Vacasa reports vacation home revenue dollars double, $494M in Q1
Despite booming revenue, the steep increases weren’t enough to make the short-term vacation rental platform profitable to start the year, reporting a net loss of $56M
by Taylor Anderson May 11
Social media pours salt in Zillow's wounds as homes are swept to sea
Rising sea levels have swallowed multiple homes on the vacation hotspot known as the Outer Banks, including 2 this week. On Twitter, the calamity was used as a cudgel against Zestimates
by Taylor Anderson May 11
Here’s what hosts need to know about Airbnb’s big changes
The company is rolling out changes to how guests filter and search places to stay, which have implications for hosts looking to maximize guests in their rentals
by Taylor Anderson May 11
As summer nears, short-term rental platforms set sights on partiers
Airbnb, Vacasa and Your.Rentals have all unveiled new policies and technology focused on noise monitoring in an attempt to block raucous parties before they start for the holidays this summer
by Taylor Anderson May 10
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by Taylor Anderson May 10
Airbnb declares 'new world of travel' as bookings surge in Q1 earnings
The short-term rental platform posted a $19M net loss for the first quarter of 2022, a significant improvement over the same period last year, according to earnings released Tuesday
by Taylor Anderson May 3
Attom Data Solutions launches new rent estimate tool for investors
Company known for its nationwide property data launches new valuation model aimed at single-family rental properties, to provide estimated monthly rents for 72M properties in US
by Taylor Anderson May 3
Rush to invest in latest rentals crashes Bezos-backed Arrived Homes
Arrived Homes unveiled 13 new rental homes, allowing investors to buy shares for as little as $100. The demand quickly crashed the single-family rental platform's website
by Taylor Anderson May 2
Rent rose to record highs in 2021. It’s rising even faster this year
The monthly cost of renting a one-bedroom home has reached record highs in 13 of the past 14 months, according to Zumper
by Taylor Anderson Apr 27
Portland is losing rentals. Realtors say rent control may be to blame
A new study found Portland lost 14 percent of its single-family rental stock in recent years following adoption of tenant protection laws
by Taylor Anderson Apr 15
HUD aims to reduce friction for ex-convicts in need of housing
The federal housing agency has given staff 6 months to consider changes to policies that create barriers to people with criminal histories
by Taylor Anderson Apr 13
Affordability, debt biggest obstacles to homeownership, renters lament
32% of renters surveyed in a poll conducted by Redfin say they rent because they can't afford to buy a home, while 45% said debt was the main factor keeping them from homeownership
by Ben Verde Apr 8
Nonwhite renters saddled with higher security deposits, study says
Renters of color pay security deposits more often than white renters, and deposits they pay are typically $150 more than those paid by white renters, according to an analysis by Zillow
by Ben Verde Apr 6
With inflation surging, should you replace bonds with real estate?
Real estate offers many of the same advantages as bonds, without the same inflation risk. Here's how you can take advantage of its potential in today's market
by G. Brian Davis Mar 29
Single-family rental management firm Poplar Homes lands $53M
The company said 90% of the nation's SFR stock is owned by individuals and that more than seven million individual SFR landlords 'have historically been do-it-yourself landlords'
by Craig C. Rowe Mar 28
RentPath rental listings go live on Redfin's real estate portal
For the first time, Redfin users will now be able to search the Seattle-based brokerage's online listing portal for homes and apartments for rent, it was announced Wednesday
by Daniel Houston Mar 24