Rental Housing

Here you will find all of our articles with topics that cover rental housing.

Six Ways Single Family Renters Are Different

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The growing investor interest in the single family rental market understandably brings a lot of questions. Some of the most frequent ones we hear from clients and contacts are: “Who are the people renting these homes?” “Why are they doing …

Three Apartment Amenities To Increase Occupancy And Revenue

The recent growth in apartment construction is yielding some creative benefits for would-be renters. In an effort to appeal to a more diverse group, each amenity goes straight to the heart of lifestyle and often addresses problems that might have …

Booming Rental Markets

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The apartment market is strong. All of the large metropolitan areas in the US are seeing rent growth and declining vacancies, but location still matters. We recently completed our forecasts for 78 apartment markets across the country and we expect …

Rental Housing Boom Set to Explode

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Rental households comprise 34% of the housing stock, and are growing at the incredible rate of 1.6 million per year, while owned households are actually declining in number. This is an incredible surge in demand. In our summary of the …

A Generational Shift in the Making

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The housing market is carving out a bottom and renters are slowly starting to purchase homes again. As shown below, the percentage of apartment REIT renters moving out to purchase a home rose last quarter. That said, the move-out to …

Apartments to Benefit the Most from 3.4 million Units of Pent-Up Housing Demand

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We believe the apartment business is set to explode, with steadily rising rents and occupancy that will justify new construction. Here are the three primary reasons for the optimistic outlook: Pent-Up Demand: We recently calculated 3.4 million units of pent-up …

Apartments to Get a Double Dose of Demand: Jobs and Demographics

Rising Rents: Apartment conditions are improving around the country. Vacancies are falling, rents are rising. REIS reported that 77 of the 82 metro markets for which they collect data had positive first quarter absorption, 79 experienced an improved occupancy rate, …

The Apartment Market Has Room to Run

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The stars are aligning for an apartment boom. Other than housing affordability, all signs are pointing to a surge in rentals. Tighter lending standards, a shortage of consumers with a down payment, and strong demographics all point to rentals as …