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.

Cities Having the Best Rent Deals So Far in 2018


The following are some of the best cities for rentals that won’t eat up your entire paycheck each month.

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.

4 Tips on How to Find The Cheapest Place to Rent in Berkeley, California


We’ve got 4 important tips that you’ll want to consider when looking for a student place to rent in Berkeley. Trust us, you’ll thanks us later!

Understanding The Unusual State Of Real Estate In New York City


It’s turning New York from a seller’s dream to a buyer’s heaven, so now might just be the time for you to leap in and find that amazing property which you’ve always dreamed of but never dared to...

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?

2019 Rents in Top 25 U.S. Cities


Median 2-Bedroom Rents in the 25 Best Places to Live in the United States.

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...

Should You Buy a New Rental Property Before 2020? 6 Things to Consider


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...

Rentometer Snapshots For Popular United State Metros


We used our Rentometer Pro tool to take a snapshot of current rents for 2-bedroom apartments in selected neighborhoods across the United States.

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.