Home equity startup Point powers first-of-its-kind securitization
With co-sponsor Redwood Trust, Inc., Point has completed the first-ever securitization backed solely by residential Home Equity Investment agreements
by Lillian Dickerson Oct 12
Place tenants and find future buyers with RentBase, a CRM for rental agents
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The company's internal research shows aspiring tenants who complete their onboarding survey end up choosing properties that cost 15% more per month
by Craig C. Rowe Oct 11
Now's the time to invest in small-town commercial real estate. Here's why
Although any property investment presents a mix of risks, drawbacks and rewards, there are many small towns that offer great real estate investment opportunities far and above what the big city can present
by Victoria Kennedy Oct 8
3 tips for setting your 2022 multifamily marketing plan
The rental landscape has shifted, to say the least, over the past two years. Here's how we're planning for next year
by Michael Zaransky Oct 5
Haven't used much of that rental assistance yet? The Treasury could take it away
Groups that have received federal rental assistance and have not yet used a certain portion of it may soon see the funds revoked by the U.S. Department of the Treasury and redistributed elsewhere
Essential workers sacrifice space and home age to afford their rent: Zillow
Millions of renters throughout the US are often forced to choose smaller and older homes to afford their rent, according to a recent report from Zillow
Pacaso launches second-home co-ownership in Park City, Utah
Citing data from Optimal Blue, Pacaso reports that median second home prices in Summit County, where Park City is located, have gone up 20.5% year over year
by Craig C. Rowe Sep 30
Short-term rental demand is looking strong for fall, winter
A number of short-term rental markets saw a slowdown in August due to families going back to school and the spread of the Delta variant, but those factors aren't impacting fall and winter bookings
by Lillian Dickerson Sep 27
Is this the one? 4 factors to consider when buying an investment property
No two investment properties are the same. The history of repairs, market conditions and the long-term growth potential of the area — as well as your own risk preferences — all factor into whether a property is the right fit for your portfolio
by Michael Hills Sep 21
'I’ve never seen anything like this': Bidding wars hit the rental market
The for-sale market appears to be cooling down, but the rental market is fiery-hot in housing markets nationwide, with would-be tenants getting their first taste of bidding wars
by Lillian Dickerson Sep 21
Struggling homeowners may evade foreclosure thanks to surging prices
Only 1 in 20 homes that hit the market next year will be foreclosed properties, according to a survey of real estate experts and economists
by Daniel Houston Sep 21
CRMLS to integrate RentSpree technology
The integrations mean RentSpree tools, such as tenant application links, can be added to the listings of real estate professionals in California
by Jim Dalrymple II Sep 17
Pacaso backlash draws on amid latest funding round
The luxury home co-ownership startup's influx of cash and investor backing can't buy away the company's troubles with vocal protesters in Northern California
by Lillian Dickerson Sep 17
Pacaso expands to Miami and Fort Lauderdale
'Pacaso is going to change the game in South Florida,' said Compass agent Josh Dotoli, who is leading the brand's expansion in the region
A Florida landlord is requiring vaccines for tenants. Is that legal?
The landlord operates approximately 1,200 rental units but will require vaccines for anyone wanting to move in or renew a lease. The situation could serve as a test case
by Jim Dalrymple II Sep 16
Profit margins drop on fixer-uppers as flip sales ramp back up
Fix-and-flip investors have seen their lowest profit margins in a decade, with the typical return falling to 34 percent
by Daniel Houston Sep 15