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Multifamily Markets Continue To Show Rent Growth

Multifamily Markets Continue To Show Rent Growth

Multifamily markets showed record-breaking year-over-year rent growth nationally in April, according to the latest report from Yardi Matrix. “All Top 30 markets had positive month-over-month rent growth last month, the first time that has occurred...
The New American Dream Is A Dog-Friendly Home

The New American Dream Is A Dog-Friendly Home

Dogs have truly become a part of American families, so it follows that they factor heavily into moving decisions—and may even be a catalyst for them as the new American dream is a dog-friendly home. According...
How Will Remote Work Affect Housing After the Pandemic?

How Will Remote Work Affect Housing After the Pandemic?

One in four American workers expect that they will continue to have either partial or complete remote-work flexibility after the pandemic, and a majority believe that remote work flexibility will have an impact on...
Denver Passes Law Requiring Rental Housing Inspections, Landlord Licenses

Denver Passes Law Requiring Rental Housing Inspections, Landlord Licenses

The Denver City Council has passed a law requiring rental-housing inspections and licenses for landlords beginning next year, according to reports. Rental housing inspections will be required every four years. Before receiving a license, landlords...
Federal Agencies Warn Large Landlords About Tenants’ Pandemic Protections

Federal Agencies Warn Large Landlords About Tenants’ Pandemic Protections

Two federal agencies have issued letters warning large landlords, who collectively own more than two million housing units, of federal protections in place to keep tenants in their homes and stop the spread of...
A Bright Outlook For Suburban Rental Housing

A Bright Outlook For Suburban Rental Housing

The tight housing supply and rising costs will delay many renters from transitioning to homeowners, providing a bright outlook for suburban rental housing, according to Marcus & Millichap  in their most recent research brief. Suburban...
Rent prices National Rent Index Shows Largest Jump in April Since 2017

Rent Prices Show Largest Jump in April Since 2017

Rent prices are continuing to rebound with the national index up by 1.9 percent month-over-month in April, “the biggest monthly jump in our national index since the start of our estimates in 2017, breaking...
A HomeVestors franchise has moved from ugly houses to an ugly apartment complex makeover in partnership with the city of San Bernardino

HomeVestors Renovates Dilapidated Multifamily Project

A HomeVestors franchise has moved from ugly houses to an ugly apartment complex makeover in partnership with the city of San Bernardino, according to a release. The franchise completed a dramatic $2 million makeover on...
5 Trends Shaping the Future of Rental Housing After the Pandemic

5 Trends Shaping the Future of Rental Housing After the Pandemic

There are five trends witnessed during the pandemic that will be shaping the future of rental housing and apartments for years to come, according to National Apartment Association (NAA) President and CEI Bob Pinnegar. “The...
Steep Multifamily Occupancy Declines An Urban Phenomenon

Steep Multifamily Occupancy Declines An Urban Phenomenon

Multifamily performance has rebounded quickly from the pandemic slowdown, with the exception of occupancy declines in properties in urban gateway metro submarkets, Yardi Matrix says in a recent report. “According to a study of 78,000...