Rent vs. Buy: A Unique Perspective

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Buying a home is one of the most important – and most expensive – decisions you will ever make in your life. No wonder so many Americans are hesitant to buy their own home, taking into consideration the high property prices, the sometimes unaffordable mortgages, and the state of the economy. Many smart people decide […]

Rent Control

Rent Control In California: How It Impacts Your Life

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If you live in California, you are probably getting annoyed with the entire rent control story. I mean, there has to be a cap on how high the rent can go, right? This growing financial burden has been protested, it has been appealed, reviewed and even criticized. Yet things seem to only be getting worse. […]

U.S. Markets: The Highest Price to Rent Ratios

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Whether you are a real estate investor looking to buy a rental property or someone deciding if it’s better to buy a home or rent a property, you need to know the price to rent ratio in your local housing market. Here we will not only introduce you to the price to rent ratio, what […]

National Apartment Report - May 2018

[New Report] Rent Decreases Accelerate Into Late Spring 2018

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While 2017 saw substantial one-bedroom apartment rent increases, the decline that began in February 2018 has accelerated as the May national median one-bedroom rent price has fallen by just over one percentage point, and is now $1,015, compared to $1,046 in January 2018. This represents the fourth straight month of declining prices. Although two-bedroom units […]