About Point2 Homes News

About Point2 Homes News

Point2 Homes, a division of Yardi Systems Inc., covers real estate market trends and news, and develops original studies on many real estate topics such as local, national and international housing, luxury real estate and even buying and selling tips.

Our studies and analyses are mainly based on internal data, public records, governmental sources, online research and other reliable third-party agencies. The data is further compiled and interpreted by our in-house analysts and writers.

Consequently, Point2 Homes’ blog has become a well-established source of news for professionals and journalists covering real estate topics. Our content has been regularly featured in both national and international news outlets such as Time Magazine, Washington Post, Business Insider, CBC News, The Globe and Mail and Yahoo Finance Canada, and many others.

Point2 Homes has a solid readership made up of professionals and consumers alike, and more than 50,000 social media followers in Canada alone.

Our Writers


Cristina is a Content Marketing Specialist at Point2 Homes and a huge real estate aficionado. With degrees in Communication, Finance, and International Business Management at the Lisbon University Institute, Cristina has a comprehensive understanding of how housing markets work. She specializes in digital marketing, PR, and content creation and brings over 8 years of marketing experience to the table. By blending her passion for real estate with her marketing expertise, Cristina writes informational articles about housing trends and also helps out real estate agents with educational pieces on how to better promote their business. You can reach Cristina at Cristina.Oprean@yardi.com
Francis is a Senior Marketing Writer at Point2 Homes who writes and edits various real estate pieces for the portal. His education includes a master’s degree from Edinburgh University in the language understanding/generation branch of artificial intelligence, and he spent four years studying linguistic ambiguity for his doctorate. In addition, his former periods of employment compiling corpora and writing technical manuals have also proved to be a good background for his current work. Francis can be reached at francis.chantree@yardi.com
Andra Hopulele is a Senior Real Estate Writer at Point2 Homes. With over seven years of experience in the field and a passion for all things real estate, Andra covers the impact of housing issues on our everyday lives. She writes about the financial implications of the new generations entering the housing market and about the challenges of homeownership. Her studies and articles have appeared in publications like REM Online, Yahoo Finance, Which Mortgage, and Le Quotidien. Andra can be reached at andra.hopulele@yardi.com
Vlad is an Online Marketing Specialist and a Point2 Homes contributor with a strong passion for real estate. He has 7 years of experience in the real estate industry prior to joining the Point2 Homes marketing team.
Initially working as a CSR, qualifying leads for leasing agents, Vlad gradually worked his way up the ladder and ultimately ended up working alongside property managers and their teams. His interaction with every level of the industry gave him a very good understanding of the real estate markets across North America.
He quickly developed a passion for sharing his knowledge and transitioned to coaching future agents about the ins and outs of the real estate world. And to this day, educational articles remain Vlad’s forte.
As a Point2 Homes contributor, he continues to write educational articles on online marketing for real estate professionals and new product announcements. Vlad can be reached at vlad.girboan@yardi.com.
Adrienn is a writer with a background in tourism that includes maintaining her own travel blog, writing for online publications and carrying out social media management for local businesses. She has over 4 years’ experience in writing about residential and commercial real estate trends in the USA and Canada for Point2 Homes, and has a particularly strong interest in environmentally friendly home design.
Eliza Theiss is a senior writer reporting real estate trends in the US. Her work has been cited by CBS News, Curbed, The Los Angeles Times, and Forbes among others. With an academic background in journalism, Eliza has been covering real estate since 2012. Before joining PropertyShark, Eliza was an associate editor at Multi-Housing News and Commercial Property Executive. Reach her at eliza.theiss@yardi.com
Cristian is a Search Engine Marketing Specialist and Point2 Homes contributor with a passion for writing. He specializes in educational articles for both professionals and consumers alike. Previously, he worked as a content producer for an e-learning app. Cristian can be reached at cristian.mois@yardi.com
Jody is an Interior Design writer for Point2 Homes, whose passion for beautiful living spaces is matched only by her love of writing. She is a Certified Color Consultant, e-Designer, and Home Stager. With an education in Advertising at the Algonquin College in Ottawa and over 20 years’ experience in the Publishing industry, Jody enjoys sharing design tips with her readers. She writes informative and entertaining pieces that offer helpful advice and ideas on everything from interior decorating to landscape design to home organization.

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