Another real estate search site is moving into the rental field! Last week, Trulia announced its partnership with Primedia, parent of ApartmenGuide.com, and now Zillow is following suit. Zillow has announced that it has bought HotPads.com for $16 million in an effort to expand its rental database. Continue reading →
UPDATE (10/19/2012): The Austin City Council has officially reduced the notification fee to $50. Read more here.
As reported by Wells Dunbar of KUTNews.org, the Austin City Council is considering returning to the lawbooks to alter the conditions of the ordinance on short-term rentals that went into effect only two weeks ago on October 1 (2012). Since then, only 19 licenses have been issued in the city, which means that the vast majority of people who rented their property during the Austin City Limits Music Festival, which ended on October 14, were breaking the law. Continue reading →