WSJ | January 7, 2020 | Peter Grant
Real estate startups exploit new technologies and data on house rentals developed after the housing bust:
Buying a home as an investment property has long been too complex or daunting a
process for all but the wealthy. Thanks to a group of real estate startups, that may be
The companies enable individuals to assemble a portfolio of rental homes throughout
the country relatively hassle-free. Without ever visiting the properties, investors can buy
and manage homes with a few clicks of a mouse or taps on the phone.