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  • More homeowners are becoming first-time landlords

    More homeowners are becoming first-time landlords
    The real estate market has long worked on a simple system: If you want to buy a new house, sell the old one and use the equity for a down payment. But the last few years of low ownership costs and rising rents have some move-up buyers trying a new...
  • Is short sale best option for young widow?

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I am a recent widow. My husband passed away suddenly from a heart attack last July at the age of 45. I have three children including two in college and one in high school. I have kind of been in a fog over the last...
  • Real estate investment clubs for fun and profit, with luck

    Kimberly and Edward Rushing's fledgling real estate investment venture got off to a rocky start. Seven years ago, at the height of the housing market, the young couple bought a home they intended to fix up and flip in San Bernardino County, Calif. "As...
  • No 'injustice' in ground rent ruling [Letter]

    No 'injustice' in ground rent ruling [Letter]
    In your recent editorial, "Injustice reinstated," Feb. 28), you label the Maryland Court of Appeals decision striking down a statute removing ground rent owners' right to ejectment as "a manifest injustice." Your editorial is factually and legally...
  • 'XXX Freak Fest' at Airbnb rental a lesson in online dealings

    'XXX Freak Fest' at Airbnb rental a lesson in online dealings
    Airbnb, the company that lets users rent their apartments and homes to others, found itself working overtime this weekend to help a New York man whose apartment ended up being used for an adult party. Ari Teman, who identifies himself as a comedian on...
  • Development surge set to reshape Broward County

    Development surge set to reshape Broward County
    Get ready to witness a dramatic spurt in new development in Broward County, if dozens of high-rise apartment towers, hundreds of single-family homes and a few mega commercial projects are given the green light. The recent surge in development...
  • If landlord prefers 'Google people,' is that illegal discrimination?

    Question: I have lived in Silicon Valley my whole life. I am 70 years old and retired. I recently applied for housing at an apartment complex and asked the leasing agent what my chances were of getting an apartment. He told me they had received a lot of...
  • Investment firms curbing their home buying in California

    Investment firms curbing their home buying in California
    This time last year, investment firms raced to buy dozens of single-family homes in neighborhoods from Fontana to South Los Angeles to lease them out, transforming the mom-and-pop rental business into a Wall Street juggernaut. The flood of cash helped...
  • Online room-sharing sites create boarders without borders

    Teri Ross has been getting compliments on the guest room in her Minnetonka, Minn., townhouse for years only now, they're coming from people she's never met before. Ross is part of a growing network of homeowners who have discovered their inner innkeeper,...
  • Single-family rental home giants form trade group in Washington

    Single-family rental home giants form trade group in Washington
    How do you know when an industry is getting serious? When it forms a trade group. And that's what the burgeoning business of big-money-backed single family rental homes did today. A handful of the single-family rental giants that scooped up at least...
  • Colony plans $513.6 million in bonds tied to rental payments

    Colony plans $513.6 million in bonds tied to rental payments
    A major player in the burgeoning business of renting single-family homes is cashing in on its portfolio — to raise money to buy more. Colony American Homes — an arm of Santa Monica-based Colony Capital LLC — plans to issue $513.6...