Investor Purchases of Homes Spiked in 2021

Investor purchases of homes increased nationwide in 2021, with some states seeing investor purchases doubled or more from 2020, and remained elevated in the early months of 2022.

According to Fox 31, the July analysis from Stateline found that investors nationwide bought 24% of the single-family homes sold in the U.S. last year. That’s up from 15-16% each year since 2012. Georgia, Arizona and Nevada topped the list, with investors buying at least 30% of homes in each of those states. California and Texas came next, with investors buying at least 29% of homes.

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