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Buy/Rent Breakeven: How Much Time Ya' Got?
July 10, 2015
The decision to buy a home or rent is very personal, and depends heavily on your distinct social circumstances and financial...
February Market Reports: Slower and Steadier
March 26, 2015
In February, the U.S. median home value was $178,700, up 4.9 percent from February 2014. February represents the first...
Rental Vacancy: No Rooms for Rent
March 11, 2015
Nationally, the rental vacancy rate dropped from 8.2 percent at the end of 2013 to 7 percent at the end of 2014. The...
The Rent is Still Too Damn High – And Getting Higher
February 19, 2015
January’s fastest growing rental markets included Denver, Kansas City, Nashville, Portland and Charlotte. U.S. rents...
Americans paid $441 billion in rent in 2014
December 30, 2014
America’s 41 million renter households spent $441 billion on rent in 2014, up 4.9 percent from 2013 due to the combination...
Large Multi-Family Buildings: Bright, Shiny, New…and Affordable?
November 24, 2014
New things tend to be more expensive than old things—new cars, new computers, new spouses and new homes (of course, after...
The Rent is Too Damn High*
April 15, 2014
Rapidly rising rents and stagnant incomes have made renting an expensive proposition across the country. Nationally, renters...
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