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.

Price increases and slower wage growth hurt housing affordability

A newly released affordability report shows 24 percent of the county housing markets in the U.S. are now less affordable than their historic norms due to price increases and slower wage growth based on...

5 Phases Of The Housing Market And Where Are We Now?

Right now, where are we are in the housing cycle compared to a typical nine-ninning baseball game?This is the question John Burns Real Estate Consulting gets asked most often. So the company’s director of research takes on...

Which Cities Are Most Popular for All-Cash Buyers?

Many cash buyers decide to buy properties outright to circumvent high-interest financing and reap the best profits possible.Despite conventional interest rates nearing historic lows, even home buyers with enough savings see the financial benefit of...

Seattle Firm Buys 432-Unit Arizona Apartment Complex For $55 Million

A Seattle firm has purchased the 432-unit Arches at Hidden Creek apartment complex in Chandler, Arizona for $55 million, the company said in a release.Security Properties, a Seattle-based real estate investment, development, and operating...

What Is The Most Popular Word In Rental Listings In Your State?

People looking for an apartment rental, or a single-family home, respond more quickly to certain words in your ads, depending on which state they live in, according to a study from Zillow.So when landlords or...

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...