Daily Archives: June 9, 2017

Zillow: In which U.S. markets does it ‘pay to rent’?

Zillow: In which U.S. markets does it ‘pay to rent’?

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In March, the California Association of Realtors hosted a panel — “The California Series: State of the State” — revealing that overly strict building codes, an aversion to affordable housing in affluent neighborhoods, and, most of all, exorbitant cost of living is pushing California toward becoming a majority renter state. Zillow’s latest “Breakeven Horizon” study, which shows that half of the eight major markets where it “pays to rent” are in California, backs up this assertion. …

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Welcome to Wall Street’s housing market

Welcome to Wall Street’s housing market

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After gorging on subprime mortgages 10 years ago, Wall Street is investing in the U.S. housing market again — this time by snatching up homes. Investment banks, private-equity firms and hedge funds are turning to a variety of financial vehicles and building the technology to become the largest buyers of most Americans’ biggest asset …

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Thriving indie broker knows the power of good partnerships

Thriving indie broker knows the power of good partnerships

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With over $7 billion in annual sales, Thaddeus Wong knows a thing or two about getting the most out of the relationships you build with your partners. The creative co-founder of @properties, has built the largest independently owned residential real estate brokerage firm in Illinois. See him on the Indie Broker stage Monday, August …

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