Friday, June 21, 2024

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.

Rent prices continued to climb for the third month in a row, and while rent increases were modest and sluggish, further increases could stall

Rent Prices Continue To Climb For Third Month

Rent prices continued to climb for the third month in a row, and while rent increases were modest and sluggish, further increases could stall, Apartment List says in its May report. The rental market is...
Is surge in built-for-rent single-family homes – with corporate ownership that resembles multifamily housing - good for housing long-term?

Is Surge in Built-for-Rent Single-Family Homes Good?

The surge in built-for-rent single-family homes – many with corporate ownership that resembles multifamily housing - have experts split on the long-term housing implications of this trend, according to a report from Apartment List. “Single-family...
Rent changes should be modest for the rest of 2024 due to the imbalanced relationship between supply and demand

Rent Changes Should Be Modest For Rest Of 2024

Rent changes should be modest for the rest of 2024 due to the imbalanced relationship between supply and demand, says the rental platform Zumper in its latest National Rent Report. The report covers 100 cities nationwide,...
3 ways to take a look at your rental property portfolio if you feel stuck in your current situation as a housing provider.

3 Ways to Take a New Look at Your Property Portfolio

3 ways to take a look at your rental property portfolio if you feel stuck in your current situation as a housing provider. By Scot Aubrey Have you ever looked at your life as a housing...
To improve rent collection, it is crucial to sidestep traditional concessions and get residents on board with technologies to help.

The Changing Economy and Its Impact on Rent Collection

In the current economy with its impact on rent collection, it is crucial to sidestep traditional concessions and get residents on board with technologies that align with multiple business objectives. By Andrew Ruhland Rents are stagnant,...
The multifamily market produced encouraging rent gains in March, its strongest performance in 20 months, writes Yardi Matrix.

Multifamily Shows Good Early Rent Gains In 2024

The multifamily market produced encouraging rent gains in March, its strongest performance in 20 months, writes Yardi Matrix in the March Multifamily Report. “The market appears to be settling into normal seasonal patterns, as demand...
More and more Americans are renters by choice as the modern American Dream involves renting rather than the desire to own a home.

For Many, The Modern American Dream Involves Renting

More and more Americans are renters by choice as the modern American Dream involves renting rather than the desire to own a home. By Virginia Love While the American Dream might have included various components throughout...
How to avoid the pitfalls of centralizing multifamily operations involves putting in place strategies to keep some personal touch

How To Avoid The Pitfalls Of Centralizing Multifamily Operations

How to avoid the pitfalls of centralizing multifamily operations involves putting in place strategies to keep some personal touch in place plus risk mitigation. By Mike Branam  Multifamily property managers are increasingly turning to centralization as...
The median rent in Salt Lake City rose by 0.4% over the course of March, as Salt Lake City rent growth in 2024 is pacing similar to last year

Salt Lake City Rents Up Slightly In March

The median rent in Salt Lake City rose by 0.4% over the course of March, as Salt Lake City rent growth in 2024 is pacing similar to last year, according to the Apartment List...

Rental Market Begins To Pull Out Of Slow Season

National rent prices ticked up 0.6% in March, the second consecutive monthly increase following six straight months of rent declines, as the rental market begins to pull out of the slow season, Apartment List...