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Residential Sales to Investors: 18 Percent of Residential Market

REALTORS® reported that investors accounted for 18 percent of total residential sales in August. Investors have reported that in many cases they can obtain a positive cash flow converting properties to rental units. Approximately 67 percent of respondents who reported a sale to an investor reported a cash sale (compared to 69 percent in July).

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