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The U.S. Apartment Sector Would Continue to Remain Strong Even in a Recession

In the current cycle, property fundamentals are strong enough to withstand a shock to the system. Even if there is an economic downturn in the near future, the apartment sector is likely to hold up, according to industry experts. “Apartments … Continue reading

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Demographics, Socioeconomics Driving Multifamily Housing Demand

Demographic and socioeconomic factors contributed to significant increases in demand for U.S. rental housing, reported Clarion Partners, New York. The U.S. housing market is increasingly becoming a “renter nation,” Clarion Partners Managing Director and Head of Investment Research Tim Wang … Continue reading

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A Look at WalletHub’s Top 20 Markets for Renters

Arizona dominated the list with eight of the top 20 markets coming in that state. WalletHub recently published a study comparing more than 180 rental markets based on 22 key measures of attractiveness to generate a list of the best … Continue reading

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How to Find Continued Value in Apartment Acquisitions

The stability, durability and continued capital flows into multifamily investing permeate today’s headlines, with industry pundits believing apartments to be the most popular product type with real estate investors in 2018, second only to industrial. Mixed signals abound among varying markets, and … Continue reading

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Forbes: Atlanta No. 3 U.S. city poised to become tech mecca

Atlanta could soon become one of the world’s most elite tech cities. According to a new report from Forbes, Atlanta is the No. 3 American city poised to become one of tomorrow’s tech meccas. “Craving relocation to the East Coast? … Continue reading

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Texas Economic Indicators

The Texas economy strengthened in October. The state posted strong job gains, and the unemployment rate fell to a record low. Firms responding to the Dallas Fed’s Texas Business Outlook Surveys reported accelerating growth in production, revenue and sales as … Continue reading

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The Features That Are Increasing Your Rent

Picking the right apartment is an important life decision. For most, that means finding the right balance between location, space, and affordability. As housing continues to take up more and more of the average American’s income, understanding the value you’re … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek: New active-adult community to open north of Houston

Del Webb, a national brand of Atlanta-based homebuilder PulteGroup Inc.(NYSE: PHM), is set to open a new active-adult community north of Houston. The longtime Arizona-based developer will hold a grand opening April 2 for Del Webb The Woodlands, located about … Continue reading

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What Millennials Want

50% The share of millennials who are renters; among the remainder, 26% own a home and 21% live with family. $925 The median monthly rent millennials are paying. The share of millennial renters has increased from 37% in 2010 to … Continue reading

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Consolidation Intensifies in Multifamily Industry

Scot Sellers had built Archstone-Smith into one of the biggest, most admired apartment companies in the land. But, when an offer came in to buy the company, the first thing  he had to do was step back. “As the CEO … Continue reading

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