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    Overbuilding Fears Brewing in Student Housing Sector

    November 12th, 2019

    Overbuilding Fears Brewing in Student Housing Sector Student housing developers continue to open tens of thousands new student housing beds each year, but it’s becoming increasingly difficult to fill the vacant rooms, according to a new report from the National Real Estate Investor. “Much of the new supply in recent years has been at a significant rent […]

    Homeownership Rates Are Rising

    November 5th, 2019

    Homeownership Rates Are Rising The homeownership rate rose in the third quarter, and economists are pointing to lower mortgage rates as a major reason for the uptick. The homeownership rate rose to 64.8% in the third quarter, up 0.7 percentage points from the previous quarter. While more Americans are becoming homeowners again, the homeownership rate […]

    Zumper’s National Rent Report for November

    November 5th, 2019

    Zumper’s National Rent Report for November Rental information site Zumper recently released their National Rent Report for November, 2019 showing that the median national rent for 1-bedroom apartment was $1,237 (down 0.3%) and the median two-bedroom rent was $1,480 (down 0.3%). Year to date, one bedroom prices are up 2.5% and two bedroom prices are […]

    Did Someone Get Killed in that Property You’re About to Buy?

    October 29th, 2019

    Did Someone Get Killed in that Property You’re About to Buy? When you’re researching a property, have you ever wondered, “did someone ever die or get killed here???” An eerie online site called DiedInHouse.com will, for a small fee, generate a report using millions of records to determine if a death occurred at any valid […]

    Citibank Fined $30 Million for Holding REOs Too Long

    October 29th, 2019

    Citibank Fined $30 Million for Holding REOs Too Long An REO speed wagon they are not; HousingWire is reporting that Citibank was recently fined $30 million for holding onto foreclosures for far too long, exceeding a 5-year REO limit on hundreds of homes. They reported that under the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency […]