[National Report] February 2019 Rent Prices: Can We Identify an Early Trend?

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As we wrapped up 2018, we concluded that we had seen a less than exciting year with basically flat rent prices. We’ve received fresh February 2019 rent stats, so let’s look at what’s happening now. In February, both median one-bedroom and two-bedroom units posted increases. One-bedrooms rose from January’s $1,035 median to $1,040 in February, […]

November Rent Report

[NATIONAL REPORT] Are U.S. Rent Prices Officially Stable?

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2018 has seen rent prices meander as July showed the beginning of a trend toward higher prices, but October brought a halt to that. Our November report shows that one-bedroom units were basically flat with a statistically insignificant .08 percent fall — a median rent decrease of only one dollar from October to November. Two-bedroom […]

[NATIONAL REPORT] Have Rent Prices Stabilized Nationwide?

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We previously indicated that in July, the 2018 rent decrease trend had reversed, and we watched that continue into September. Our October rent report for 2018 brings us different news, however, as median national one-bedroom units decreased a possibly insignificant .2 percent but decreased nevertheless. Two-bedroom units posted a more interesting 2.7 percent loss as […]

Houston, Texas Apartments

The Most Affordable Houston Neighborhoods

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Any one of us who has been on a hunt for an apartment knows that the price of the monthly rent is the most important factor to consider. Of course, safety, access to services and amenities, infrastructure, distance to work, general atmosphere, etc. are all important indicators which factor in our decision to a certain […]