Latest Articles by Derek

2020 Was a Tough Year to Own a Short-Term Rental, With Airbnb Listings Falling 40% or More in Certain Markets
In May 2020 — a month and a half after the coronavirus outbreak was declared a pandemic — the number of passengers screened at Transportation Security Administration checkpoints was just 10%, on average, of the total in May of the previous year. This put an immense strain on the U.S. ... Continue Reading
May 10, 2021
What Retiring at 62 or 70 Means for Housing Costs Across U.S.
More than 1 in 5 married couples and more than 2 in 5 unmarried individuals who are 65 and older rely on Social Security for 90% or more of their income, according to the Social Security Administration. That’s important because the average difference between retiring at 62 and 70 across ... Continue Reading
March 23, 2021
States Most Dependent on Expiring $600-a-Week Unemployment Benefits
This week’s expiration of the $600 boost to unemployment benefits would leave millions of Americans without a vital source of income amid a global pandemic. As of this writing, nearly 32 million Americans are claiming unemployment insurance benefits, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Some states — including Nevada ... Continue Reading
July 29, 2020