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Matrix Monthly – April 2018

Multifamily rents in the U.S. performed strongly in April, rising $4 to $1,377, according to a survey of 127 markets by Yardi® Matrix. Rents have increased by $10 in the last two months, a year-over-year gain of 2.4% and the … 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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Prices Keep Rising for Apartment Properties, Forcing Investors into Smaller Markets

Investors keep looking for apartment buildings to buy at good prices. The search is leading them to smaller properties in smaller markets. “Things continue to be very good in multifamily,” says John Sebree, national director of the national multi housing group … Continue reading

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Millennials Spend About $93,000 on Rent by The Time They Hit 30

We all know Millennials. They’re the resourceful, creative youngsters who grew up with the latest technology and who are big fans of music festivals and avocado toast. Known as a generation of renters, many Millennials find renting more affordable and … Continue reading

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Small Buildings Still Dominate Apartment Renter Shares

While a majority of apartment renters continue to live in small properties, renter growth in this property class is facing headwinds from large asset oversupply and rental incentives. Distribution of U.S. Renters Across Property Types In our recent blog, we … Continue reading

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Explaining High Apartment Returns

Over the last three decades, apartments have become a recognized and desired asset class among real estate investors, both domestic and foreign. One reason for the investor interest is that apartment returns have outperformed other property-types. While the underlying characteristics … Continue reading

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Renovations Done Right

Renovations may be common in today’s multifamily industry, but that doesn‘t mean they’re easy to pull off. With the development of new multifamily communities soaring in markets across the country, many apartment owners are finding that renovations are necessary to … Continue reading

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