The Round-Up Volume 1: The World of Real Estate Doesn't Have to be Complex
Welcome to The Round-Up, a newsletter for renters, homeowners, and everyone in between. The Round-up is your one-stop shop for mastering the often complex world of renting and owning.
February 13, 2020
Welcome to The Round-up, a newsletter for renters, homeowners, and everyone in between. The Round-up is your one-stop shop for mastering the often complex world of renting and owning.
You’re part of the exclusive community. You will be the first to know about new Rhove benefits, new properties offering Rhove, and other insider news only available here in The Round-up.
Welcome to the Rhove-olution.
NIMBY vs. YIMBY
Rhove Co-founder and CEO, Calvin Cooper was featured in Forbes last week, providing his perspective on how to solve our nation’s full-blown housing crisis. The solution? “YIMBY” (Yes in my Backyard).
Loyalty Rewards for What?!
If you order your morning coffee enough times, you expect the next one to be free, right? Shouldn’t your largest monthly expense — your rent — work the same? We wrote about our perspective, check it out.
Introducing: Closing Credits
Great news, Rhove just got even better! With Closing Credits you can earn thousands of dollars towards closing costs when you purchase a home with our trusted realtor and lender partners.
Note: Closing Credits have been discontinued as of September 2020.
Featured Property of the Week
An intentional living community, centered on connection and well-being. Gravity is a force for the creation of unique experiences and community connection. Living here is truly an experience you can’t miss out on. Located in the booming and historic Franklinton neighborhood, Gravity provides you with proximity to all of the best experiences Columbus has to offer. Did we mention that if you rent here you can earn 2.5% cash back on your rent?
Knowledge is Power
The world of real estate is often complex, but it doesn’t have to be. Get access to the best sources of knowledge out there with Rhove.
This Just In, Living is Expense
Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies dropped some knowledge on us last week. They did an extensive study on the rental market in the US and some of their findings are staggering.
NYC Bans Brokers
We love it — eliminating transaction fees, often amounting to thousands of dollars for a renter, is a huge win in our book. Archaic real estate companies may be shaking in their boots, but it will be business as usual for companies who focus on delivering value to their customers instead of taking it from them.
According to Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies, 1 in 4 renters is paying 50% or more of their income to rent each month. That’s over 10.9 million people.