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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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MPF Takes a Closer Look at the Nation’s Busiest Apartment Construction Submarkets

MPF Research, the market intelligence division of RealPage, has highlighted the ten US construction submarkets that have seen the highest growth in new apartment supply since 2012 in their “Nation’s 10 Busiest Submarkets For Apartment Construction” blog post series, which … Continue reading

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Apartment Renewal Rates Hit 10-Year High

The apartment industry reached a 10-year high in lease-renewal rates in February, a new report from MPF Research shows. Last month, 55.1% of expiring leases were renewed. MPF’s analysis of lease transactions from its parent company, RealPage, reveals that February … 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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Empty-Nesters Flock to Apartment Living

Young adults ages 22 to 30—those “Millennials” who are a target demographic for many of the new apartment properties hitting the market—are likely to be in their first or second post-college home away from their parents. But it’s becoming more … Continue reading

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