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Shadow inventory contracts as investors snap up foreclosures

Home sales are starting to tick up after the worst year in more than a decade. But the momentum is coming from cash-rich investors who are scooping up foreclosed properties at bargain prices, not.

He volunteered: We have seen some bulk purchases by investors, but we are not picking up that data through the Multiple Listing. and in fact there is no shadow inventory around to buy in California.

Freddie could take more than a decade to unload REO inventory In Battered Secondary Mortgage Market, Some Encouraging Trends May Be Emerging Moody’s: Single-family rental equity securitization poses more risk By August of 2012, Fitch and Moody’s suggested that they would not grant top ratings to any security based on the single family rentals as a business because there was no track record of the success or failure of a scattered site, single family rental model. securitization with A and BAA ratings would not appeal to investors, and for a while.le the U.S. housing market continues to experience severe problems, Canada’s housing market is showing signs of emerging from its winter hibernation,[/b] according to the latest Real Estate Trends report released today by Scotia Economics, Toronto. The report found that Canadian home sales strengthened in both February and March, and preliminary reports suggest this firming [.]Shadow inventory is the banks and governments foreclosure inventory that has yet to be released on the market. I have heard some astronomical figures of how much shadow inventory is really out there, but in John Prior’s article titled " Freddie could take more than a decade to unload reo (forecloure) inventory ", the realtity sinks in.

Though he grew up comfortably-his father, Brett, was a bank. Milky was investing in hedge funds, and at nineteen he bought his own home, It started with the stock-market crash, which depleted his $50,000 life savings.. By mid- 2010, he was broke, alone, unemployed, and on the brink of foreclosure.

""We expect a gradual and progressive contraction in the shadow inventory in 2013 as investors continue to snap up foreclosed and REO properties and the broader recovery in housing market fundamentals.

 · So what does the coming foreclosure wave look like and when will it hit? After all, foreclosures and foreclosure inventory is already at all-time highs. Click on this graph to get a more visual idea. Click on graph to enlarge “To say there is a second wave implies the (current) wave has receded. I don’t see that the wave has receded.”

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Foreclosure sales: potential bargains can carry big risks. But Glen E. Scheirer saw it as an opportunity to snap up a dramatically discounted house directly across the street from his son and.

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When allocating capital to asset classes, investors must analyze the. estate prices for years to come. Half of the shadow inventory consists of serious delinquent homes that are not currently in.

That’s down 12 percent from October 2011. “We expect a gradual and progressive contraction in the shadow inventory in 2013 as investors continue to snap up foreclosed and (bank-owned) properties and.

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In order to receive a tax credit of up to $8,000. three to four months with contracts remaining very weak.” Foreclosures and short sales, usually not reflected in the NAR’s data, are boosting the.