May 24·edited May 24

To what degree is this impacted by the purchase of SFH by corporations/investors seeking to put them on the rental market?

I am a little surprised that LTV seemingly improved during the 2020 COVID housing rush given how aggressively prices increased in a short period of time without corresponding increases in household income.

Seems like this data has the potential to be distorted by investor activity, which peaked in the COVID housing boom (e.g. https://www.redfin.com/news/investor-home-purchases-q3-2021/)

Caveat: I am no economist, just a simple surgeon.

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