rents Archive

Rent Trends

Rents continue to rise but may no longer be accelerating.  As measured by the Consumer Price Index component on the renters’ rent, the annual growth rate appears to have stabilized at near 3 percent after rapidly rising from 2010....

REALTOR® Commercial Sales Rise 10.7 Percent in Third Quarter, Despite Headwinds

With lackluster employment growth, third quarter fundamentals in REALTOR® commercial markets maintained a positive trajectory. However, the specter of government shutdown and the budget debate added headwinds to the market performance. The results of the October Commercial Real Estate...

Rising Rents for Residential Properties

Demand for rental units appears to remain strong based on rental price trends according to information from the July REALTORS® Confidence Index. Approximately 54 percent of REALTORS® conducting rentals reported higher residential rents compared to 12 months ago.  About...

Economy Advances 2.2 Percent in 2012

Based on early estimates, economic activity closed 2012 on a mixed note. Though gross domestic product grew at 2.2 percent for the whole year, the fourth quarter results were disappointing, showing a 0.1 percent decline. A large 22.2 percent...

REALTORS®’ Commercial Markets Gain Steam in Fourth Quarter 2012

Commercial REALTOR® markets posted accelerating growth in sales and leasing activity during the fourth quarter of 2012. Based on the results of the January Commercial Real Estate Market Survey, commercial practitioners closed the year on a more upbeat note....