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Are Renter Roommates Doubling Up or Un-Doubling?

Approximately 43.7 million renter households existed in the U.S. in 2015 (the latest data available), according to the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey — about 37% of all households. Of those, 20.7 million are “nonfamily” households which may contain only … Continue reading

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Global Investors Bypass Gateway Cities For Better Returns

Concerns about Brexit, the future of the European Union and the Chinese economy keep investors flocking to the U.S. for stability, but high prices in core markets are causing foreign buyers to look for better returns elsewhere. Gateway cities such as New York, Los … Continue reading

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Q2 2017 Apartment Cap Rate Trends

Although the Fed raised its overnight borrowing rate by 25 basis points in December, March and then in June – apartment cap rates have barely registered a change. In fact, the mean apartment cap rate fell 30 basis points in … Continue reading

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U.S. Needs 4.6M New Apartments by 2030

Delayed marriages, an aging population and international immigration are increasing a pressing need for new apartments, to the tune of 4.6 million by 2030, according to a new study commissioned by the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) and the National Apartment … 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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Single-Family Housing Supply Falls to Record Low, Tight Market Strengthens Apartment Demand

Wage growth and rising household formation are generating healthy demand for housing. The for-sale market is stuck in neutral, however, as tight supply, rising mortgage rates and upward pressure on existing home prices have muted growth. Limited for-sale inventory and … Continue reading

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Luxury Apartment Boom Looks Set to Fizzle

America’s luxury-apartment craze is coming to an end. Landlords of upscale properties in cities across the U.S. are bracing for rough conditions in 2017 that will likely force them to slash rents and offer deep concessions, including as many as … Continue reading

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