Rentals

FindMyHome Launches Website with Comprehensive Database of Rentals and Homes for Sale

  GURGAON, INDIA/ OCTOBER 12, 2018 (STL.News) Gurgaon based company, FindMyHome, recently launched a website to ease the pain of home buyers in the city. Integrated with a database featuring interesting properties available for rent and sale in the Indian city, the website acts as a comprehensive platform for anyone who is interested in buying … Continue reading FindMyHome Launches Website with Comprehensive Database of Rentals and Homes for Sale

West Virginia top court rejects challenge to landlord fees

CHARLESTON, W.Va./October 15, 2017 (AP)(StlRealEstate.News) — West Virginia’s top court says state consumer protection law doesn’t regulate the residential rental fees landlords charge under their leases. In a case brought by the state attorney general in 2015 against Copper Beach Townhome Communities Twenty Six LLC, the Supreme Court says the laws against deceptive practices and … Continue reading West Virginia top court rejects challenge to landlord fees

North Carolina islands expect busy Saturday after outage

RALEIGH, N.C./August 5, 2017 (AP) (StlRealEstate.News) — Rental houses and condos were expected to fill up Saturday on two North Carolina islands where a bridge construction accident cut power for a week and threatened seasonal businesses’ bottom lines. The first day of the weekend is a typical starting point for weeklong rentals, and stores and … Continue reading North Carolina islands expect busy Saturday after outage

Rising Rents Lead to Increased Homeless Population

SEATTLE/ Aug. 3, 2017 (StlRealEstate.News) — Rising rents in the nation’s booming urban areas are creating crisis levels of homelessness that will continue or even accelerate as rents rise, Zillow® research has found. The connection between homelessness and increasing rents is especially strong in places that are already facing rapidly growing homeless populations: New York, Los Angeles, … Continue reading Rising Rents Lead to Increased Homeless Population

Cities Where Rent Prices Are Increasing the Most

LOS ANGELES/ July 18, 2017 (StlRealEstate.News) — It’s no secret that where you live greatly affects how much you pay in rent. What’s less known is that where you live can affect how much your rent will rise from one year to the next. In a recent study, researchers for personal finance news and features website … Continue reading Cities Where Rent Prices Are Increasing the Most

Higher prices squeezing both renters and would-be homeowners

June 16, 2017 (AP) (StlRealEstate.News) –A diminished supply of available homes is swelling prices in large U.S. metro areas from New York to Miami to Los Angeles, squeezing out would-be buyers and pushing up rents as more people are forced to remain tenants. The trend is pressuring Americans’ budgets, with about one-third of households spending … Continue reading Higher prices squeezing both renters and would-be homeowners

Southern Nevada officials coming down on Airbnb, HomeAway

LAS VEGAS/May 27, 2017 (AP) (StlRealEstate.News)— Code officers in southern Nevada plan to crackdown on illegal short-term home rentals for Memorial Day weekend. Officials are expecting thousands of tourists to come to Las Vegas for the holiday, some of which they expect will be staying in homes listed on services such as Airbnb and HomeAway. Home … Continue reading Southern Nevada officials coming down on Airbnb, HomeAway

Best rental return markets for American landlords

May 10, 2017 (STLRealEstate.News) The competition is stiffer than ever today as the supply of American homes remains at historic lows.  With the low supply and mounting demand, one would think that real estate investment would be decreasing.  However, regardless of the supply, investors are still pouring in and wondering where they should make their … Continue reading Best rental return markets for American landlords