News And Trends

At News & Trends you will find trends in rents, real estate sales, apartment development, the economy at large and property management and investing industry matters.

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...
Property Management Jobs Most in Demand in First Quarter in apartment job postings by the National Apartment Association

Property Management Jobs Most in Demand in First Quarter

Property management jobs for professionals were the most sought-after jobs during the first quarter of 2021, according to the latest jobs report from the National Apartment Association. The National Apartment Association Education Institute (NAAEI) report...
Multifamily Market Growth Starts 2021 With a Strong First Quarter of rent growth especially in Phoenix

Multifamily Market Growth Starts 2021 With a Strong First Quarter

While some weakness remains, the multifamily market is coming out of one of the strongest first quarters in years with rent growth nationally up 0.8 percent for the quarter, according to the March Yardi...