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An Astonishing Share of Homebuyers Are Paying All Cash

All-cash offers in today's real estate marketThere are concerns about the long-term recovery of the housing market due to the high share of buyers paying with all cash. Overall, all-cash purchases accounted for 42.1 percent of all U.S. residential sales in December, according to a new report from RealtyTrac, a company that collects and analyzes housing data. Institutional investors have bought up many homes with cash, and average buyers remain constrained by unusually tight lending standards. Continue reading