Infographic: An investor’s guide to the New York/New Jersey marketplace

The hold-and-rent strategy remains a viable option for investors. Jobs are trending upward, but the population of both states is still growing slowly. Foreclosures take awhile in these states, and home values are rising slowly …

Relocation program pays real estate agents to show renters around town

Unless you’re brand-spanking-new to the industry, you know that the rental market is hot in most parts of the country. You probably also know that more often than not, making money as a real estate agent working in rental markets is difficult — but it…

RadPad finds amenities apartment hunters are seeking this summer

RadPad recently released data based on more than 40,000 filtered searches in June and July to find what millennial renters are really looking for in an apartment. The mobile apartment search and online rent payment platform primarily focuses on the mil…

RentSeeker.ca rebrands, relaunches and plans to expand to US by year-end

Canadian-based RentSeeker relaunched its brand and website July 28 with the help of some of the industry’s leading experts to create an entirely new apartment listing search engine. The company was originally founded in 2009 as a Web-based marketing pl…

Denver program gives landlords and property managers opportunity to help out homeless

Areas throughout the country are seeing skyrocketing rent making it increasingly challenging for low-income and homeless individuals to get back on their feet. Denver is one city that’s particularly eager to change the paths of those individuals by inc…

US builders to construct more single-family rentals

Last year roughly 25,000 single-family detached homes were built and operated as rentals, and spanning the next several years a significantly larger volume of single-family rentals will be built, according to a report from John Burns Real Estate Consul…

Doorsteps Rent quietly launches in Austin with hyperlocal content

The Doorsteps brand has had various product offerings over the course of its life before and after its acquisition by Move Inc. — but each has had the same intention: creating a more human experience for the user. The newest branch of Doorsteps is the…

Rentals will remain in demand, especially among millennials

Accounting for roughly 40 percent of all rental stock, single-family rentals are expected to remain in high demand — especially among millennials that begin to form their own families …

HomeUnion: Real estate investors should look to the Windy City for opportunities

Just as certain markets bounced back quicker than others following the recession, some markets have become more friendly to single-family investors as a result. HomeUnion, a real estate investment management firm, recently released a report outlining t…

Common gets $7.35 million in funding to bring affordable, flexible housing to New York City

Recent graduates and those just getting into the workforce may not be qualified to get an apartment in New York City, forcing them to find an apartment elsewhere or live with individuals they do not know …