Can landlords discriminate based on a tenant's job? It's complicated
The short answer is probably not. The long answer is complicated — and it's happening
by Jim Dalrymple II | Apr 3
WeWork struggles to strike deal with landlords to reduce rent costs
As the COVID-19 pandemic causes cancellations to spike, WeWork CEO Sandeep Mathrani is pitching a revenue-sharing deal to the company's largest landlords
by Marian McPherson | Apr 2
What should landlords do when tenants can't pay rent?
The number of people who have filed for unemployment in the past few weeks is approaching 10 million. This week, many of those people also had to pay rent
by Jim Dalrymple II | Apr 2
Fear and uncertainty is mutual among renters and landlords: Poll
A vast number of renters have lost their jobs during the pandemic, leading to 'fear far worse than expected,' according to a new survey of more than 2,700 landlords and 7,300 renters
by Jim Dalrymple II | Apr 1
Inman's state-by-state guide to evictions, rent and foreclosures
Rent and mortgage payments are due. Different states have different strategies for people who can't pay during the pandemic. We're updating this post as the situation evolves
by Jim Dalrymple II | Apr 1
DroneBase is taking aerial video to new heights
DroneBase is using drone technology to survey building sites, produce roof damage reports, inspect real estate disaster zones and a number of uses beyond marketing
by Craig C. Rowe | Mar 31
Airbnb announces drastic cost-saving measures to survive slowdown
CEO Brian Chesky said he and his executive team will take dramatic pay cuts along with eliminating marketing budget
by Marian McPherson | Mar 30
Airbnb-backed startup Lyric sacks staff, shutters locations amid virus
The boutique hotel has fired a majority of its 100-person staff and plans to close 400 units in 10 locations
by Marian McPherson | Mar 25
56% of renters still plan to move despite ongoing pandemic
RentCafe's latest survey shows the majority of renters aren't canceling moving plans
by Marian McPherson | Mar 24
Coronavirus is already impacting short-term rentals
The ongoing pandemic has already slowed bookings for companies like Airbnb, and may prompt investors to shift their strategies going forward
by Jim Dalrymple II | Mar 23
Rently self-guided tours coming to 75 more rental communities
An award-winning national property manager responds to reduction in face-to-face showings by rolling out Rently's patented touring technology
by Craig C. Rowe | Mar 23
Major California landlord group calls for rent freezes, eviction halts
The California Apartment Association represents owners and managers. Referring to the coronavirus pandemic, it said the 'challenge before us is one like we have never endured'
by Jim Dalrymple II | Mar 20
Rental season 'completely derailed' by coronavirus
Apartment search company RentCafé said that in the last week searches for apartments on its site have fallen 25%
by Jim Dalrymple II | Mar 18
NYC-based property matching service Localize to connect buyers with agents
Originally aiming to offer New York City buyers an honest look at neighborhoods and buildings, the company has now launched Localize Advantage to help buyers to find their ideal agent
by Craig C. Rowe | Mar 18
SoftBank may pull out of pledge to buy $3B in shares of WeWork
The Japanese conglomerate has been rapidly losing faith in the coworking space company
by Veronika Bondarenko | Mar 18
Compass makes changes to concierge, bridge loans amid industry slowdown
Compass is temporarily suspending its Bridge Loan Advance program, among other changes
by Patrick Kearns | Mar 17