Thursday, May 26, 2022

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.

The California Housing Speculation Act, AB 1771, would create a sliding scale of capital gains tax levies on anyone selling a home over a 7-year period

Watch Out, Investors! California is At It Again

By Kim Lisa Taylor We’re watching with interest and concern as Assembly Bill 1771 works its way through the California Legislature. Dubbed "The California Housing Speculation Act," the bill would create a sliding scale of...
How Much Apartment Space Can a Tenant Get for $1,500 a Month?

How Much Apartment Space Can a Tenant Get for $1,500 a Month?

Cities in the South and Midwest offer tenants the most apartment space for the money, with Wichita, Kansas leading the list of cities where you can rent the largest apartments on a budget of...
What is real estate syndication - a way to invest in real estate as a passive investor.

What is Real Estate Syndication?

What is real estate syndication - a way to invest in real estate as a passive investor. By Kim Lisa Taylor, Esq. If you have a self-directed IRA or substantial investment funds, you probably have considered...
Strong Occupancy Growth Continues To Boost Multifamily

Strong Occupancy Growth Continues To Boost Multifamily

Strong occupancy growth continued to boost multifamily in February as the market defied expectations, according to the latest report from Yardi Matrix. “Multifamily demand remained strong in February, as the industry prepares to enter the...

Not Everyone Loves Remote Work, Survey Says

More than 40 percent of workers are still working from home, but new survey data from Apartment List shows that not everyone loves remote work. “In our latest report, Not Everyone Loves the Remote Work Revolution,...
national rent growth and median rent

National Rent Growth Back On Upward Trajectory

After a few months of cool down, national rent growth is now back on an upward trend, according to the March report from Apartment List. The rent-growth gain of 0.6 percent in February month-over-month in...
Concerned About Pets At Your Rental Communities? Don’t Be Rental Housing Pets

Concerned About Pets At Your Rental Communities? Don’t Be

Are you concerned about pets at your rental communities, well don't be, because pet owner behavior creates most rental housing pet-related concerns from residents. By John Bradford  Apartment communities across the nation are making concerted efforts...
FCC Cracks Down on Apartment Broadband Revenue Sharing

FCC Cracks Down on Apartment Broadband Revenue Sharing

The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) in a ruling, criticized by many multifamily housing operators, says it is prohibiting revenue sharing agreements between broadband companies and apartment building owners, according to a release. “The Federal Communications...
Top 10 Metro Areas for Real Estate Development in Last 10 Years

Top 10 Metro Areas for Real Estate Development in Last 10 Years

Throughout the past decade, Texas metros acted as powerhouses of real estate development and construction, with Dallas and Houston taking the first two spots in the top 10 most active metros for new construction,...
No guns in my apartments can a landlord say that?

No Guns In My Apartments: Can A Landlord Say That And Put It In...

“No guns in my apartments” is again a point of discussion as the country struggles with gun violence in schools and other public places. How are landlords to decide whether to prohibit or allow...