House Flipping Is Back to Pre-Crisis Levels. Here's Why It's Less of a Concern

April 10, 2019

Wall Street Journal, Apr. 9, 2019--Laura Kusisto (subscription)
House flipping is back to nearly the same level it was around the 2006 peak of the housing boom, when it became a symbol of the rampant speculation that soared before the bubble burst. But a new analysis from CoreLogic Inc. suggests most of the current flips are less risky than those more than a decade ago, making today's flippers less likely to cause market volatility if prices decline in the next few years.


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