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The Small Business Administration estimates that nearly half of all small businesses currently operating in the United States are classified as some type of home or apartment-based business. Downsizing related to a slowing economy, higher cost-of-living expenses, the desire to…

Apartment bedroom with world map on the wall

Squeezing your life into a tiny apartment, home, or condo can be a challenge, but you don’t have to sacrifice style or live knee-high in a sea of clutter. No matter how small, a space can be enjoyable and feel…

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If you love the finer things in life, dahling, naturally you want the poshest apartment you can find to match your luxurious lifestyle. Granite countertops, a doorman, tons of closet space, gorgeous views – these are all things you want in your life, and you won’t settle for anything less in your home. If this sounds like you, then you definitely belong in one of these top 10 metros with the most luxury apartments on ApartmentGuide.com. Read on to find out where you can live in the lap of luxury.

hottest suburbs

Watch out, big cities – the suburbs are coming for you. According to Census data and other housing reports, population growth in cities is starting to shift toward the suburbs. Since a large part of a city’s residents are usually renters, this means the rental market is booming in American cities located just outside major metro areas.

second quarter 2014 rent prices

[caption id="attachment_74810" align="aligncenter" width="605"]second quarter 2014 rent prices Source: ApartmentGuide.com[/caption] The median entry-level rent prices for the nation went up by 1.44 percent in the second quarter of 2014, according to Apartment Guide data. As of April 1, 2014, the nationwide median entry-level rent price was $765; it had increased to $776 by June 30. The data reflect a trend in rising rental rates that has been going on for several years. According to the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, rent prices went up by 4 percent nationwide between 2011 and 2012. This is well above the national inflation rate, which is 1.5 percent.

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