Items Tagged with 'single-family rental homes'

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  • Roofstock offering investors guaranteed rent on single-family rental homes

    Company will pay investors rent on vacant properties for 12 months
    Roofstock, a platform for buying and selling single-family rental homes, is offering a unique carrot to try to entice investors to use its platform to buy a property: guaranteed rent. Roofstock announced Tuesday that it is rolling out what it calls an “industry-leading” guarantee that provides up to 12 months of rent on a vacant property purchased through the company’s platform.
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  • Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac ending expansion into single-family rentals

    FHFA says single-family rental market can function without GSEs
    Over the last year or so, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac both expanded their presence in the single-family rental market, with both of the GSEs beginning to fund single-family rental investments for larger players in the market. But that expansion is about to end.
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  • HomeUnion launches crowdfunding platform for single-family rentals

    Individual investors can now buy into “fix-and-flip fund”
    HomeUnion, an online residential real estate investment firm, is increasing its presence in the single-family rental market. Back in 2015, HomeUnion began lending to single-family rental investors. Now, HomeUnion is launching a new program that will make the company itself an investor in single-family rentals, but the company isn’t using its own money.
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  • National Rental Home Council names new executive leadership

    Single-family rental trade group has grown from four members to almost 30
    The National Rental Home Council, a trade group made up of single-family rental home owners and operators, announced this week that it elected a new executive leadership team. Since its founding in 2014, the National Rental Home Council has seen its membership grow from its first four members to almost 30 currently.
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  • Renters Warehouse names Nolan Jacobson executive vice president of finance

    Former treasurer of Silver Bay Realty Trust
    Renters Warehouse, a property management company that specializes in managing rental houses, announced recently that it hired Nolan Jacobson to serve as the company’s executive vice president of finance. Prior to joining Renters Warehouse, Jacobson worked as the treasurer of Silver Bay Realty Trust, a real estate investment trust that owned and operated single-family rental homes.
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  • Altisource Residential changing its name to Front Yard Residential

    Name change effective on Feb. 21, 2018
    Altisource Residential, apparently tired of being confused with Altisource Portfolio Solutions and Altisource Asset Management, announced Friday that it plans to change its name to Front Yard Residential. According to the company, the name change will take effect on Feb. 21, 2018.
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  • Roofstock Series C funding boosted to $42 million by new investors

    Online marketplace for single-family rentals also passed $1 billion in transactions
    Back in October, Roofstock, an online marketplace for single-family rental home investing, announced that it raised $35 million from seven different investors in its Series C round of funding. But, more investors apparently wanted the chance to fund the platform.
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