Americans are willing to pay more for a smarter home



Most buyers will pay extra for a so-called “smart home”, several new studies have revealed.

Cozy lands $8.45M series A funding to fuel expansion



Rental property management service Cozy has just landed $8.45 million in Series B funding, and will use the cash to strategically grow its existing teams while funding more innovation with its products.

The Importance of Diversifying your Portfolio



There is money to be made in property; everyone with an interest in it knows this. People need buildings, commercial and personal alike.

Something for Everyone: How to Create Home Appeal for the Masses



Sellers understand what’s needed in order to turn their home into a move-in ready investment for buyers. Curb appeal and a little bit of basic cleaning and sprucing up can help.

RentVest Named to 2016 Inc. 5000



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Pocket Sales the Silent Listing



Most sellers host to list on the local MLS but that’s not your only option. Pocket listings – or private listings – are becoming a bigger part of the process. A pocket listing is a property for sale that is not marketed on the MLS.

National home values rise in latest Zillow Home Value Index



Zillow is reporting that national home values have risen for the 48th straight month as of this July, reaching an average of $187,300 in the latest Zillow Home Value Index (ZHVI).

The top 10 easiest cities to secure a mortgage in the U.S.



It’s not easy securing approval for a mortgage these days, especially if you’re one of the millions of Americans that lacks a decent credit score

SMS Authentication: A (Simple) Key for Proving Real Estate Document Legitimacy



In real estate, the deal is never over until the paperwork is signed. But what happens if someone finds something wrong with transaction documents months after you’ve received your commission?

Net Lease Dollar Store Cap Rates Increase



Cap rates within the single tenant net lease dollar store sector increased by 15 basis points from the second quarter of 2015 to the second quarter of 2016 to a 6.65% cap rate.