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Single-family rentals are increasingly seen as a more realistic alternative to ownership, given the hot housing market and income inequality. (iStock)

Single-family rentals soaring in hot housing market

Americans are finding homeownership increasingly out of reach or not worth the commitment, and are instead turning to the...

Single-family rentals soaring in hot housing market
Investors home purchases rose to 15 percent in the second quarter, a year-over-year increase of 3.9 percentage points. (iStock)

Investors take bigger bite of US housing, and pay less

Investors aren’t only grabbing more than their usual share of the U.S. homebuying market, but also paying less. The...

Investors take bigger bite of US housing, and pay less
Existing home sales were on the upswing in September following a slight dip in August. (iStock)

Existing home sales rebound in September, rising by 7%

After dipping in August, U.S. existing home sales rose markedly in September. Sales of existing homes grew 7 percent...

Existing home sales rebound in September, rising by 7%
Zillow CEO Rich Barton (Getty, iStock)

Zillow hits the brakes on iBuying

Zillow has temporarily halted its home purchases, potentially ceding ground to other iBuying companies in an increasingly competitive space. The company is working to address a backlog of purchased properties that has left its...

Zillow hits the brakes on iBuying
Low interest rates and the capability for some to work from home is helping fuel the market for vacation homes, a new survey indicates. (iStock)

Pandemic continues to fuel demand for second, third homes

The pandemic isn’t just jolting the housing market for primary residences. It’s whetting buyers’ appetites for vacation homes as...

Pandemic continues to fuel demand for second, third homes
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