5 at 5: Your Daily Digest for Real Estate Investing, 2/26/21

Marc Rapport, The Motley Fool
·3-min read

Evictions moratorium ruled unconstitutional, lumber prices whack new housing, the risk of short-term leases, Sephora steps up, and a look at zoning for multifamily housing. The Millionacres takeaway: Our Maurie Backman points out that nearly 60% of single-family units in the U.S. are owned by mom-and-pop landlords with one to two buildings in their name. Record-high lumber prices are jacking up the price of new construction, sparking concerns about affordability and even demands for accountability by the nation’s largest residential housing trade group.