Invitation Homes’ year-end results may signal what’s ahead for the rental home market

The residential real estate market’s post-pandemic glow is ebbing.

Beyond last year’s tough interest rate environment, suppressed home sales and shrunken multifamily construction, the rapid-fire demand for build-to-rent and single-family rental homes, popular among consumers and investors in recent years, appears to be ticking down.

John Olsen, chief financial officer