Co-investing startup Fractional raises $5.5M in seed funding
The San Francisco-based company's platform helps pair would-be real estate investors with friends or strangers who want to co-own property
by Daniel Houston Nov 23
Lesson Learned: Have the patience to let your dreams come to fruition
This week, find out how NYC’s Richard Wheeler went from nightlife fixture to real estate strategist
by Christy Murdock Nov 22
Rental property startup Doorvest unveils selling arm and $39M round
The funding round will help the rental homeownership startup add hires, expand into new Sun Belt markets and invest in its product and technology, according to an announcement
by Lillian Dickerson Nov 22
Imagine a $28K fee for furniture. The reality for Berlin renters is ugly
Two months after passing a referendum to control rents, Berliners are battling extreme leasing fees, which include thousands of dollars upfront for furniture, appliances and kitchen cabinets
by Marian McPherson Nov 22
Rental lead converter Zuma emerges from beta, raises $6.7M
The software flattens traditional lead qualification and follow-up processes using on-demand engagement methods to qualify prospects as leads, arrange appointments and determine best practices for ongoing lead nurture
by Craig C. Rowe Nov 19
Real estate investors bought record-breaking number of homes in Q3
Investors purchased a record 18.2% of US homes, amounting to a new high of $63.6B in homes during the third quarter of 2021, according to a new Redfin analysis released Monday
by Lillian Dickerson Nov 16
Pacaso gallops into Wyoming's top luxury market
An upfront donation of $10,000 has been made to the Jackson's Community Housing Fund, and $5,000 will be contributed on an ongoing basis for each home Pacaso buys
by Craig C. Rowe Nov 15
Workforce co-living startup PadSplit hauls in $20.5M
Workforce housing is defined by the Urban Land Institute as 'housing that is affordable to households earning 60 to 120 percent of the area median income'
by Craig C. Rowe Nov 8
Roofstock's new tool lets investors purchase shares in rental homes
Now through December, investors will have access to a limited time offer of investing in Roofstock One shares for $1K. After that, the minimum investment will start at $5K
Airbnb revenue and income hit an all-time high in Q3
As pent-up travel demand and the ability to work remotely came to a head, the company's revenue increased 67% year over year and income surged 280% year over year
Vrbo drove Expedia Group to surpass Q3 earnings expectations
Expedia Group's CEO said the short-term rental platform was 'a particular highlight' that helped the company's strong performance during the quarter
Vacasa launches new homeowner app to monitor property
The new app will provide homeowners on the company's platform with easy access to information regarding the management and revenue performance of their property
PeerStreet aims to make trading real estate debt as easy as stocks
With Secondary Marketplace, investors will be able to sell fractional positions in loans and create more flexibility in adjusting portfolios as needed to achieve investment goals
5 key takeaways for real estate investors from Inman Connect
From the first steps to take in order to find success to how to meet changes in the housing market head-on, speakers at Inman Connect Las Vegas shared their biggest secrets
Luxury platform Pacaso lifts off in Colorado's iconic ski towns
Buyer agents who sell a Pacaso home share now received a bonus of 500 restricted stock options in addition to a 3% commission
by Craig C. Rowe Nov 1
Eager to buck timeshare label, Pacaso hails new RESO designation
The new 'co-ownership' definition may get Pacaso one step closer to effectively fighting off critics who want to peg the company as selling 'timeshares'
by Lillian Dickerson Oct 29