Landlords are ditching their rental properties and cashing out
Rising home prices are causing landlords to choose between equity or cash flow. For those deciding to list, earnings are substantial, investment property owners told Inman
by Libertina Brandt Jul 27
RentSpree scores $8M in new funding
The company plans to use the funds to expand and improve its tech platform, which handles things such as rental applications and tenant screenings
by Jim Dalrymple II Jul 21
Summer is the season for rental scams, Better Business Bureau says
Renters face the greatest financial losses due to scams during summer months, as peak moving season arrives and the rental scammers emerge
by Lillian Dickerson Jul 20
Rent prices skyrocket across the country: CoreLogic
Phoenix once again saw rent prices increase more than any other metro
StreetEasy arms renters to fight housing voucher discrimination
New pop-up informs renters that it's illegal to discriminate by legal source of income in New York and New Jersey
by Andrea V. Brambila Jul 19
More vacation home consumers willing to buy sight unseen
A new report from Vacasa suggests that agents working with vacation home investors should also pay attention to newer and younger buyers
by Jim Dalrymple II Jul 19
Mortgage boom for second homes takes hit amid new lending rules
New lending rules and a return to the office may have dented the prolific rise in demand for second-home loans, according to new data
by Daniel Houston Jul 14
Flush with cash: Bathroom revamp startup raises $23M for expansion
Made Renovation, a bathroom renovation startup, is planning to expand into Los Angeles, Orange County and Seattle after securing new funding
by Daniel Houston Jul 12
Tenant experience apps: Who they're for and what they do
Property managers say they want to add new tenant features to their web portals and mobile apps; these services want their business
by Daniel Houston Jul 6
15 tips for first-time real estate investors, straight from the pros
Inman spoke with industry pros to learn their top tips for first-time real estate investors, and they had plenty of knowledge to share with newbies in need of a little bit of confidence
4 states lift eviction ban; renters left with weaker federal protections
State-level protections for tenants behind on rent expired in 4 more states this week as the clock ticks on the federal eviction ban
by Daniel Houston Jul 1
Short-term rental firms hone in on safety rules after alleged rape
Vrbo and Tripadvisor are reviewing how hosts transfer keys after a Bloomberg investigation into violent crimes at Airbnb listings
After year of lower rent, landlords steer back to pre-pandemic prices
Rents nationwide have recovered fully from their pandemic-induced declines, according to a new report from Apartment List
by Daniel Houston Jun 29
Property management startup Home365 secures $16.3M round
Based in the Bay Area, Home365, a full-service management startup for property owners, boasts offices in 14 major US metros. Greensoil Proptech Ventures led the funding round
by Libertina Brandt Jun 29
Travelers rush to book thin rental inventory in hot US vacation spots
Demand for vacation rental homes has outpaced supply in the Gulf Coast, Southeast and Midwest, Vrbo's president said in a recent interview
by Daniel Houston Jun 29