Vacation home rental platform Vacasa snags $64M

Vacation home rental platform Vacasa has secured another round of funding to the tune of $64 million, the company announced Thursday.

Can the co-living market become a new revenue stream for agents?

Co-living is about small spaces, but for astute real estate agents across the United States it may also represent a huge, largely untapped opportunity.

3 ways real estate agents can help renters become homeowners

Here’s how three real estate agents in three distinct markets — New York City, Chicago and Fargo — are helping renters make their dreams come true.

Vacasa now largest vacation rental company in North America

Vacasa has become the largest vacation rental management company in North America after the acquiring Oasis Collections, a home-sharing company. 

Rental platform Zumper raises $46M to build out its product, hire employees

The Series C funding round will help the San Francisco startup with its in-progress online service for connecting renters to landlords.

Don’t blame baby boomers for surging home prices: Trulia

Baby boomers have no sway on the affordability of housing in major markets like San Francisco and New York City, according to a new study.

Home values continued to rise in July, but at slower rate: Zillow

Median home values increased 8 percent year-over-year, to $218,000 in July, but in 20 of the 35 largest markets growth slowed modestly, according to Zillow.

Hong Kong millennials are skirting the law to avoid sky-high rent

With the median home costing 19.4 times more than median household income, millennials in Hong Kong are taking desperate measures to live in the city.

Smart access startup Latch raises $70M

Smart access startup Latch raised $70 million in a Series B round of funding, the company announced Wednesday. Led by Brookfield Ventures, the funding arrives alongside a deal to install Latch locks at Brookfield Properties’ new multi-family developmen…

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.