Scammers are running riot in U.S. rental markets



A staggering 43 percent renters say they’ve come across online rental listings that could be fraudulent, while a seemingly improbable five million say they’ve actually been scammed,

The proportion of renters has grown significantly in every major U.S. city since 2006



Every single one of the U.S.’s 50 largest cities now has more renters than it did 10 years ago, according to a new Zillow analysis. The real estate listings

Zillow analysis highlights affordability gap in the rental market



Rental options for black renters were far fewer than what Asian or white renters could choose from last year. Black renters could afford less than a third of the rentals that white or Asian renters could afford in 2017,

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.

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