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Family in new apartment home::The popularity of apartment living is growing with a wide variety of renters at all income levels, ages and stages of life.

Changing the Perception of Apartment Living

The popularity of apartment living is growing with a wide variety of renters at all income levels, ages and stages of life. By Debbie Willis Negative perceptions about renters and landlords have been around for ages. ...
renter preferences survey

Renter Preferences Survey Report Shows The Future Is Remote Work

The 2022 renter preferences survey report shows that renters have been on the move over the past 18 months and clearly seek more space in their living arrangements. And, more telling is that a quarter...
Multifamily rents have defied expectations and kept climbing as asking prices rose $15 in April, an all-time high Yardi Matrix reports

Multifamily Rents Defy Expectations And Keep Climbing

Multifamily rents have defied expectations and kept climbing as asking prices rose $15 in April, an all-time high, as weakening U.S. economic growth has not stopped multifamily rents, according to the latest Yardi Matrix...
The green resident wave is coming to the multifamily industry as environmentally conscious residents begin to dominate the leasing market.

The Green Resident Wave Is Coming Are You Ready?

The green resident wave is already bearing down on the multifamily industry as more environmentally conscious residents begin to dominate the leasing market. By Regan Hartley Environmental measures have faced slow adoption in the multifamily industry....
Portland rents increased again in April for the third straight month and are up by 7.5 percent year-over-year, according to the latest report from Apartment List.

Portland Rents Increase For Third Straight Month

Portland rents increased again in April for the third straight month and are up by 7.5 percent year-over-year, according to the latest report from Apartment List. With the 0.2 percent increase in April, median rents...
National rent growth continued upward with a national index increase of 0.9 percent over the course of April, according to Apartment List.

National Rent Growth Continues Up 0.9 Percent in April

National rent growth continued upward with a national index increase of 0.9 percent over the course of April, according to the latest report from Apartment List. While rents are growing more slowly than they did...
Four Market Fundamentals That Will Affect Your Rental Properties in 2022

Four Market Fundamentals That Will Affect Your Rental Properties in 2022

Here are four market fundamentals that will impact your rental properties in 2022, from inflation to changing work patterns and more. By Joan Rohrer Founder and President, JMR Company, Inc. It has been a difficult few years...
The top photo is our friends at Rodda Paint Wednesday morning as the event gets underway. Dawn and the Rodda team excited to get back to in person events.

Back In Person At Washington Multi-Family Housing Association’s Education Conference

We are finally back live and in-person at events after several years of missing seeing our friends and associates. We were live on Wednesday, April 20, at the Washington Multi-Family Housing Association EdCon 2022...
Rent growth hit a record high for the first quarter, according to Yardi Matrix, as multifamily rents surged again in March.

Multifamily Has Strong First Quarter But Economy Concerns Remain

Rent growth hit a record high for the first quarter, according to Yardi Matrix, as multifamily rents surged again in March. However, concerns about the economy going forward show the potential for headwinds to rent...
Even though rents are growing more slowly than in 2021, national rent growth was picking up in March as rents were up 0.8 percent over the previous month, according to the latest report from Apartment List.

National Rent Growth Picking Up Steam After Winter Cooldown

Even though rents are growing more slowly than in 2021, national rent growth was picking up in March as rents were up 0.8 percent over the previous month, according to the latest report from...