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Giant Companies Gobble Up Single Family Homes In Tampa and Around the Country

12/16/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Monday)
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Tags: home ownership, Mortgage crisis, Blackstone Group, Deutsche Bank, renters, wmnf, Laura Gottesdiener, Rob Lorei


Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. As the country emerges from the long recession—Middle Class Americans are seeing their incomes shrink- but some financial firms are flush with money- and they are buying up private homes. We’ll look at this trend in a moment and ask the question- are we turning into a nation of renters?

But first, four interesting comments about the portion of last Friday’s show on which we heard from two community activists in Tampa who were planning to hold a...


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