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 Foreclosure Generation And What Will Happen To Homeownership

What John Burns Real Estate Consulting calls "The Foreclosure Generation" has gone from four percent above traditional homeownership levels to now seven percent below normal homeownership levels all because they were buying their first...

Will Urban Growth Continue And Could Rural Living Make A Comeback?

The big trend of urban growth and Millennials and others moving to the urban city centers is well documented. But could the ease and low cost of rural living make a comeback now with the...

A Coming Slowdown In The Ability Of Landlords To Raise Rents?

Landlords will not be able to keep increasing rental rates, according to several market forecasters, as rents have peaked in many markets and there are thousands of new apartment units coming on the market...

Dupre & Scott Video Report: Apartment Price Trends and.. The Skew of the New

Apartment Price Trends and... The Skew of the NewLast week we talked about apartment price trends by submarket and commented that price trends are distorted, at least to some degree, by the addition of...
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What’s The No. 1 Cause Of Financial Stress For Tenants?

Your tenants are facing the highest financial stress rate in the past five years according to a new study from a personal financing and consumer banking site.While you hear about the high cost of...

We Are Tired of “Sharing” Our Parents’ Spare Bedroom!

As a member of the "Sharing" generation, Mike Willinger takes on the difficulty of understanding the generational definitions of Millenials, Baby Boomers and Gen X. Those definitions are really too broad for those trying to...

How Are Renters Finding Your Apartments?

How are renters finding your apartments? How much are they using different internet listing services for apartments to do it? Are the internet listing services good or are they becoming dinosaurs?By John TriplettRental Housing...

Remodeling Contractors Have Never Had It So Good: What’s Going On?

Remodeling is booming across the country.Fewer and fewer homes are available for sale forcing more people to rent.Why is this trend happening and what does it mean for the rental housing industry?By Todd TomalakJohn...

Under The Radar Apartment Markets That Are Strong Performers

Under The Radar Apartment Markets That Are Strong PerformersWhere can you still find affordable apartments in cities with good economic growth and jobs?A new study out has found several “under the radar” smaller metros...

Two Older West Phoenix Apartments Sold for $6.2 Million

Two West Phoenix apartments sold recently as the trend toward selling older apartment complexes as rents rise has continued.Colliers International Phoenix Office website confirms this trend saying sales velocity spiked in the second quarter, with...