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25 Markets Where Flipping Homes is Most Profitable By Daren Blomquist, RealtyTrac Vice President May 1, 2013 Flipping homes — buying, rehabbing and reselling for a profit usually within about 90 days — will likely become more favorable for investors in 2013 as home prices are expected to continue climbing. Are Pocket Listings Making A Comeback? By Peter G. Miller, Contributor April 30, 2013 With the rise in home prices across much of the country the increase in demand has brought us back to an old problem: pocket listings, situations where brokers list a home but have it sold before it can appear on a local MLS system. U-Haul: Biggest Population Shift to Pittsburgh in 2012 By Joel Cone, Staff Writer April 18, 2013 People were on the move in 2012 and apparently the most popular place for them to move to was Pittsburgh, Penn., according to the 2012 Top U.S. Growth Cities Report recently released by U-Haul International. President's 2014 Budget Foresees $943 Million FHA Bailout By Octavio Nuiry, Senior Staff Writer April 16, 2013 The Obama administration’s proposed fiscal budget for 2014 estimates that the cash-strapped Federal Housing Administration (FHA) will need a $943 million taxpayer bailout this year. New Problems Require New Solutions By Gary Beasley, president and CEO of Waypoint Homes April 16, 2013 In the March issue of the Foreclosure News Report, we invited Gary Beasley, president and CEO of Waypoint Homes, to tell us how his company is investing in the foreclosure marketplace. Should Housing Prices Be Higher? By Peter Miller, Contributor April 10, 2013 The real estate marketplace must be doing well. ‘Slow Speed’ Investor Tracks Phoenix Market With RealtyTrac By Joel Cone, Staff Writer April 10, 2013 Michelle McGrew is not in any hurry to move, although she plans on selling the home she and her family live in this year because they want to downsize. March Madness Rental Tournament Goes Orange By Joel Cone, Staff Writer April 5, 2013 If the earlier rounds of March Madness have shown us anything, this year’s tournament has had plenty of excitement, drama and disappointment for die-hard fans and the players. Las Vegas Apartment Market Still Reeling By Octavio Nuiry, Senior Staff Writer April 4, 2013 Not only was Nevada’s residential real estate market hammered during the foreclosure crisis, but the state’s multifamily market did not fare any better. Is the Mortgage Interest Deduction Really Safe in Washington? By Peter Miller, Contributor April 3, 2013 The nation's capital seems very quiet at this time. The sequester deadline has passed and the budget debate continues, both with little apparent impact. Print Email

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