Texas; Las Vegas; Tampa; and Charlotte, among others, according to research by John Burns Real Estate Consulting.

Lenders, don’t overlook real estate investors

Housing Wire

HousingWire recently spoke with William Tessar, president of Civic Financial Services , about the private lending space and how LOs can benefit from serving real estate investors. . Since investors buy multiple properties per year, it can fuel more consistent growth.

Doma goes public, but investors cash out early

Housing Wire

Digital title provider Doma has finally gone public, but has already had to pay out nearly $300 million to early investors who redeemed their shares. But investors in Capitol exercised rights to redeem nearly 30 million public shares in the company in connection with the merger.

Bond investor PIMCO bets on home-equity market

Housing Wire

PIMCO, founded in 1971, has a long history of aggregating residential mortgage loans as well as managing assets for corporations, sovereign wealth funds, pension funds and other investors. The post Bond investor PIMCO bets on home-equity market appeared first on HousingWire.

Investors turn their eyes to affordable housing opportunities

Housing Wire

As the pandemic shifts from crisis to chronic, investors, community leaders and housing advocates say they intend to make the most of the chance to permanently elevate the case for affordable housing even as economic metrics are starting to shift.

These markets are attracting the most out-of-state real estate investors

Housing Wire

Many real estate investors were serendipitously ahead of this shift even before the pandemic started, driven by both affordability and an affinity for overlooked markets. The post These markets are attracting the most out-of-state real estate investors appeared first on HousingWire.

Foreign Real Estate Investors Plot Their Return

Appraisal Buzz

The post Foreign Real Estate Investors Plot Their Return appeared first on DSNews. The post Foreign Real Estate Investors Plot Their Return appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

How Biden’s Neighborhood Homes proposal impacts real estate investors

Housing Wire

Auction.com buyer and real estate investor Sue McCormick is ahead of the curve when it comes to President Joe Biden’s plan to revitalize underserved neighborhoods while also providing affordable housing for low- and moderate-income homebuyers. “My

Investors Are Returning to the Market in Big Numbers

Appraisal Buzz

Investors took a breather when the pandemic hit, pulling back their investments across the board. But now that the pandemic is waning, investors are back on the market and are showing up in record numbers.

Analysts: Investors Taking Housing Market By Storm

Appraisal Buzz

Real estate investors in Q2 purchased more homes than ever recorded by Redfin, which has been tracking the metric more than 20 years. The post Analysts: Investors Taking Housing Market By Storm appeared first on DSNews.

Real Estate Investors Getting More Bang for Their Buck

Appraisal Buzz

Investors are buying up more real estate and paying less for it, as a new report finds investors now account for 15% of all residential property purchases. The post Real Estate Investors Getting More Bang for Their Buck appeared first on DSNews.

Report: Investors Snapping Up Single-Family Houses

Appraisal Buzz

Real estate investors during the second quarter of 2021 purchased more homes than ever recorded by Redfin.com, which has been tracking that metric for 20+ years. The post Report: Investors Snapping Up Single-Family Houses appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

Best Cities for Fix-and-Flip Investors

Appraisal Buzz

The post Best Cities for Fix-and-Flip Investors appeared first on theMReport.com. The post Best Cities for Fix-and-Flip Investors appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

The invasion of institutional investors in the housing market

Sacramento Appraisal Blog

Let’s talk about this as well as other institutional investors right now. A couple weeks ago a viral story came out about a fund called BlackRock who was reported to be buying everything in sight and paying 20-50% above market value.

Promontory MortgagePath Adds Guild Mortgage Correspondent to its Investor Network

Appraisal Buzz

Guild Mortgage Correspondent is the most recent addition to Promontory MortgagePath ’s investor network. As lenders advance their investor relationships, their ownership of the origination processes increases — and so does their earning potential,”.

Investors Acquire a Record 90,000+ Homes in Q3

Appraisal Buzz

Spurred by lingering inventory concerns and continued low rates, real estate investors bought a record 18% of the total homes sold, according to a new report. The post Investors Acquire a Record 90,000+ Homes in Q3 appeared first on theMReport.com. The post Investors Acquire a Record 90,000+ Homes in Q3 appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

What to Expect When Foreign Investors Resume Purchasing

Appraisal Buzz

As COVID-mandated travel restrictions begin to loosen, foreign investors may flee the coasts and begin exploring single-family homes inland. The post What to Expect When Foreign Investors Resume Purchasing appeared first on theMReport.com.

CoreLogic responds to investor groups’ initiation of written consent process

Housing Wire

17 to replace three of the 12 current directors with the investment groups’ nominees, but the two investor group have said they need a “safeguard” to make sure the process moves forward. The investors dropped their takeover bid on Nov.

Why Are Investors Souring on the Housing Market?

Appraisal Buzz

A new survey has revealed that real estate investors are not viewing the market as favorably as they once did in light of low inventory and rising costs. The post Why Are Investors Souring on the Housing Market?

Survey Finds Investors Leary About Current Housing Market

Appraisal Buzz

A new survey has revealed that real estate investors are not viewing the market as favorably as they once did in light of low inventory and rising costs. The post Survey Finds Investors Leary About Current Housing Market appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

Fewer Investors Buying Homes; Price Records Continue; Rates Drift Higher

Appraisal Buzz

In a report released on Monday, CoreLogic recaps investor activity in the housing market over the last decade. Its Investor Homebuying Report highlights purchase trends nationally by both investor size and the price tier of property purchased between 2011 and 2020.

