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  • Hey students, can you afford to live here?

    RentCafé lists the most affordable rental markets for students
    Student renters are suffocating under more than $1.5 trillion worth of student loan debt. In order to determine which rental markets offer them the most affordable prices, RentCafé compiled a list of the 100 most affordable metros near universities. Find out which campuses made the top 5.
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  • These are the most affordable rental markets

    Majority of top affordable metros located in inland markets
    A new report by Zillow reveals the country’s most affordable rental markets, measuring affordability by the amount of income that renters need to set aside for monthly payments. According to the company's research, these are the five most affordable rental markets.
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  • Renters are renewing their leases more than ever before

    Rents rise, but people still choose to stay in their apartment
    Despite rents continuing to rise throughout much of 2018, renters are choosing to remain in the same apartment more than they ever have before, even if their rent goes up. In fact, a new report from RealPage shows that apartment resident retention (renters electing to renew their lease after its initial term expires) hit an all-time high last year.
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  • Home prices are rising faster than wages in 80% of U.S. markets

    New ATTOM report shows renting is cheaper option in the majority of metros
    Climbing home prices and less than significant increases in wage growth have contributed to renting becoming a more affordable option for Americans, according to ATTOM Data Solutions' latest Rental Affordability Report. In fact, ATTOM points out that home prices are rising faster than wages in 80% of U.S. markets.
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  • Here’s what rents did in all 50 states in 2018

    Which states rose and which fell? Here’s your answer
    As we’ve now officially crossed over to 2019, we can take a full look back at what happened in the multifamily industry in the year that just passed. A recent report showed U.S. renters paid a record $504.4 billion in rent in 2018. But what did rents do on a state-by-state basis? And what about on an apartment-type basis? Here are your answers.
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  • Here’s what renters are really looking for in their next apartment

    Search trends reveal the things renters really care about
    Surely one of the top questions for any landlord or property developer is what do renters really want in their next apartment? What matters to them? What do they care about? For the most part, answering that question is probably a guessing game. Well, maybe not anymore. Newly released data from RENTCafé and Yardi Matrix provides insight into what renters truly want, based on the one place they can’t really lie about – their search history.
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  • Apartments are getting smaller but costing more. What gives?

    Average apartment size has fallen by 5% in 10 years, while prices have risen
    Depending on which report you believe, rents are either slightly falling or just hit another all-time high. Regardless of whether rent is still going up nationwide, one thing is certain: Rents have gone up significantly over the last 10 years. Given that increase, one might think that renters are getting more for their money in the form of larger apartments, right? Wrong.
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