Home flipping rising, helping to combat inventory issues

  • An increase in flipped properties may be helping to provide more livable properties that entry-level and experienced homebuyers alike wouldn’t otherwise consider.
  • Flipping as a share of all home sales jumped 20 percent since Q4 2015 and 3 percent year-over-year to reach 6.6 percent of all single-family and condo sales.

With declining home inventory across the U.S., an increase in flipped properties may actually be helping to provide more livable properties that entry-level and experienced homebuyers alike wouldn’t otherwise consider.