Foreign Investor Treasury Purchases Hold Mortgage Rates Steady

Appraisal Buzz

The post Foreign Investor Treasury Purchases Hold Mortgage Rates Steady appeared first on theMReport.com. The post Foreign Investor Treasury Purchases Hold Mortgage Rates Steady appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

Investor Activity Peaked at New Highs in Summer 2021

Appraisal Buzz

Investors took a breather when the pandemic hit, pulling back their investments across the board. But now that the pandemic is waning, investors are back on the market and are showing up in record numbers. According to new research by Realtor.com, investor purchases of homes was up 59% year-over-year when compared to 2020 and is also up by 21% from 2019. … The post Investor Activity Peaked at New Highs in Summer 2021 appeared first on DSNews.

PennyMac Incorporates ICE Mortgage Technology Suite into Encompass Investor Connect

Appraisal Buzz

The integration with ICE Mortgage Technology’s Encompass Investor Connect will make PennyMac one of the largest correspondent aggregator within a network of correspondent investors available on one platform. ICE Mortgage Technology , part of Intercontinental Exchange Inc.,

FHFA Extends REO-Buying Period for Non-Investors

Appraisal Buzz

The post FHFA Extends REO-Buying Period for Non-Investors appeared first on DSNews. The post FHFA Extends REO-Buying Period for Non-Investors appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

How ICE Mortgage Technology is automating everything automatable for lenders and investors

Housing Wire

Encompass is the industry’s leading platform for lenders and investors, with the functionality to support every channel they use through a single system of record,” said Stephanie Durflinger, Vice President, Product Management. “As

The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors

Appraisal Buzz

Property data analysts pinpoint parts of the country that are proving most friendly for real estate investors looking to purchase a home. The post The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors appeared first on DSNews. The post The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors appeared first on Appraisal Buzz. Around The Web

Real estate expert tracks investor purchase activity

Valuation Review

The RealtyTrac Investor Purchase Report – Fall 2021 analyzes home sales data from ATTOM Data Solutions to determine the share of real estate investor purchases among all home sales, the median price for investor home sales compared with consumer home sales, and the share of cash sales among investor purchases.

How the bond market continues to impact mortgage originators and investors

Housing Wire

HousingWire recently sat down with Scott Happ, president of Secondary Marketing Technologies for Black Knight, to discuss the impact this has on mortgage originators and investors. HW: How does this, in turn, impact mortgage originators and investors?

Cash to Close: What Investors Should Know

Mashvisor

Before acquiring a home as a real estate investor, there are a few things you should know regarding cash to close. When it comes to investing in real estate, a… Beginner Investors Investor Blogs Costs Real Estate Advice Real Estate Tips

Investors Replenishing Housing Stock in 19 Major Markets

Appraisal Buzz

The post Investors Replenishing Housing Stock in 19 Major Markets appeared first on DSNews. The post Investors Replenishing Housing Stock in 19 Major Markets appeared first on Appraisal Buzz. Professional buyers make for tough competition, but in cities including Dallas, Atlanta, and LA, they are selling more than they are acquiring. Around The Web

20 Awesomely Functional Gifts for Real Estate Investors [2021]

The Robert Weiler Company

And, if you have a real estate investor in your life, the gift-finding pursuit can be quite a challenge. Investors are often adventurous, organized, go-getters, and have an entrepreneurial spirit. Here are some fantastic ideas for residential real estate investors: 1.)

Samantha Manfer: Investors Want a Complete Mortgage Origination and Servicing Solution

Appraisal Buzz

The post Samantha Manfer: Investors Want a Complete Mortgage Origination and Servicing Solution appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

Civil code 1101.3: What investors should know

Mashvisor

is among the most… Investor Blogs Legal Matters & Taxes California Real Estate AdviceIt’s challenging to keep up with the latest state and local policies that may apply to your property as an occupied homeowner. However, Civil Code 1101.3

10 Awesomely Functional Gifts for the Real Estate Investor in Your Life

The Robert Weiler Company

And, if you have a real estate investor in your life, the gift-finding pursuit can be quite a challenge. FOR THE RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY INVESTOR: Looking for a great gift for house-flippers or buyers taking advantage of a housing market downswing? ‘Tis the season to be stumped!

The Investor’s Guide to Condominium Conversions

Mashvisor

A… Investment Strategies Investor Blogs Condo Investment Portfolio Rental StrategiesWhat are condominium conversions? keep reading as we break down this concept and walk you through the process of getting involved in these projects. What is a Condominium Conversion?

Refinancing Second Mortgages: The Investor’s Guide

Mashvisor

While most homeowners are aware you can refinance a mortgage before it is paid in full, not… Financing Tips Investor Blogs Financing loans MortgageThere may be many reasons as to why someone might refinance a mortgage.

Investor Invasion: Profit-Minded Home Buyers Flock to S. Fla.

Empire Appraisal Group

Investor Invasion: Profit-Minded Home Buyers Flock to S. Redfin: Home purchases by investors in Miami and Fort Lauderdale jumped over 90% in 2Q 2021 compared to 2Q 2020; the 2020 numbers were impacted by COVID-19. Thousands of other investors feel just the same way about South Florida.

An Investor’s Guide to Plumbing Inspection Costs

Mashvisor

Yes, water is a useful resource, and a… Beginner Investors Investor Blogs Home InspectionIf you have had a water leakage problem or a clogged toilet, you know that plumbing damage is not for the faint-hearted.

The 10 Best House Hunting Apps for Investors in 2021

Mashvisor

Real estate investing can… Beginner Investors Investor Blogs Heatmap Investment Calculator Investor Tools Property Finder Property MarketplaceAre you looking to invest in real estate and want to make your property search easier?