Landlord shames tenant by hanging banner across home in rent dispute
Landlords Calvin and Jean Thompson hung a large banner on the Queens, New York, building they live in that reads 'MY TENANTS ON THE FIRST FLOOR ARE NOT PAYING RENT'
by Ben Verde Mar 21
From NFTs to IPOs: The top real estate investment stories of 2021
Proptech's banner year, a couple long-awaited IPOs, surging rent growth and more — here's all the hot Property Portfolio news that hit the presses in 2021
by Lillian Dickerson Dec 14
Fake landlord and deed fraud scams plague Detroit buyers and renters
Cash sales don't provide safeguards like title searches that mortgage companies insist on when they're financing a deal
by Matt Carter Nov 12
Staffing and recruitment among top challenges for property managers in 2021
74% of respondents to a National Apartment Association survey said HR, staffing and recruitment issues were one of their top 3 challenges this year
by Lillian Dickerson Oct 18
Florida Realtors pull back case against CDC eviction moratorium
Association says focus should now be on getting 'critically needed' rental assistance to tenants and landlords
by Andrea V. Brambila Sep 28
7 ways to find dependable renters now that moratoriums are ending
After a rocky year-and-a-half due to local and federal eviction moratoriums, most landlords and property managers are finding ways to ensure they pick solid tenants this time around
by Lillian Dickerson Sep 14
Jetty Rent allows tenants to choose when they want to pay rent
Renter financial services startup Jetty launched a new flexible rent product to help renters avoid late fees and give financial security to landlords and property managers
Supreme Court shoots down latest eviction moratorium
Six justices called the CDC's claim of authority 'unprecedented' and indicated that if an eviction moratorium were to continue it would have to come from lawmakers, not the Biden Administration
by Jim Dalrymple II Aug 27
The eviction ban returned, but many renters are still at risk
Renters continue to be impacted in very unequal ways by the economic fallout of the pandemic, and one big reason for that is where they live and how their local municipalities are handling the crisis
by Lillian Dickerson Aug 16
Supreme Court partially blocks New York's eviction ban
The court argued that by allowing tenants to self-certify that they're facing economic hardship as a result of the pandemic, New York's COVID eviction ban was unconstitutional
by Lillian Dickerson Aug 13
Home prices jump by double digits across nearly every US metro
The median existing single-family home price rose 22.9% year over year during the second quarter, to $357,900, an increase of $66,800 from the year before, according to NAR
by Lillian Dickerson Aug 12
Groups seize on Biden's skepticism in lawsuit against new eviction ban
Real estate groups leveraged President Joe Biden's comments earlier this week about the new moratorium's chances of surviving in court
by Daniel Houston Aug 5
New eviction moratorium returns for most renters
The moratorium comes shortly after the previous eviction ban expired, and could ultimately cover 90 percent of US renters
by Jim Dalrymple II Aug 3
How agents can nab new inventory as moratoriums expire
It's unclear exactly how many properties will be freed up now that the federal eviction and foreclosure moratoriums have expired. But whichever way it goes, agents will want to be prepared
Eviction and foreclosure bans end
Economists and housing experts share what could unfold for homeowners, renters and the economy now that the CDC's eviction and foreclosure moratorium is over
by Marian McPherson Jul 31