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The Apartments at Quarterside in Charlotte, NC

At the recent No Place Like Home Conference in Anaheim, Calif., more than 230 leaders in urban development discussed the future of housing and made some predictions for the future. Joel Kotkin, author of The Next Hundred Million: America in 2050, believes that “the suburb of the future may well resemble more of a self-sufficient village than a prototypical suburb of the 1950s.” So what would a self-sufficient apartment village look like?

Apartment Guide is making news with findings about the housing habits of recent post-graduates.

Apartment Guide is making news with findings about the housing habits of recent post-graduates. You'll find Apartment Guide in the news with new findings about the housing habits of recent post-graduates. New grads are “following the money” to the top…

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woman in apartment-Lucky Business-edited 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. According to a recent report from CNBC, many in this group are young, professional women. These women are proving to be a driving force in the apartment living boom.

New high-def images add clarity to apartment search.

High-Definition Photo, Video, Floor Plan and Panoramic Imagery Augment Search; Drive Leads

New high-def images add clarity to apartment search.

ATLANTA (March 27, 2013) -- PRIMEDIA, the parent company of Apartment Guide, Rent.com, and Rentals.com today launches the industry's first HD Image Pack™, providing a more visual and comprehensive search experience.  Powered by premium high-definition media, the HD Image Pack caters to consumers' desire for visuals and represents a sizeable investment by PRIMEDIA to ensure that its customers' listings are optimized to engage consumers and drive leads. The introduction of this HD content enhances Apartment Guide, Rent.com and Rentals.com listings and solidifies the brand as the most complete and trusted source of information for prospective renters looking to discover the ideal place to live.

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With slide navigation and a sleek new look, the Apartment Guide iPhone app version 5.0 will make your apartment search easy and fun.
You have custom furniture, clothing and smartphone cases; why not customize your apartment search? It’s easy with the new Apartment Guide app for iPhone version 5.0. With support for iOS6 and iPhone 5, a fresh look and feel, slide navigation, map-based searches and a feature that allows you to easily keep track of apartments you’ve contacted, the redesigned iPhone mobile app allows you to receive customized results like never before. As always, you can search thousands of updated-daily apartments for rent, view photos and floor plans, select amenities to help you find the ideal place to live and call or email properties you’re interested in, right from the app. Once you select one or a few places you like, your phone’s GPS feature and the app will provide driving directions for how to get there so you can check them out in person.

This article was original published in the November 2011 edition of UNITS magazine, a publication of the National Apartment Association (NAAHQ.org) and written by Greg Willett Economic indicators seem to be flashing signs of continued improvement for the apartment industry in…