Airbnb reports $4.6B loss in first earnings report since going public
Despite a stunning public debut in December that clocked the company's valuation at over $100B, the short-term rental company's total revenue was down 30% from the year previous
by Lillian Dickerson Feb 26
Rental leasing startup Sunroom nabs $11M Series A round
The company works with real estate agents and property managers to handle all aspects of the leasing process
by Patrick Kearns Feb 25
NYC's hottest pandemic investment properties? Condominiums in bulk
Dwindling condo sales and dropping prices as a result of the pandemic have cultivated an environment for investors to scoop up Manhattan's languishing condos from developers
by Lillian Dickerson Feb 23
1031 like-kind exchanges: On the chopping block, or here to stay?
Researchers, Realtors and industry action groups argue that the rippling economic effects from changes made to Section 1031 would be a blow to the real estate industry and investors
by Lillian Dickerson Feb 23
What's your pick for ugliest house of the year?
Choose from 3 finalists that got serious makeovers in 2020
by Andrea V. Brambila Feb 19
Annual home price growth reaches highest level since 2006
Increased buyer demand and low interest rates continue to push home values up in all 50 the largest US markets, according to Zillow's latest report
by Marian McPherson Feb 19
Property owners in 48% of US counties are at major default risk
A RealtyTrac report found that single-family rental property owners in nearly half of US counties are at an above-average risk of default
Landlord-tenant relations: How to make communication work 
High-touch or low-touch, communications between landlords and residents are most valuable when there's a solid relationship backing them
by Lillian Dickerson Feb 16
Bye, Amazon! Here's the package system luxury renters are pining for
Position Imaging's AI-powered Smart Package Room system is vying to become the hottest new amenity in the luxury residential development space
by Marian McPherson Feb 16
Most cities are making a comeback — but not the priciest ones
Data from Redfin shows that cities are making a comeback, and young white-collar workers are seizing low mortgage rates and work-from-home policies to move to affordable cities
How property management firms can avoid staff turnover
The multifamily housing industry has long faced a high turnover rate, but ramping up online trainings and recognizing employee achievements could significantly help, according to a recent survey
Doorvest's unique investor assistance model is modernizing fix-and-flip
This online solution for rental property investing buys, fixes and leases a home for clients before selling it back to them
by Craig C. Rowe Feb 8
Super Bowl short-term rental demand at its lowest since 2014: AirDNA
The 2021 Super Bowl has only brought about a 35% increase in demand for short-term rentals compared to a 50% increase seen in 2020 in Miami and a 263% increase seen in 2019 in Atlanta
Western states generate big returns for vacation homeowners
Vacation rental giant Vacasa identified Big Sky, Montana, as the most lucrative market in which property owners can own a second house. Seven western communities made the list
by Jim Dalrymple II Feb 3
Proptech startup bringing AI to builders scores $1M in seed round
Launched in 2018, Propertymate uses artificial intelligence to predict which communities will see new waves of interest
AirDNA: Demand for urban short-term rentals down 55.5%
The company's first monthly market report highlights the continued draw of destination and resort markets for short-term rentals, as well as markets that provide ample opportunity for outdoor activities
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 28