APOPKA, Florida — Many of the single-family homes in the Piedmont Park neighborhood of Apopka, Florida, used to be owned by families — the Vargases and the Townes, the Pierces and the Riddles. Now, they’re owned by Blackstone, American Homes ...Read More »
Charlotte ranks fifth among regions with the most homes sold to institutional investors between January 2012 and August, but so far the equity gained in those homes trails behind six of the regions in the top 10, according to real ...Read More »
Bidding wars: Competition fierce as foreclosed Mecklenburg County homes auctioned in the hall of justice
An open secret is the best way to describe the foreclosure auction process for homes in Mecklenburg County. Held twice a week on the ground level of the Mecklenburg County Courthouse, foreclosure auctions generate interest with professional investors, curiosity seekers ...
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How much of your neighborhood is owned by Wall Street? Over the last few years, institutional investors have helped stabilize the housing market by buying up distressed homes across the country and putting them back on the market as rentals. ...Read More »
Wall Street is at it again, slicing and dicing securities, hoping to sell pieces of the pie to investors hungry for better returns. But instead of offering investors bonds backed by mortgages, private equity firms are looking at new financial ...Read More »
U.S. Rep. Mark Takano of California has asked the House Financial Services Committee to hold hearings examining the rise in investor owned rentals and the new rental-backed securities being created by Blackstone Group and American Homes 4 Rent, the two ...Read More »