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Real Estate Investing: Single Family Houses Versus Multifamily Rentals. Which Is Better?

Jerry Chautin | Posted 10.13.2014 | Business
Jerry Chautin

Comparing the investment benefits derived from buying scattered single family homes and condominium units, versus multifamily rental properties is a no brainier.

How to Fix the Great Real Estate After-Bubble

Mary Manning Cleveland | Posted 06.25.2013 | Business
Mary Manning Cleveland

Now these big real estate companies think they're going to make megabucks scooping up and renting out tens of thousands of foreclosed houses. Ha!

The Housing Market Just Might Be Turning Around

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 09.17.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON — Builders are putting up more houses than they have in nearly four years, a long-awaited recovery that could help energize the U.S. ...

Housing Prices Unchanged For First Time In Nearly Year

Posted 09.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Leah Schnurr) - Single-family home prices were unchanged in May, the first time in nearly a year they have not fallen on a monthly basis...

Real Estate and Business Concerns Are Front and Center at the MBA

Jerry Chautin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry Chautin

Near term, economists tell us that less homebuyers and more apartment renters are in our future. Yet, the Mortgage Bankers Association reports that ...

Housing Market Stumbles As Construction Approaches 'World War II Lows'

wsj.com | By NICK TIMIRAOS and ROBBIE WHELAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In major markets across the country, home sales are deteriorating, inventories of unsold homes are piling up and builders are scaling back constructio...

Housing bottom in sight, but recovery will be slow

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Single-family home construction posted a modest rebound in April, raising hopes that the three-year slide in housing is leveling of...

Open House: Frank's Funky Single Bedroom, Single Family

Tate Gunnerson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Tate Gunnerson

"Some nutty old man owned this house ... and I want to be the next one," said Frank back in 1989 when he first toured his single family home.

Sales Of Single-Family Homes Hit 25-Year Low

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Sales of existing single-family homes plunged in 2007 by the largest amount in 25 years, closing out an awful year that saw median ...

Housing Construction Hits 16-Year Low

AP | Martin Crutsinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Housing construction fell in November with single-family activity dropping to the lowest level in more than 16 years. Analysts said the recession in h...