Why Demand for Rentals Will Likely Rise in 2019

Whichever direction house prices go in 2019, it’s only likely to lead to more demand for renting. While the economy may ultimately cap how high rents can go, more demand is going to help landlords keep up rental rates and have greater choice over the quality of tenants they accept or the terms they can ask.

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Zillow to begin buying houses in California, North Carolina

It seems to be all about expansion these days for Zillow. The online real estate giant recently got into the mortgage business with its acquisition of Mortgage Lenders of America. Zillow has also been growing its direct buyer business, Zillow Offers, wherein the company is buying houses directly from sellers then lists the home for sale. And the company will soon be buying houses in California and North Carolina.

BiggerPockets Podcast 308: From 0 to 400 Units in 3.5 Years with Sterling White

Would your life be positively impacted by owning over 400 rental units? What if you could get there in under four years? On today’s show, we interview BiggerPockets contributor Sterling White, who has managed to do just that!

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KW Takes the Tech Revolution on the Road

By Lalaina Rabary 

This has been a year of rapid innovation for Keller Williams.

From the release of an AI-powered virtual assistant (Kelle) and first real estate smart cloud (Keller Cloud) to the burgeoning development of a real estate-specific operating system (Command) and several R&D partnerships – Keller Williams has made significant strides in technology. 

How to Write Achievable Goals for the New Year

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How many people write down goals every year and swear to achieve them, only to fall flat on their face? Worry not, though. With a bit of proper planning, you can streamline the science and strategy you use to work on your goals so that achieving them becomes easier.

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This Brand New Feature Uses Comparison Data to Boost Your Airbnb Revenue

Improve Airbnb bookings and boost revenue. Learn how to use market data to see what hosts in your market are making—and how your listings stack up—using this new feature.

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