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
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
Day before eviction moratorium set to expire, Dems scramble for extension
President Biden called on Congress Thursday to extend the ban through the end of 2021, citing concerns over the quick spread of the Delta variant. Democrats were sent scrambling to respond
by Lillian Dickerson Jul 30
The New Normal: What if real estate agents never go back to the office?
Industry professionals say the office is here to stay, but what its primary role will be and what it looks like are a matter of experimentation as everyone adapts to the new normal
by Lillian Dickerson May 25
FTC and CFPB to landlords: We'll hold you accountable to eviction ban
The joint letter issued to landlords entreated them to ensure that they and their debt collectors were fully complying with the FTC Act and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
How to safely handle an open house
Holding an open house has always been a bit risky and has become even more so during the pandemic. To safely continue the practice, agents should keep these factors in mind
by Lillian Dickerson Apr 19
The federal eviction ban is about to expire. What happens next?
Although there's hope a relief bill will be passed that includes a 1-month extension, if the moratorium is allowed to expire, as many as 40M renters might be at risk of eviction
by Lillian Dickerson Dec 15
Redfin launches video home tours amid coronavirus worries
CEO Glenn Kelman published a blog post detailing what Redfin is doing to serve worried buyers and sellers in COVID-19 impacted areas
by Marian McPherson Mar 4