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Housing starts decline in May, signaling a slowdown in production

Housing starts reversed course in May, signaling a slowdown in production, according to the latest report from the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Dept. of Commerce. Navy Federal Credit Union Economist Robert Frick said another weak housing report shows the housing industry is far from producing homes at a rate to satisfy demand.
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Top Realtor: iBuyers are stealing equity from homeowners

The real estate industry is constantly evolving as new products and practices are introduced to the marketplace. And right now, the rise of the iBuyer is taking the industry by relative storm. At HousingWire’s engage.marketing conference held last week in Charlotte, prominent Realtor Leigh Brown said the real estate industry is locked in steep competition with these type of investors, because iBuyers are minimizing the role of agents and “stealing equity” from homeowners.

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