The demand for apartments remains strong and is likely to stay that way for the foreseeable future. A bruised housing market and sluggish economy have encouraged many people to choose renting over home ownership.CNBC, many in this group are young, professional women. These women are proving to be a driving force in the apartment living boom.
More than 70 percent of graduates are planning on moving to a new city once they say goodbye to their college campus and hello to corporate America.Nearly half of all students are most concerned about finding an apartment in the “right” neighborhood after graduation. Click on the infographic for more interesting insights into what post-grads want most in their next place.
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According the National Association of Realtors, 5 to 6 million families will become new renting households in the next 10 years.
Say goodbye to the stereotype of the frivolous college student who racks up debt and spends with abandon.Multifamily Executive, these students watched their families struggle with financial hardships like joblessness and upside-down mortgages. As a result, they are entering college intent on minimizing debt and stretching their rental dollars.
At Apartment Guide, we strive to help renters find the perfect apartment to fit their needs. Find your perfect apartment now! Besides having all the amenities you prefer, we know you want to locate a place that costs less, too. As you plan your summer move, we’ve identified the top cities where you can have more -- for less! We looked at our internal data for the cities with apartment listings that have the lowest rental rates for one and two bedroom units, yet also include top amenities and offerings, such as air conditioning, a laundry facility, a dishwasher, a fitness center and a pet-friendly building policy. These metros offer apartments with the perks that make a place feel like home. Click for the top ten cities where you can get the most bang for your apartment living buck this year.
The American Community Survey, released recently by the U.S. Census Bureau, revealed some of the significant ways that the Recession has affected Americans.Bloomberg analysis of the Census data shared, also noting that the “volume of domestic migration in the U.S. reached the highest level in five years.” The state of Florida saw some promising news, as new residents moved to the Sunshine State in notable numbers.
In a recovering economy, things can change in the blink of an eye.U.S. Census data from 2012 indicated that Americans were indeed on the move. It was a slight reversal from moving trends during the Recession.
Will you be settling into a new place in 2014? Congratulations! Transforming your new space into a home will surely be a priority this year. While decor trends do come and go, there are some basic ways to adorn your apartment - even on the tightest budget. Take a look at what Apartment Guide is forecasting in the coming year!
As the housing market improves, apartment communities are looking for new ways to attract renters – which means improvements to apartments around the country could be coming soon. According to a survey of 6,800 property managers conducted by Apartment Guide, 76 percent of those polled believe they need to give their properties a facelift if they want to keep renters. And to know where best to invest their dollars, landlords are turning to residents for advice – meaning online ratings and reviews provide important feedback not just for prospective tenants, but for property managers as well.