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Cash Buyers Hit Record High

NBC News reports that all-cash deals have hit a record 43% of total home sales for the first quater of 2014.

Dwell360's clients have been experiencing first-hand the highly competitive real estate market in metro Boston this year - and these new statistics show similar situations in markets across the country.

More homebuyers than ever are paying with all cash. The National Association of Realtors reports that downsizing baby boomers are contributing to this trend, and RealtyTrac adds that some markets are influenced heavily by foreign buyers. 

"It's making it harder for an ordinary single family who's getting a mortgage to compete as a buyer, especially given how constrained inventory is, and that's making for frustrated buyers in a lot of these seller's markets," said Spencer Rascoff, CEO of Zillow, an online real estate marketing and data company.  Click here to read the full NBC News article.

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