Ventura, Ojai, and Santa Barbara County Realtors donate $650K in aid to wildfire victims

A month after the U.S. Forest Service announced an end to the Thomas Fire, three California Realtor associations have begun distributing aid to families.

Airbnb will rapidly expand line of co-branded apartment buildings: report

Airbnb and development company Niido are expanding their hybrid apartment complexes-hotels with a second building in Nashville.

Zillow now lets you apply for apartments, pay rent online

Zillow released new tools on Tuesday aiming to make the listing giant the go-to place for Americans to search for, apply to and pay for apartment rentals online.

Single-family rentals continue to surge in price nationwide

CoreLogic found that the average cost of rent jumped 2.9 percent across the country — up 0.3 percent when compared to April 2017.

Alabama landlord sued for allegedly demanding sex from tenants

An northern Alabama landlord is facing a lawsuit from the Department of Justice (DOJ) over allegations that he demanded sexual acts from female tenants in exchange for rent or to prevent eviction.

The top 8 winners and losers of Trump’s tax plan

To clear up much confusion over the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017’s impact on homeowners, buyers and investors, here’s a recap of eight top real estate winners and losers.

SEE IT: Oakland agents caught on camera giving buyers tips on how to evict tenants

Realtors in the fast-gentrifying San Francisco Bay Area city of Oakland, California, have been caught on camera…

Rent surges nationally, but single-family prices grow steadily at 2.7%

Rent for single-family homes across 20 of the country’s largest metropolitan areas has grown steadily between 2010 and 2018, according to CoreLogic.

Why built-to-rent homes are booming

In recent years, institutional investors (defined as those owning more than 10 properties), started buying newly built homes following a long hiatus after the foreclosure flood ended five years ago. Instead of buying bargain basement homes, many of these real estate investment trusts and private equity funds are buying properties purpose-built as rentals.

Map visualization tool SightMap offers renters a better way to apartment hunt

Engrain, a data visualization software company based in Denver, Colorado, released a new version of SightMaps, which empowers users to create and publish web-based, unit-by-unit and site plan maps of apartment properties and office spaces, for potentia…