Boomerang buyers just won’t come back



So-called “boomerang buyers” who lost their homes to foreclosure more than seven years ago are slow to return to homeownership, despite being eligible to buy property once again.

4 factors likely to boost housing markets in the years ahead



The outlook for real estate this year is good, according to National Mortgage News, which recently came up with four reasons why we can expect housing markets to strengthen over the the next few years. 1. Strengthening job and wage growth According to National Mortgage News, the unemployment rate is recovering, down to just 4.9 […]

RealtyTrac says “boomerang buyers” being ignored



The housing market is ignoring the largest pool of prospects: Boomerang buyers, according to Daren Blomquist, vice president of RealtyTrac.

Boomerang Buyers Are Back



One important trend developing in the national residential real estate market is boomerang or rebound buyers. These are former homeowners that went through a foreclosure or short sale during the Great Recession. With the economic future looking brighter, these people are again looking to become homeowners. In most cities, this makes good economic sense because […]

Boomerang buyers: 7.3 million ex-homeowners ready to bounce back



The first wave of home owners who had lost their home to foreclosure or short sale during the foreclosure crisis are re-emerging, having made it past that seven-year window often needed to repair their credit ratings

Boomerang Buyers AREN’T Bouncing Back



Only a small number of Americans who went through a foreclosure or short sale during the economic downturn have bought homes again, according to a study by Experian.

Boomerang Buyers Are Busy Buying Again



Those who lost a home to a foreclosure or short sale between 2007 and 2013 are projected to make about 10 percent of all U.S. home purchases this year, according to John Burns Real Estate Consulting.

Boomerang Buyers Movin’ Back In



Now that the worst of the foreclosure crisis is in the rearview mirror, former home owners who lost their homes to a short sale or foreclosure are re-entering the housing market.

Real Estate Market Could Be Boosted by Former Homeowners



It looks as if this could be the year when the property market is boosted by former homeowners able to reenter the real estate market sooner than they thought. Last year revisions were made to the Federal Housing Administration guidelines during the summer, and were followed by technical updates to Fannie Mae loan approval systems […]

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