Rental Housing

China to add more rentals to ease housing headache

BEIJING - China will build more rental housing for people in cities where housing prices have left people unable to afford homes.<p>Besides imposing …

News (China)

Rebox and Disney battle over how to rent movie multi-packs

Redbox is pushing back at Disney’s attempt to stop it from renting multi-packs of movies individually.<p>The movie rental kiosk company told a …

Walt Disney Company

Downsizing baby boomers face a key decision: Is it better to rent or to buy?

After 20 years of a car-centric lifestyle in a large house in Bethesda, and nearly a decade of lobbying her husband, Roxanne Littner achieved her goal of moving into the District.<p>“My husband was more attached to the house than I was, and wanted to stay longer, but when we had a plumbing issue and …

Real Estate

Renting A Car? Read This First

A classic road trip is on nearly everyone’s list of travel goals.<p>There are so many iconic drives in the U.S., that it’s hard to name them all. …

Are renters the losers over the long haul?

By Jonathan Roberts (jonathan@thestar.com.my)<p>verylongrun.com founder and independent certified financial planner, Julian Ng<p>“Buy your first home as …

Real Estate

The 10 most liked Airbnbs on Instagram

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Renting smart is the new millennial thing

The Indian home rental market over the past few years has grown by leaps and bounds in major cities. Online home rental space in India has expanded …

Real Estate

Mum makes her five-year-old daughter pay rent - and contribute towards the bills

One of the main things most parents want to teach their children is the value of money.<p>Normally, this is done by showing them how to get the most out …

Parenting

New year, same old expensive rent in Toronto. Weren't we fixing this?

New report says average rent for 1-bedroom in Toronto now over $2K, higher than Vancouver<p>Toronto tenants may now be legally protected from drastic …

Real Estate

What you can rent for $2,100 in Chicago right now

See what’s for rent in the West Loop, Logan Square, Uptown and Bronzeville<p><i>Welcome to</i> <i>Curbed Comparisons</i><i>, a weekly column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various Chicago neighborhoods. Is one person’s studio another person’s townhouse? Let’s find out! Today, we’re looking</i> …

Philadelphia

Almost 1m millenials continue to struggle with rental deposits

New research suggests that almost a million millennials have been priced out of renting a property – with the cost of tenancy deposits and poor …

Property (UK)

Renting Our Your Home For The Super Bowl? Read This First

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO)</b> — A shortage of hotels in Minneapolis means people all over the metro have a chance to make some major cash.If you have been …

U.S. Bank Stadium

Record 70 per cent drop in available Wellington rental properties

Wellington renters are desperate for homes as the number of available rentals plummets a record 70 per cent."We haven't seen anything like this …

Real Estate

What $3,000 rents in NYC right now

See what $3,000/month gets you in Greenwich Village, Williamsburg, and Midtown<p><i>Welcome to</i> <i>Curbed Comparisons</i><i>, a weekly column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various NYC neighborhoods. Is one man’s studio another man’s townhouse? Let’s find out! Today, we’re looking at</i> …

Greenwich Village

Toronto Rental Rates Now Exceed Vancouver's, As Housing Shortage Persists

In a sign that Canada's largest city continues to grapple with a housing shortage, rents in Toronto have now climbed above those of Vancouver, the …

Real Estate

Wuhan Encourages Firms to Get Into Rental Housing: Xinhua

Wuhan Encourages Firms to Get Into Rental Housing: Xinhua<p>The Wuhan city government is pushing companies to rent apartments from individual home …

News (China)

Rental Service Unicorn Ziroom Raises 4 Billion Yuan

Ziroom says it raised 4 billion yuan ($621 million) — the largest amount ever to be pulled in by a Chinese apartment rental service provider, …

News (China)

Debunked! 8 Myths About Renting You Should Stop Believing Immediately

Years ago, I discovered cockroaches in my Chicago apartment. I spent money on sprays, traps, and other gadgets to rid my place of the disgusting …

Business

Baltimore's luxury apartments woo tenants with robots, a Bermuda cruise and free rent

As leasing rates slow at luxury apartment developments in Baltimore, perks like one and two months free rent and even a cruise are being tendered as …

Baltimore

Province to fund 450 units of affordable rental housing in Downtown Eastside

Vancouver's most impoverished neighbourhood is getting a bit of help from the province in the form of 450 units of rental housing.<p>The Ministry of …

Housing

Agent to Agent: Competing With Airbnb

<b>Dear Tammy:</b> I have families who want to book a Disney trip, but most rental properties seem so expensive. Since so many families are looking to save …

Amazing

Banks Take Up Xi’s Call to Boost Rental Housing

As China’s property developers rush to support President Xi Jinping’s campaign to expand the rental housing market, banks are also jumping into the …

News (China)

China land minister pledges new residential supply: Xinhua

© Reuters. The Wider Image: Shanghai's nail naighbourhood<p>SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China will seek new sources of residential land supply and the …

World Economy

5 tips for renting cars

Choosing a rental car (or not) can be an important part of the family vacation planning process. Here are five ideas to consider:<b>1. Explore the</b> …

Driving in Greece: Renting a Car

There's good and bad news about driving in Greece. On a positive note: Most people have no trouble driving the main roads of Greece, and there are …

Transportation

Owner, township dispute over Michigan island vacation rental

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The owner of a private island in southeastern Michigan continues to rent out the property despite a dispute with local …

Nonprofits

Minister of housing sets sight on Peninsula Homeless to Housing group’s letter - Surrey Now-Leader

Housing Minister Selina Robinson said Friday that she’s reviewing a letter Peninsula Homeless to Housing sent her last October regarding an …

Housing

You Can Now Rent Rihanna's West Hollywood Home

Are you tired of your current living situation? Having roommates around 24/7 when all you want to do is relax in the pool cabana? Would you classify your obsession with Rihanna "unhealthy" or "toxic" and have a cool $200,000 to spend on rent for the year? Well boy, do we have the situation for …

West Hollywood

Are New Parents Better Off Renting?

It’s easy to assume owning a home is better for your family. But the financial benefits aren’t always what they seem.<p>By<p>Jan 11 2018, 5:44 PM<p>There’s …

Mortgages

Pop Star, Beauty Mogul, Landlord? Rihanna Is Renting Out Her Hollywood Home for $16,500 a Month

Rihanna is adding a new job to her resume: Landlord!<p>After picking up this West Hollywood property in August, the pop star has decided to part ways …

West Hollywood