Morning Minute: Investors snapping up land, foreclosures and other housing

Hedge funds, private equity firms and other investors are seeing investment promise in housing and are “rushing in to buy up companies and assets in every part of the housing supply chain,” CNN Money reports in the article, “Big money betting big on housing.”

In other news:

Analysis: Small lenders ride U.S. mortgage wave as big banks cut backChicago Tribune

Rock River Valley home sales rise for the first time since 2006Rockford Register Star

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About Stephanie Sievers

Stephanie Sievers is Senior Editor for the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. She serves as Senior Editor for IAR publications including the Illinois REALTOR® magazine and all other IAR publications. She is responsible for developing content for the Illinois REALTOR® Weekly Connection e-newsletter, coordinates the IAR Twitter account content at ILREALTOR and plans and develops content for videos. She assists in developing and writing content for the IAR blog. She also is involved in researching and drafting news releases and coordinates the news media distribution database and newsclips reports for the Association. She also assists in IAR spokesperson training seminars and is involved in development of association briefing materials on issues. She assists with the housing statistics program and reports.

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