Roofstock Keeps Rocking Proptech Raising Another $240M

Roofstock announced last week raising Series E funding in the amount of $240 million.  This increases the single-family rental investment platform’s overall valuation to $1.94 billion. 

Arrived Homes Takes $37 Million in Seed Funding from Bezos and Others

Arrived Homes, a real estate crowdfunding investment platform, just announced the other day having raised $37 million in seed funding.

Builders optimistic on single-family rentals

Homebuilders believe building homes to rent could help respond to housing affordability and down payment challenges in the real estate market, particularly in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The single-family built-for-rent market has “received attention as a means to add single-family inventory amid concerns over housing affordability and down payment requirements in the for-sale market,

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California Governor signs rent control bill into law

California Governor Gavin Newsom last week signed into law new legislation that will place caps on rents throughout the state. The move that was warmly welcomed by tenant groups but others in the real estate industry say it could have negative long-term consequences. Under the new law, which takes effect in January, landlords will be

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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,

Developers are building more rental homes, NAHB says

The National Association of Home Builders says a rising number of single-family homes are being constructed for the rental market, according to its chief economist Robert Dietz.

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.

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.

The Rental Market Remains Strong in 2016

Demand for single family rental homes remains strong. So does the amount of rent being collected. According to Morningstar, annual rents are up another six percent. A dependable income that you can’t expect from the stock market. This is according to an analysis of approximately 90,000 rental homes in 100 metropolitan areas. Much of this

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Atlanta Housing Market Then and Now

Atlanta, Georgia has always been one of the stellar housing markets in the United States for a variety of reasons. First, and foremost, is Atlanta’s southeastern location

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