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Single-family home rentals are coming back – but with a twist

KKR also invests in the home rental strategy in its credit and real estate businesses, said Daniel Pietrzak, partner and co-head of private credit at KKR. “Our real estate and private lending strategies have worked together on opportunities in single-family rental housing, with a strong focus on both strategies to continue to find new opportunities […]

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EU’s highest court backs crackdown on short-term home rentals in Airbnb setback

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Europe’s highest court on Tuesday extended its support to European cities cracking down on short-term rentals of private accommodation to resolve the housing crisis, inflicting a setback on roommates site Airbnb. From Amsterdam to New York and Paris, authorities have accused Airbnb of exacerbating the housing shortage in their cities, which has […]

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10 house rentals still available for booking for July 4

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. As states begin gradual reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic, popular vacation home rental site Vrbo is reporting increased interest in private rentals for July 4. Vrbo released a list of the top 10 destinations receiving the most user searches for the […]

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Richmond adopts rules for Airbnb-style home rentals; declares the public security building as surplus

A map showing short term rental operations in March 2018. (Courtesy of Richmond Planning & Development Review) Five years after the state allowed localities to do so, the City of Richmond now has new rules in place to legalize the rental of short-term homes in the city, although not all rentals are permitted because they […]

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Single-family home rentals excel in the pandemic

Stay-at-home orders related to the COVI / D-19 pandemic have not dampened rental demand for single-family homes, executives from two REITs said in recent first-quarter earnings calls. Dallas Turner, president and CEO of Invitation Homes, said occupancy hit a record 97.2% in April as the company increased its access to working capital and suspended research […]

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This Seattle-based startup is offering big discounts on home rentals, but only if you accept a room from Airbnb

Hannah Exner (left) and Sam Joselyn in the living room of their home in Westlake rented from Seattle startup Loftium, which offers people discounts on housing they accept to host Airbnb guests. (Photo GeekWire / Taylor Soper) It sounded like a scam. When Hannah Exner and Sam Joselyn spotted an ad for an artisan house […]

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Single-family home rentals are hot after the recession

PITTSFORD, NY – Apartment living brought Bill and Jennifer Schumacher together, the two neighbors meeting while living in the same apartment complex in the Philadelphia area. When Jennifer received a job offer in the Rochester, NY area, the couple were okay with moving, but they didn’t have much time and they knew they didn’t want […]