Top Ten Markets to Rent to Millennials



When it comes to the rental market, everyone can agree upon one thing—Millennials are vital. Currently, Millennials are the main component in rental tenants as they seek new methods of housing that require less commitment than buying

Rentalutions lands $2M funding to make life easier for DIY landlords



Rentalutions, a software platform for DIY landlords, has just landed $2 million in a funding round led by Cultivation Capital.

San Francisco to spend $44M on affordable housing for teachers



San Francisco is working to provide more affordable housing to the city’s teachers, after a report warned that many are struggling to be able to pay their mortgages and rents

Suburban homes see rents rising rapidly, Zillow says



As rent becomes more expensive, renters are starting to look for cheaper housing options outside downtown cores, prompting rent payments to rise faster in the suburbs than in urban areas

Lawmakers push for crackdown on rent to own housing schemes



Lawmakers and housing authorities are pushing for regulators to stop investment firms engaging in what they say is a predatory business of selling run down homes “as is” through rent-to-own schemes

Useless Landlord: What Tenants Can Do When Repairs Go Unattended



Those who live in a rental maintained by a landlord with whom they have open communication have it quite good. They have a great relationship with the landlord or superintendent, and they see any of their complaints taken care of quickly.

Most renters can now buy a home without increasing their monthly costs



Rents are now so high in some parts of the U.S. that it’s now possible to buy a home without increasing your monthly costs, according to Zillow. The online listings portal says renters can now purchase a home nearly 50 percent more expensive than the median valued home, and keep the same monthly housing budget. […]

Institutional Single Family Rental Purchasing Shifts



As reported by Morningstar Credit Ratings, as the institutional residential rental market matures, so does the dominate geographic location of new purchases. At the same time, key sources of new purchases has changed. The prevailing geographical location has shifted from the southwest United States to the southeast. While Florida remains the industry’s

Rental markets show signs of slowing down, Zillow says



Rents across the country rose 0.7 percent from last March, the slowest rate of appreciation since November 2012, as new construction began to meet renter demand and soften the market.

Rents Climb, Vacancies Decline



As expected, retention of renters when leases expired continued to increase in March as people find it difficult to find lower rents for comparable properties in this tight rental market. This is based on the analysis of just under 105,000 properties

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