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  • Who is Maren Kasper, the new head of Ginnie Mae?

    Former Roofstock director at the center of numerous issues at HUD
    Ginnie Mae said Wednesday that Maren Kasper, Ginnie Mae’s current executive vice president, will serve as acting president in Michael Bright’s absence. But what do we know about Kasper, who will soon be overseeing an agency that boasts a mortgage bond portfolio of more than $1 trillion? A look into Kasper finds housing experience, but also numerous issues during her time at HUD.
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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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  • Roofstock acquires single-family rental management platform

    Roofstock buys Streetlane Homes to increase its property management capabilities
    Roofstock is moving to expand its market share in the single-family rental realm. The company just acquired SFR management company Streetlane Homes with the goal of expanding into new markets with the acquisition and accessing more institutional investor clients.
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  • From HW Magazine

    2018 HW Tech100 Winner: Roofstock

    Roofstock Neighborhood Rating is the industry's first-ever single-family rental rating index
    In October, Roofstock announced the industry’s first-ever single-family rental ratings index for U.S. neighborhoods, powered by a proprietary algorithm that assesses neighborhood-specific risk. The Roofstock Neighborhood Rating normalizes neighborhood data across markets, enabling buyers to easily compare rental properties on an even footing and make informed decisions.
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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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  • Suresh Srinivasan named Roofstock chief marketing officer

    Real estate industry veteran will lead Roofstock’s marketing and business development team
    Single-family rental online marketplace Roofstock has announced the addition of Suresh Srinivasan as chief marketing officer. He will be responsible for accelerating the growth of Roofstock’s marketplace and developing its partnership network, the company said.
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  • Roofstock launches neighborhood ratings index for single family rental investors

    Measures the risk vs. reward trade-off
    Roofstock, an online marketplace for single-family rental home investment, announced a single-family rental ratings index for U.S. neighborhoods. The new tool uses a algorithm that assesses neighborhood-specific risk in order to help investors easily compare rental properties on an even footing and make informed decisions.
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  • From HW Magazine

    SFR All-Stars: Roofstock provides a curated marketplace for buying and selling leased homes

    Tech-enabled platform lets investors diversify
    Roofstock allows sellers to earn rent from current tenants through closing and has a fee of just 2.5%, resulting in substantial savings for sellers. Properties on Roofstock’s marketplace are simultaneously marketed worldwide to institutional as well as individual retail buyers.
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