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Foolproof Tips on Helping Real Estate Agents Locate SFR Owners

Posted by Jaclyn Harris on Jan 11, 2017 5:01:27 PM

Single-Family Rental investors openly acknowledge that they’ve had to figure out the SFR investment market by themselves. The only way to learn is through peer-to-peer training because the industry of residential real estate has never developed the specialization to help people who want to invest in homes, rather than live in them.

For someone wanting to buy and sell Single-Family Rentals in bulk, the process is long and tedious. If they do use a real estate agent, they have to uproot their tenants, list the houses on the MLS and sell each property individually. If they choose to try and sell their portfolio on their own, they have to resort to creating listings on Craig’s List and other local classified sites.

So, why should this matter to a real estate agent? Because the SFR market is blue ocean!

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Topics: Registration, Real Estate Agents

There’s Now a Way to Sell & Buy Occupied SFR Properties

Posted by Jaclyn Harris on Jan 6, 2017 11:48:12 AM

Until recently, buying and selling Single-Family Rentals has been a tedious process. To sell SFR properties, owners have had to alert their tenants before the property can be listed (or their tenants get a surprise seeing it on Zillow) and then they have to find a new place to live once the home is sold. If sold to another SFR investor, that property then has to be leased out again.

Not only was this process inconvenient for tenants, but it also created more work for the new property owner, as they have to find tenants for this new piece of their SFR portfolio.

Fortunately, there’s now a way to sell and buy occupied Single-Family Rentals! 

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Topics: Portfolios, Registration, SFR Owners

How to Upload Portfolios to OwnAmerica

Posted by Jaclyn Harris on Nov 21, 2016 4:45:43 PM

Recently launched this past September, OwnAmerica is paving the way for a new marketplace focused on owners of more than one Single Family Rental property.

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Topics: Portfolios, Registration

The Real Estate Agent's Guide to Creating an OwnAmerica Account

Posted by Jaclyn Harris on Nov 21, 2016 4:32:20 PM

In the first month since the launch of the investment management platform, OwnAmerica has attracted more than $1.8 billion in Single Family Rental properties. Of this $1.8 billion, over $200 million in portfolios were made available for purchase. 

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Topics: Registration, Real Estate Agents

The Single Family Rental Owner's Guide to Creating an OwnAmerica Account

Posted by Jaclyn Harris on Nov 17, 2016 11:59:07 AM

With more than 12.5 percent of families living in Single Family Rentals, the SFR market is growing more than ever. And for the first time, owners of SFR property can buy and sell occupied properties through a free online platform. Oh yes, occupied and online. 

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Topics: Registration, SFR Owners

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About OwnAmerica

The Online Real Estate Portal Dedicated to Owners of Single Family Rental Properties

OwnAmerica's role in the disposition process is to help sellers value and package portfolios. We're a platform that brings transparency to portfolios and consistency to the way they're priced. OwnAmerica doesn't pick and choose which portfolios are put on our platform; we simply price and package them accordingly.

When you identify assets on our platform that you'd like to pursue, we'll work with you and the sellers to gather data and supporting documents to help you make a smart underwriting decision.

OwnAmerica is your single point of contact to help you with that process, it's all part of our service. Register today!