Rents

Employment Gains Push Rents Up

July 23rd, 2018
Driven by employment growth, the cost of a single-family rental rose 2.9 percent year-over-year, according to the April CoreLogic Single-Family Rent Index (SFRI). Rents have risen for the past eight years, but have been decelerating since February 2016, when they...

Half of Homes Past Pre-Recession Values

July 31st, 2018
Half of the homes—50.4 percent—in the nation are past their peaks prior to the recession, with 21 of the 35 largest markets at the milestone value, according to the June Zillow® Real Estate Market Report. Based on the Zillow Home...

Cost of Homeownership Increases 3 Times the Price of Renting

September 5th, 2018
With affordability draining quickly, the gap is growing between the amount of buyers with a desire to purchase, and the amount of buyers who actually can. According to an analysis newly released by realtor.com®, the cost of homeownership has increased...

Rents Stir Up to Sustainable Trend

July 5th, 2018
Appreciation heated up on rentals this spring, with the May median monthly rent totaling $1,440, an increase of 2.1 percent year-over-year, according to the May Zillow® Real Estate Market Report. Last May, the increase in median rent was 0.7 percent....

Changing Demand for Rentals Strains Supply

December 19th, 2017
Demand for rentals is still strong—but what does it look like today, a decade after the recession? According to America’s Rental Housing Report, recently released by the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University, demand is evolving. In the...

As 2017 Ended, Rents Rose

January 6th, 2018
The median national rent rose toward the end of 2017, contrary to the predominant trend for the year, according to the November Zillow® Real Estate Market Report. The gain, 2.4 percent year-over-year to $1,435, is on par with income increases,...

Again, Rents Start Up: Zillow

March 26th, 2018
Appreciation Fastest in 21 Months The ebb-and-flow in rents is shifting. According to the latest Real Estate Market Report by Zillow, annual appreciation in February was 2.8 percent—the fastest it has been in roughly two years. With the median, nationally,...

Homeowners Spend Less, Renters Spend More

December 3rd, 2017
Incomes are not keeping pace with rents. More earnings are needed for rent than in years past—now 29.1 percent of the median monthly income, versus the 25.8 percent needed prior to the recession, according to an analysis recently released by...

10 Markets Where Rents Are Rising Most

July 29th, 2017
No two housing markets are alike—rents included. A recent analysis by GOBankingRates identifies the markets where rents have risen the most year-over-year, with two states dominating the ranking: 1. Marina del Ray, Calif. May 2016 Rent: $2,800 May 2017 Rent:...

Report: High Rents Worsening Homelessness

August 3rd, 2017
High rents are worsening homelessness in major cities across the country, especially where homelessness is already at dire levels, according to a recent analysis by Zillow. Analysts estimated resulting homeless populations given a 5 percent rise in rent in 24...
Page 1 of 212

20/20 Real Estate: Your Vision. Our Expertise.