Tag Archives: single-family

Where It’s Still Safe for Single-Family Investors

Investors purchasing residential rental property in the third quarter earned an average annual return of 9.06 percent, slightly down from the annual return of 9.65 percent a year ago,...

Medical Marijuana Issues Hazy for Single-Family Homes

While the legalization of medical and recreational marijuana use is making it more difficult for landlords when it comes to what kinds of rules they can impose against pot smoking, it...

Foreign Firms Eye U.S. Single-Family Rental Market

Several foreign firms are jumping into the single-family rental market of late, seeking high returns by snagging up homes at discounts, turning them into rentals, and waiting for an...

Investors Clear Backlogs, Snap Up Single-Family Rentals

The Blackstone Group has become the largest investor in the U.S. of single-family rental homes, spending more than $1 billion so far this year, The Wall Street Journal reports. The...

Homebuilding Bounces Back in August

Homebuilding for single-family homes was at its fastest pace in more than two years during August, as the new-home market continues on in recovery mode. The Commerce Department...

Fannie Mae Halts Foreclosures for the Holidays

Fannie Mae says it will suspend evictions for single-family foreclosures and two- to four-unit properties during the holiday season, from Dec. 19 through Jan. 2, 2012. ...

Tightening of Credit Still Shuts Many Buyers Out

The majority of renters — 73 percent — who live in single-family homes say that the challenges of getting a home mortgage is one of the main culprits keeping them from home...