Vacation home demand near 7-year low due to costs, employer policies
Mortgage-rate locks on second homes were down 47% from pre-pandemic levels in August as market factors have made owning a second home more costly and complicated in the last year
by Lillian Dickerson Sep 14
Airbnb sues New York City over 'de facto ban' on short-term rentals
The company says only nine of its nearly 40,000 units in New York have been approved under the new law — which Airbnb claims is meant to drive out short-term rentals
by Jim Dalrymple II Jun 2
Getting into short-term rentals? Here’s top coaching advice
Self-managing a short term rental is totally doable. Yes, it’s more work than a traditional long term rental, but there are ways to set it up to minimize the overall time spent
by Stacey Soleil Nov 8
Sale of Aspen mansion marks one of the city's biggest deals ever at $69M
The buyers of Silver Lining Ranch, Meriwether Companies and Revere Capital, intend to rent out the mansion on a nightly basis as a short-term rental
by Lillian Dickerson Sep 28
Zumper to put $30M in funding to work in short-term rental market
Zumper's data shows that the idea of short-term rentals is bigger, and more critical, than vacation properties and the remote-working technology sector
by Craig C. Rowe Aug 26
Gen Z, millennials have taken over the vacation rental market
These groups make up the majority of vacation rental homebuyers at a composition of 51%, according to vacation rental management platform Vacasa's latest report
Airbnb logo on smartphone
Short-term rental companies were looking at 2022 as the year international travel surged again. Will Russia’s war in Ukraine temper results?
by Taylor Anderson Feb 28
Vacasa's 35,000 homes get tech upgrades, including keyless entry
The company says the improvements provide a win-win for guests and homeowners, as well as the communities in which the rental homes reside
by Taylor Anderson Feb 24
Party Squasher targets parties at short-term rentals 'before they rage'
Sensors measure single-family home occupancy in real time and alert property operators
by Andrea V. Brambila Dec 29
Airbnb has helped house more than 10K Afghan refugees since August
The program to house Afghan refugees for free or at a reduced cost was announced back in August and has met more than half its goal of housing 20,000 refugees
by Lillian Dickerson Dec 20
Aspen skyline from an overlook in the winter
Last week, the city council voted unanimously to put a moratorium on all new construction and short-term rental permits, in an effort to combat the city's increasing lack of affordable housing
by Lillian Dickerson Dec 15
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
Vacasa launches new homeowner app to monitor property
The new app will provide homeowners on the company's platform with easy access to information regarding the management and revenue performance of their property
How to help clients 'Airbnb' their home
Agents can play a valuable role ensuring their clients are set up for rental success by identifying homes that might be great rentals, suggesting improvements and updates, and informing owners of local rules. Here's what to know
by Jenny Usaj Sep 30
Short-term rental company AvantStay launches brokerage arm
Demand from the company's customers has spurred the launch of AvantStay's brokerage arm, which aims to assist buyers in search of sound investments
by Lillian Dickerson Aug 31