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Report Finds Hottest Spots for Home Flipping

The recent hot spots for flipping include California and parts of the South, according to Trulia. Six of the top 10 metro areas where flips represented the highest share of home sales were located in California, two were in Tennessee (Nashville and Knoxville), and Florida (Fort Lauderdale) and Massachusetts (Cambridge-Newton-Framingham) had one each in the top 10.

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Flipping Beats Out Renting as Top Home Investor Strategy

Though various reports have suggested in the last year that flipping opportunities are dwindling, Auction.com's latest survey affirms that flipping is still going strong: 50 percent of investors said they intended to flip the homes they purchased, compared to 47.3 percent who said they intended to rent them out (2.7 percent were undecided).

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Home Investors Lean Toward Renting Over Flipping

Out of all the investors surveyed by Auction.com in November, 50.5 percent said they're going to rent out their properties, while 46.6 percent plan to flip them to another buyer. The preference toward renting was more evident among one-time purchasers, 72.2 percent of whom said they plan to rent out the auctioned home.

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U.S. Home Flipping Drops to Five-Year Low

Home flipping sales, or those in which a home is purchased and sold within 12 months, represented 4 percent of all single-family home sales in the United States in the third quarter, a decline from 4.6 percent in Q2 2014 and from 5.6 percent in the third quarter of 2013, according to RealtyTrac.

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California Ranks Fourth for Home Flipping

Despite seeing a decline in average gross return on investment (ROI) and average gross profit on flipped homes, California still ranked fourth among the 50 states and the District of Columbia in flipped homes as a percentage of total sales in Q2, according to RealtyTrac.

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Home Flipping Activity Drops to Two-Year Low

Nationwide sales of flipped homes dropped both quarter-over-quarter and year-over year in the second quarter of 2014 as profit margins shrank, according to RealtyTrac. About 31,000 homes were flipped—bought and sold again within 12 months—in Q2, the company reported, accounting for 4.6 percent of all single-family home sales in the United States.

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