Big changes are happening in the home rental market that have the potential to affect your own home's value and your ability to buy a home in the future.
Traditionally, the business of renting single-family homes has been a local mom and pop operation. Thanks to a new Wall Street strategy, over these past few years big investors have purchased huge numbers of single-family homes and converted them into rentals.
As rents rise, it's difficult for renters to save enough for a down payment to buy a home, which deprives them of a proven path toward financial security.
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