Rents in the US just keep going up and up

The average rent was up 3.2 percent year-over-year in June. Last month also saw the biggest average rent increase in more than a year

Property management platform TurboTenant clinches $6.5M

TurboTenant allows landlords to syndicate listings, manage leads, and vet and accept applications online.

Vacasa hires new financial and security chiefs

The new hires will serve in C-suite positions and have backgrounds at big-name tech companies, suggesting the vacation rental startup is in it to win it.

Vacasa hires new financial and security chiefs

The new hires will serve in C-suite positions and have backgrounds at big-name tech companies, suggesting the vacation rental startup is in it to win it.

Short-term rental firm iTrip Vacations expands to Silicon Valley

The newly created iTrip Vacations San Jose will serve its namesake city, as well as the surrounding communities of Cupertino, Palo Alto, Mountain View and Los Gatos.

How to begin financing investment properties

Turning homebuyers into investors can mean more financial security for them and more business for agents. But especially less-experienced investors may need help getting started

IBuyer startup wants to give Realtors a cut of investment properties

To raise the last half needed to close on a $6.5 million multifamily condo, Commersh is now offering Realtors a unique incentive to bring in co-investors: a 2 percent cut of any investment money that one of their investor clients puts into the project….

What to look for in an urban investment property

When you think of a second home, most people’s minds immediately go to a beachside retreat or a cabin nestled on the side of the mountain. But outside of vacation homes, many second homes serve solely as investment properties, and with urban sectors experiencing significant price growth, it can be a great place for homeowners to invest. 

Airbnb teams up with developer for hotel-condo hybrid

Two upcoming buildings from Airbnb and NGD Homesharing in Austin and Miami will have hotel licenses, which will give unit owners the freedom to rent them out as much as they want.