Photo of Dennis Cisterna “There are still a number of markets where prices have not increased as dramatically,” says Cisterna.

DENVER—In the single-family rental market, a common perception is that there are the grand-scale institutional players such as Colony Starwood and Invitation Homes with portfolios in the thousands, and then there are strictly local investors who account for the majority of activity in this sector. Dennis Cisterna, chief revenue officer for Investability Real Estate, has a different view. The Denver-based online marketplace is intended to provide small investors access to the data that can help them make decisions on SFR buying opportunities outside their immediate operating areas. spoke with Cisterna about why SFR investment on a wider-ranging, although not necessarily larger, scale can make sense.