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8 Common Challenges to Flipping a House


[Updated: Apr 09, 2021 ] Sep 27, 2019 by Aly J. Yale

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Resource Data Where to Look
Freddie Mac Mortgage and interest rates FreddieMac.com/PMMS
Mortgage Bankers Association Mortgage rates, mortgage activity MBA.org
National Association of Home Builders Construction activity NAHB.org
U.S. Census Bureau Construction activity, new home sales, general housing data Census.gov/Econ/Construction.html
National Association of Realtors Home sales NAR.realtor
CoreLogic General housing data CoreLogic.com
ATTOM Data Solutions General housing data, home flipping activity ATTOMdata.com 
Zillow Market-level home values, inventory  Zillow.com/research/data
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