This Startup Will Give You a Down Payment – If You Rent Part of Your House On Airbnb [Citylab] This is like one of those hypotheticals you come up with to amuse everyone in the car during a long drive. “You get a billion dollars, tax free, but the only sound you can make for the rest of your life is an earsplitting belch.”
How DC’s Demographics Have Changed In Seven Years [Urban Turf DC] *surprised eyes emoji*
The Kardashian Real Estate Timeline [LA Times] It’s an article with “Kardashian” in the headline. You’re going to bitterly scoff, say something derisive about it, and then click anyway.
A New Breed of Real Estate Investor Is Destroying American Cities [The New Republic] Halfway through this article about how you can buy dirt cheap abandoned homes online, I realized that a bad decision was in my near future. (I just spent an hour looking at tax auction listings.)
Bit by Bit, Miami Real Estate Will Embrace Bitcoin [Miami Herald] Hmm, I wonder if this is related to the government crackdown on shady foreign money?
DC Council May Limit TOPA Rights for Tenants [Greater Greater Washington] Does TOPA get exploited by tenants sometimes? Sure. But the “horror stories” cited by anti-TOPA advocates aren’t really TOPA stories – they’re America stories. If you give someone leverage, they’re going to make you pay. (Literally.)