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IRVINE, CA-Investors paying all cash make up a majority percentage of those buying housing, according to a just-released RealtyTrac investor-insight report. After studying real estate investor purchase and finance patterns between 2001 and 2013, the firm found that out of the more-than-950,000 purchases totaling more than $1 trillion made by investors during this time period, 54% were all-cash. When the data was filtered for just entities that purchased at least 1,000 properties, the all-cash percentage skyrocketed to 93%.

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