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  • Property management tech provider Mynd raises $20 million

    Company founded by former Waypoint Homes founders Doug Brien, Colin Wiel
    Property management technology provider Mynd announced this week that it raised $20 million in its Series B funding. Mynd was founded in 2016 by Doug Brien and Colin Wiel, who previously founded Waypoint Homes, a single-family rental operator that eventually grew into the largest player in the industry.
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  • Invitation Homes, Starwood Waypoint Homes to merge; create nation’s largest single-family landlord

    Consolidation in single-family rental business continues
    Three years ago, the nation’s four largest operators of single-family rental homes joined together to form a trade group. The founding members of the group were Colony American Homes, Invitation Homes, American Homes 4 Rent, and Starwood Waypoint Residential Trust. Now, thanks to a series of consolidations, that big four is about to be a big two. Meet the new Invitation Homes, the nation’s largest single-family rental landlord, by a wide margin.
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  • Colony Starwood Homes rebranding as Starwood Waypoint Homes

    Second replacement of Colony brand name this week
    For the second time in two days, a business that carries the “Colony” brand name announced that it plans to shed that name and begin operating under a new name. First, it was Colony American Finance, which is being renamed CoreVest American Finance Lender after Fortress bought the company. Now, Colony Starwood Homes is rebranding as Starwood Waypoint Homes.
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  • Forestar preparing to spurn Starwood Capital after D.R. Horton improves its offer

    Both companies up acquisition offers, but Forestar now favors homebuilder

    Thanks to a bidding war between two real estate giants, Forestar Group and its shareholders find themselves squarely in the catbird’s seat. As recently as one day ago, Forestar said that it still planned to sell itself to Starwood Capital Group for $15.50 per share despite D.R. Horton attempting to swoop in and buy 75% of the company for a higher price, $16.25 per share. But things can change quite a bit in 24 hours.


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  • Colony Starwood Homes sells off massive non-performing loan portfolio

    Announces sale of 1,675 non-performing loans for $265 million
    One of the largest owners of single-family rental homes is getting out of the non-performing loan business, as Colony Starwood Homes announced Monday that it is selling off a massive portfolio of non-performing loans, basically closing the book on its NPL business.
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  • National Rental Home Council names inaugural board of directors

    Members are nation's largest single-family rental owner-operators
    The National Rental Home Council, a trade group made up of the nation’s largest owner-operators in the single-family rental space, announced its first board of directors. The NRHC said that the establishment of a board of directors will help to expand on the work the group has already done.
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  • Starwood Waypoint becomes latest to offer single-family rental bond

    REIT launches first REO-to-rental securitization
    Starwood Waypoint Residential Trust, which was spun off of Starwood Property Trust in January as a real estate investment trust, is prepping its first securitzation based on income-producing single-family rental homes. The offering represents a drastic shift for the REIT, which initially had no plans to securitize its investments.
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  • Meet the new guidelines for single-family rentals

    National Rental Home Council releases operating guidelines
    The National Rental Home Council, the trade group for single-family rental homes created by the largest owner-operators in the space, has released operational guidelines for the entire single-family rental industry.
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