Rental Market Trends

This resource will help you understand the rental real estate market for different areas across the country including rent prices and new trends.

5 Reasons Why Newlyweds Should Rent an Apartment Instead of Buying It

If you’re just happily married to your partner, you might come across a dilemma of either renting an apartment or buying a house. This can be a pretty big decision considering that in either...

The Economic Implications of Rent Control

Since the housing crisis, the demand for affordable rental housing has skyrocketed as Americans have shifted from a homeownership mentality to a renter mentality.

Why Better Tenants Choose Single-Family Rentals

Property owners have been renting out homes for centuries since apartments were still curiosities and could be found only in the biggest cities.  However, in recent generations apartments have...

What is Driving a Favorable Market for Landlords?

Our friends at SmartMove conducted research on the state of the current rental market.  They surveyed nearly 669 landlords and put together an infographic that summarizes their major findings. 

Understanding Rent Control Effects on the Market

The effects of rent control on a local market entail a number of pros and cons. On the plus side, rent control contributes to the diversity of a city by ensuring people from a broader range of...

Understanding the Rental Market in Los Angeles

While California stays on top nationwide with the highest rent prices, cities like LA show positive dynamics for those who want to invest in the rental property.

Five Biggest Trends in Property Right Now

The real estate market continues to evolve and we keep seeing new trends emerging on a daily basis. However, there are also some trends that have been around for a while and it doesn’t seem like...

Understanding the Rental Market in San Francisco

Everyone will agree that SF Bay Area is among the best cities for entrepreneurs, but at the same time, it becomes more and more clear that you’ve got to be really wealthy to be able to rent in San...

Top 5 Cities for Rental Property Investment in 2019

Investing in rental properties can be a solid financial decision. But there are so many factors to consider. One major factor: Where should you buy?

Understanding the Rental Market in Chicago

In our post, we’ll try to make a comprehensive review of the Chicago long-term rental market, general trends, and highlight the best local neighborhoods of Chicago Metro Area. 

The Best Areas to Be a Rental Property Owner in the U.S. in the Fall

With autumn on the way, many people feel drawn to the Northeast and parts of the Midwest to experience the vibrant colors of the season.

Investing in Property? 4 Powerful Reasons You Need Real Estate Software

The United States real estate market is pegged at an astounding $16 trillion, with about 27% of Americans being active renters. With such huge numbers involved, it is no surprise that 89% of...

6 Things to Consider Before Buying a Rental Property

Are you ready to buy a new rental property? For some, it's an opportunity to make a fortune. However, like any other business, there are risks involved. If you want to make the jump before 2020,...

4 Steps to Becoming a Landlord

Are you thinking about investing in a rental property? If not, maybe you should be. Here’s why: In 2016, 65% of people 35 years old and under were renters rather than homebuyers. That’s up from the...

5 Raleigh Neighborhoods Where Rent is Increasing the Most

Known for its serene environment and being one of the leading technology hubs in the United States, the City of Raleigh hosts a cluster of renowned research centers and universities.

First Time Investor? Avoid These Beginner Mistakes

Plenty of people are interested in investing in real estate, but not everyone has the experience to guarantee success.

Becoming a Landlord? Why You Need an App

Did you know that over 25% of Americans rent their homes? Did you know that you can become a landlord, even if you don't entirely know what you are doing? If you want to get involved in real...

How to Set Rental Property Prices

Setting a rental property price is a difficult task for many landlords. You don’t want to price your rental property so low that you don’t make a profit, but you also don’t want to price it so high...

7 Rental Market Trends to Know for 2020

Today's landlords and property owners currently face a clash between rising rental demand, changing regulations, declining profits and a shortage of affordable homes. 

6 U.S. Rental Markets to Follow in 2020 (with Rent Reports)

What will rental markets in 2020 bring? Will property owners see more of the same, or are significant changes in store?

Understanding the Rental Market in Philadelphia

The city of brotherly love is one of the most expensive places to rent in the U.S. Last year, in line with the national trends, Philly's median home value and rent rose by a couple of points, while...

Is 2020 a Buyer or Seller’s Market for Real Estate Investors?

Despite a slight stumble last year, the American economy is still strong. With both unemployment rates and interest rates remaining low, now seems like a great time to start looking into rental...