Should you invest in crowdfunded real estate instead of rentals?
If you’re thinking about either buying rental properties or investing in real estate crowdfunding — how do you choose between them? Let's look at the options
by G. Brian Davis Jun 28
RentSpree calls on MLSs to include rentals, saying it would help agents
Company says the action would minimize delays for renters, increase efficiency of filling rentals, help agents earn commissions and build their pipelines and standardize the process over time
by Taylor Anderson Jun 28
Take a look at what CoStar calls the empowering ‘Listing of the Future’
New feature set to provide more information about each individual property, including 3D tours, photos and the view out the window. ‘Getting on a prospect’s short list is very important’
by Taylor Anderson Jun 27
Brown Harris Stevens appoints property management director
The New York City-based brokerage has named Richard Horovitz as its residential property management division's senior vice president and director of residential property management
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 23
Home flipper activity jumps, while profitability plummets
Slowdown in bidding wars is 'having a predictable impact on profit margins for investors,’ said Rick Sharga, executive vice president of market intelligence from Attom, in the latest report
by Taylor Anderson Jun 22
Redfin-owned RentPath changes name to Rent., unveils new upgrades
Along with brand update, the online rental marketplace unveiled upgraded features for landlords, renters and property managers on Tuesday
by Taylor Anderson Jun 21
Rent spiked again in April, expected to keep climbing through the year
The pace of rent price growth was more than double what it was a year ago, reaching 14 percent for a single-family home in April, according to a report released Tuesday by CoreLogic
by Taylor Anderson Jun 21
Rental market not immune to cuts as Zumper lays off 15% of staff
A cooling real estate market has already led to cuts at companies far and wide. The San Francisco-based rental search portal is the latest
by Taylor Anderson Jun 17
Short-term rental occupancy rates dip as listings surge
Demand for STRs remains high even as occupancy rate drops more than 8% heading into a busy travel season. Investor revenue still up 66% compared to 2019
by Taylor Anderson Jun 14
Well-intentioned rent control laws can do more harm than good: Study
A new study comes as city, state and federal lawmakers call for caps on how much landlords can raise rent. In 1 case, property taxes were projected to drop 4% as a result of rent control laws
by Taylor Anderson Jun 7
Everything you need to know about fractional real estate investing
Modern fractional ownership is increasingly seen as the future of real estate investing. Inman breaks down all the ways investors can take advantage of this rapidly growing trend
by Taylor Anderson Jun 7
Surplus of Hamptons summer rentals is leading to price cuts
Americans heading abroad for the summer, former Hamptons renters becoming homeowners and a surplus of inventory have all led to the market's landlords slashing their rental prices
AvantStay taps former Lyft executive David Katcher as COO
Katcher worked at ride-hailing service Lyft for the past 7 years before joining the short-term rental company, most recently serving as Lyft's head of global operations
by Lillian Dickerson May 31
SafeRent discriminated against Black, Hispanic renters often: Suit
The tenant screener violated the Fair Housing Act for years as it doled out disproportionately low scores to Black and Hispanic rental applicants with housing vouchers, a new federal lawsuit says
by Lillian Dickerson May 31
Price gains in 'opportunity zones' keep pace with national hikes
Census tracts chosen for preferential tax treatment in 2017 tax bill are seeing prices rise, have attracted buyers priced out elsewhere, according to a new report from Attom Data Solutions
by Taylor Anderson May 25
REX pivots to single-family rental market as its Hail Mary
Two weeks after reports of mass layoffs and office closures, REX eyes serving institutional buyers in the single-family rental market
by Marian McPherson May 25