RealtyTrac http://wvxu.org en Private investors buying up Cincinnati properties http://wvxu.org/post/private-investors-buying-cincinnati-properties <p>According to<a href="http://www.realtytrac.com/" target="_blank"> RealtyTrac</a>, Cincinnati ranked fifth nationally in December&nbsp;when it came to the cities with the highest percentages of institutional investor purchases. <strong>These real estate investors are known as flippers and they buy lots of bank-owned foreclosed properties. </strong></p><p>Read the report <a href="http://www.realtytrac.com/content/foreclosure-market-report/december-and-year-end-2013-us-residential-and-foreclosure-sales-report-7967" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 05:01:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 22144 at http://wvxu.org Private investors buying up Cincinnati properties Cincinnati/Middletown: Bottom 20 for real estate recovery http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnatimiddletown-bottom-20-real-estate-recovery <p>In its first-ever Housing Market Recovery Index, <a href="http://www.realtytrac.com/">RealtyTrac </a>reports the <strong>Cincinnati/Middletown market is in the&nbsp; bottom 20 markets&nbsp;which lag&nbsp;the real estate recovery nationally. </strong>(among the 100 markets ranked by RealtyTrac)</p><p>The index was calculated based on these seven different factors:</p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 04:01:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 16259 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati/Middletown: Bottom 20 for real estate recovery Ohio #4 for owner-vacated foreclosures http://wvxu.org/post/ohio-4-owner-vacated-foreclosures <p>A new report released Thursday&nbsp;from <a href="http://www.realtytrac.com/">RealtyTrac</a>&nbsp;finds <strong>Ohio fourth on the list </strong>among owners who had vacated 167,680 foreclosure properties nationwide. Vacant foreclosures represent 20 percent of all U.S. properties in the foreclosure process.</p><p>Florida was first with 55,503, or 33%. Illinois posted the second highest total (17,672), followed by California (9,802), Ohio (9,723), and New York (9,173).&nbsp; The tenth largest metro area for vacant foreclosures was the Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor area.</p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 04:01:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 14020 at http://wvxu.org Ohio #4 for owner-vacated foreclosures