Home rentals growing faster than apartments



Construction of apartments in the multifamily home sector has really taken off over the last decade, but single-family homes were still the fastest-growing type of rental

Relief for renters as market returns to more ‘normal’ conditions



Some renters may finally see some financial relief, as growth in rental costs showed signs of slowing down in the first quarter following a period of rapid growth.

Rhino wants to get rid of the security deposit on your next apartment



A startup called Rhino is hoping to do away with the need for a security deposit on rented homes, with a new technology solution it says benefits both renters and landlords.

LeaseLock wants to eliminate security deposits with insurance for property managers



LeaseLock is hoping to do away with the need for security deposits in order to help renters gain approval while insuring property managers for losses due to unpaid rent or damage. The startup says it’s the first security deposit insurance company to go nationwide in the U.S. Renters pay a small monthly fee as opposed […]

Why Buildium might just be the property management solution you’re looking for



Buildium is a propert management software solution that claims to know exactly what property managers want from their software, because the founders and creators also happen to be property managers themselves.

Domuso gets $3.1M to fund its late rental payments loan platform



Domuso says it’s just landed $3.1 million in funding to build out its product offering, which uniquely serves renters by letting them pay late rent over an extended period of time

2017 Home Ownership Rate Bounces Upward



News from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) has revealed that the share of Americans who own homes is steadily climbing. Home ownership has increased in the second quarter, seemingly reversing a sharp downward trend that began back in 2008.

U.S. now has more renters than at any point since 1965



A higher proportion of American households are renting their homes than at any time since 1965, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center based on Census Bureau data.

Renters can save thousands by renewing instead of moving, Zillow says



Renewing a lease instead of moving to a new apartment can mean major savings for renters. Those who moved in the past year paid an average of $3,946 more in 2015 on rent than renters who stayed in the same unit for the past five or more years, according to a new Zillow analysis of 2015 rent data from

More renters looking to buy in 2017, study shows



A surge of renters are ready to make the leap into homeownership, with 55 percent of those who actively shopped for a mortgage in the first quarter of 2017 being non-homeowners.

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