Boomers Overtake Millennials as the Largest Generation of Homebuyers
Baby boomers have now surpassed millennials and to make up the largest generation of home buyers, according to data from the National Association of Realtors. Click here to read more.
Airbnb Hosts Generated over $2 Billion in Tax Revenue in 2022
Airbnb says they’re the largest collector and remitter of tourism taxes by short-term rental platforms in the world. According to a company release, Airbnb says it has collected and remitted more than $1.9 billion in tourism taxes across all 50 states in the US (including D.C. and Puerto Rico). Click here to read more.
The Federal Government Wants to Micromanage the Nation’s Housing
BY BRAD BECKETT ON APRIL 27, 2023
A recent and quite prescient essay by Ethan Blevins with the Pacific Legal Foundation says the federal government wants to micromanage the nation’s housing. Click here to read more.
Consumers are Relying on Credit Much More than in the Past
BY BRAD BECKETT ON APRIL 12, 2023
A new report from Wells Fargo looks at the degree to which credit has sustained consumer spending so far and how diminished access to credit could negatively impact consumer spending. Click here to read more.Read more
Your Guide to the Renter’s Bill of Rights – Parts 3 & 4
BY BRAD BECKETT ON APRIL 12, 2023
Recently, the Biden Administration released its Blueprint for a “Renters Bill of Rights.” As part of a 5-part series on the Rent Perfect Podcast, David Pickron and his General Counsel Denny Dobbins discuss how this blueprint can and will affect landlords today and in the future. Click here to read more.Read more
Where are America’s New Home-Building Boomtowns?
BY BRAD BECKETT ON APRIL 10, 2023
Realtor.com says not all corners of the U.S. are quite as “new-home parched” as others. They say there are many places across the nation where builders are putting up new homes to meet growing demand – especially in areas where the dollar stretches further. Click here to read more.Read more
Assistance Animals…A Fourfold Challenge
BY VICTORIA COWART ON APRIL 6, 2023
Victoria Cowart says in operations, we all feel pressured to have a certain depth of knowledge on critical topics. This pressure rises to another level when the subject touches the work of our on-site, centralized, supervisory, and corporate team members. That pressure increases to a whole new level when it touches the lives of our applicants, residents, and possibly even our guests with disabilities. Click here to read more.Read more
Average Apartment Size Shrinking as Studios & 1-Bedrooms Gain Share
BY BRAD BECKETT ON APRIL 5, 2023
Rentcafe says the rising demand for rentals is affecting the size of newly built apartments in a negative way. They point out that in 2022, the average apartment size was 887 square feet. Click here to read more.Read more
Single-Family Market Share Continues to Shift Away from Large Metros
BY BRAD BECKETT ON MARCH 30, 2023
The National Association of Home Builders says single-family market share continues to shift away from large metro areas. Click here to read more.Read more
Best Counties for Buying Single-Family Rentals In 2023
BY BRAD BECKETT ON MARCH 28, 2023
ATTOM Data recently released their Q1 2023 Single-Family Rental Market report, which ranks the best U.S. markets for buying single-family rental properties in 2023. Click here to read more.Read more