Rent prices growing faster than pre-pandemic: CoreLogic
Widespread unemployment has not managed to dampen rent growth in most parts of the country
Airbnb to block and cancel all DC reservations ahead of inauguration
The risk of riots and violence has pushed Airbnb to block all DC rentals next week
Airbnb halts donations to election objectors
The moves come as a number of major companies say they are suspending political campaign contributions through PACs
by Patrick Kearns Jan 11
It's cheaper to own a home than rent in 63% of markets
Less populous areas and counties located in the Midwest and South are more likely to have more affordable homebuying than renting options, according to a report from Attom Data Solutions
Rent payments were down every month during the pandemic
A new report from Rentec shows that by the end of 2020, the number of rental payments landlords received was down 24% compared to March
by Jim Dalrymple II Jan 5
How to ensure your investment property is winter-ready
Winter weather poses some serious safety issues. Here's what property owners need to know about snow removal, de-icing, and protecting their tenants
by Marian McPherson Jan 5
Strong Airbnb debut leaves analysts wary of future stock growth
Only one-third of more than 20 analysts who put out reports on Airbnb at the beginning of 2021 expect the stock to see gains from its current valuation
'Cancel rent' activist eyed for NYC planning commission: Report
Advocating on behalf of landlords, the Real Estate Board of New York, the state's dominant real estate trade group, called Cea Weaver's potential nomination 'unfortunate'
Pricey cities see 'astounding' rent drops as 2021 begins
A flood of people leaving pricey places like New York and Boston have sent rents in those cities plummeting, while rents in traditionally more affordable areas have climbed
by Jim Dalrymple II Jan 5
RealPage acquired by equity firm
The all-cash deal will value RealPage at more than $10B. The real estate analytics and software company will continue operating with the same leadership team after the deal
by Jim Dalrymple II Dec 22
Home for the holidays? Nope, say vacation rental companies
Demand for family- and pet-friendly properties during the holidays is on the rise. Nationwide, reservations with children are up 15% year over year while New Year's Eve vacation rentals jumped nearly 20% compared to last year, according to Vacasa
How multifamily complexes can win the amenity arms race
We know that technology and automation are necessary to attract tenants to multifamily complexes. But what developers aren't doing is using this interconnectivity to enhance the feeling of community
by Michael Crow Dec 22
Apartment List nabs $50M funding round at $600M valuation
The funding round valued the rental listing marketplace at $600M, double the valuation it received for its Series C round
by Patrick Kearns Dec 21
Move Inc. acquires rental platform Avail
The platform provides tools for do-it-yourself landlords, and will now become a part of realtor.com
by Jim Dalrymple II Dec 15
The federal eviction ban is about to expire. What happens next?
Although there's hope a relief bill will be passed that includes a 1-month extension, if the moratorium is allowed to expire, as many as 40M renters might be at risk of eviction
by Lillian Dickerson Dec 15
Rinse launches app-based door-to-door laundry service for rentals
The service will provide contactless pickup and delivery of laundry to residents, and can be included in a tenant's lease agreement or as a building amenity for an exclusive price
by Lillian Dickerson Dec 15