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Decreasing Apartment Size

Apartment Size is Decreasing: Does it Matter?

As new apartment buildings are built, the units on the inside are changing drastically. Since 2006, the national apartment size average has been slowly decreasing. So far in 2017, the average size of an apartment has been recorded at 889 square feet, which represents a 9% reduction compared to those built in 2006. Surprisingly, even though the amount of space offered to tenants is shrinking, the occupancy rate ofRead more
Backcasting and trend analysis

Backcasting: Analyzing the Past for the Future of Real Estate

You may be unfamiliar with the term backcasting, but if you’ve been in the real estate industry in any way shape or form for even just a month, you’re bound to have heard about real estate cycles. Cycles are evident in every form of real estate – commercial and residential, big and small. Nearly every aspect of real estate is cyclical in some way, whether it’s the price ofRead more
Smart home

Smart Homes in the Rental Market

We are currently living in a world with smartphones, smart cars, smart televisions and now; smart homes. Even though the smart home market is still in it’s embryonic stage, people are actually adopting this technology more rapidly than originally imagined. So quickly that we are already seeing the next step in this evolution of real estate: smart apartments. Market Creation Millennials are now the largest living generation, surpassing babyRead more
Generation Z looking out

Renting to a New Generation: Are You Ready?

The apartment industry has been obsessing over millennials for years. And for good reason.  Millennials are responsible for the recent, drastic increase in rental housing demand. But believe it or not, there’s already a new generation on the way. Generation Z or the “iGeneration” will be moving out and into the workforce starting in 2017. The iGeneration hasn’t been precisely defined yet, but it roughly consists of individuals whoRead more
White House

What the Trump Tax Cuts Mean for Small and Mid-Sized Landlords

Wednesday afternoon, April 26th, the Trump administration released a first draft of its proposed tax reform plan.  The outline includes a considerable corporate tax cut of 15% applicable to all businesses – from mom-and-pop local retail stores to large conglomerates. The rate shift is the big headline and is of course significant to any landlord operating under one or more LLC’s; however, there is an additional item contained inRead more

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