Rental Housing

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

Taking Stock: Single-Family Rental is Here to Stay

Single-family homes now comprise 35% of all rentals and 11% of all households. Source: U.S. Census Bureau; John Burns Real Estate Consulting estimates What’s driving demand? From 2005 to 2012, single-family rental homes grew 1.7% per year, primarily due to: …

The Boomerang Veers Off Course

Of the 5.3 million households who lost their home to a foreclosure or short sale from 2007 to 2013, we believe that: 889,000 have already repurchased a home. 1.6 million will be stuck renting for at least the next seven …

Rent or Buy?

John Burns was on Fox Business News recently alongside MBA’s Chief Economist, Jay Brinkman, discussing single-family renters and current trends in homeownership.   Watch the latest video at foxnews.com Watch the video.

Raise The Yellow Flag: Apartment Construction Now A Concern In Many Markets

Apartment builders continue to feverishly build to capitalize on rising rental rates and favorable demographics, but construction is reaching danger levels in some markets. Uniquely Competitive Environment With homeownership costs at the lowest levels in decades and a surge in …

Prospective Buyers Will Lease-To-Own When Given The Option

At RSI’s The New House community in Beaumont, CA (Riverside-San Bernardino MSA), future residents can choose to: Buy for $1,576 per month Rent for $1,700 per month Lease-to-Own for $2,015 per month More than 30% of customers are choosing the …

Apartment Experts Sound Off On The Future

Speaking at a recent conference, John and a panel of apartment experts share their thoughts on the current and future state of the apartment market.   If you have any questions, please contact John Burns at (949) 870-1210 or by …

Apartment Construction Booming!

There are 44 metro areas which will double their multifamily construction this year. Among the major markets, the growth is staggering: The Boom Has Just Begun Despite the boom, many of these markets are far from their peak levels of …

Six Ways Single Family Renters Are Different

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 …