Recent Articles by Greg Rand

What happens when fintech meets single family rentals?

What happens when fintech meets single family rentals?

Single family rentals, an asset as old as the hills but only recently recognized as an asset class, are attracting attention from private equity investors who want to go beyond owning large rental portfolios ......
By Greg Rand | Friday, March 4, 2016
Opinion: The runway extender for REO brokers

Opinion: The runway extender for REO brokers

The space got crowded, but now we are entering a more healthy market, and there just isn't room for everyone in the new normal. I spoke to a great audience of REO brokers this morning at the National REO Brokers Association conference and was very en...
By Greg Rand | Thursday, July 2, 2015
Blackstone Group, America’s No. 1 homeowner, is changing the real estate industry

Blackstone Group, America’s No. 1 homeowner, is changing the real estate industry

America's No. 1 homeowner is not an owner-occupant, but one of the world's largest and most successful private equity companies -- Blackstone Group. In the past couple of years, as the pace of Blackstone's acquisitions has slowed, some have speculate...
By Greg Rand | Tuesday, April 7, 2015
How I listed 500 units in 3 months

How I listed 500 units in 3 months

There is a class of homeowner in America that is neglected by our industry. They own a type of property that has a very particular benefit to a specific kind of buyer, but most of the practitioners in our business don’t know what to do with it. We ...
By Greg Rand | Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Why it’s crucial to rethink poor perceptions of real estate investors

Why it’s crucial to rethink poor perceptions of real estate investors

When you hear the word "investors" in the context of real estate, what image do you conjure up in your mind? Chances are, you envision a bottom-feeding foreclosure vulture who just finished attending a seminar on getting rich quick and wants to use t...
By Greg Rand | Thursday, February 12, 2015
Is real estate missing a $100 billion opportunity?

Is real estate missing a $100 billion opportunity?

In the last three years, a new class of homeowner entered our business. They are the largest in history, and they represent the beginning of something much more important to come ......
By Greg Rand | Monday, January 26, 2015
Bet on single-family real estate as an institutional asset class

Bet on single-family real estate as an institutional asset class

If you owned a restaurant and you wanted to double your business, but you were only open for dinner, what would you do? If you are a real estate professional who only lists and sells houses for owner occupants, and you wanted to double your business,...
By Greg Rand | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
How to double your real estate business

How to double your real estate business

If you owned a restaurant and you wanted to double your business, but you were only open for dinner, what would you do? If you are a real estate professional who only lists and sells houses for owner-occupants and you wanted to double your business, ...
By Greg Rand | Wednesday, November 19, 2014