Tuesday, February 27, 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.

Portland Apartment Job Openings Half Of All Real Estate Sector Jobs

Portland Apartment Job Openings Half Of All Real Estate Sector Jobs

 Portland apartment job openings represent almost half of all the job openings in the real estate sector, according to a new report from the National Apartment Association (NAA). Portland and Denver, along with Raleigh, Kansas...
A Good Landlord’s Open Letter on Why He Is Getting Out of The Business

A Good Landlord’s Open Letter on Why He Is Getting Out of The Business

Here is one landlord’s open letter on why he’s getting out of the rental property business, and therefore no longer needs our newsletter. It is something he thought we should share with our readers. By...
Multifamily Rent Growth is tops in Phoenix in April according to Yardi Matrix report

Multifamily Rent Growth Remains Consistent

Multifamily rents were up a healthy 3.0 percent year-over-year in April and year-to-date, rents are up 0.8% across the U.S., according to the latest Yardi Matrix report on multifamily rent growth. “Multifamily rents continue to...
How To Avoid A Fair Housing Claim Over Source Of Income Discrimination

How To Avoid A Fair Housing Claim Over Source Of Income Discrimination

Potential source of income discrimination as more and more cities and states pass these types of fair housing laws is the topic this week of the Grace Hill training tip. By Ellen Clark  Many states and cities, including Seattle...
Mayor Says New “Renting in Seattle” Program to Provide Resources for Landlords and Renters

Mayor Says New “Renting in Seattle” Program to Provide Resources for Landlords and Renters

Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan has announced the official launch of Seattle’s new “Renting in Seattle” program, a centralized resource for renters and landlords to find information, services, and help with navigating the rules...
More Than One in Five Millennials Still Live With Parents

More Than One in Five Millennials Still Live With Parents

The number of millennials age 23 to 37 living with mom or both parents has more than doubled since 2001 from 6.8 million to 14.3 million, according to a Zillow® analysisi. Nearly 22% of American millennials...
Portland Rents Declined Moderately Over the Past Month

Portland Rents Declined Moderately Over the Past Month

Portland rents declined 0.3% in April, but have been relatively flat in comparison to the same time last year, according to the latest report from Apartment List. Currently, median rents in Portland stand at $1,130...
Seattle Among Most Sought-After Rental Markets in the U.S.

Seattle Among Most Sought-After Rental Markets in the U.S.

Seattle is among the most sought-after rental markets and joins Chicago, Los Angeles and Atlanta as the top markets in the United States that are the most popular among renters looking to relocate –...
Lake Oswego Mercantile Village Construction Underway

Lake Oswego Mercantile Village Construction Underway

Construction has started on the Lake Oswego project called Mercantile Village, a mixed-use project of 206 apartments, parking for over 550 cars and 50,000 square feet of destination retail, according to a release from...
Credit Bureau Report Reveals Pandemic’s Impact on Rental Industry

Return of Rent Control: New Research Shows Benefit of Decades-Old Affordable Housing Approach

As the return of rent control initiatives grow across the county, a new Columbia Business School study shows that expansion of rent control and traditional housing policies leads to greater access to affordable housing...