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UKAA Membership Grows to 60 Companies

The United Kingdom Apartment Association (UKAA) increased its membership to more than 60 companies due, in part, to its new membership committee under the stewardship of Michael Howard of urbanbubble in Manchester. The committee’s aim is to widen the net...

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Just Sayin': The Word from Key Industry Voices

The average length of stay of an apartment resident in an apartment community is 582 days—or approximately 19 months. — MPF Research Owners of entry-level homes, those in the $150,000 to $300,000 range—have more debt and less equity now than...

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U.S. Apt Market Rents, Values and Occupancies Are All Up

Rent growth occurred across most markets during the third quarter, averaging 4.7 percent on a year-over-year basis, according to Yardi Matrix. Growth continues to slow, as evidenced by a lone city experiencing double-digit rent growth, Sacramento, compared to four last...

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Dallas to Deliver Most New Apartments in 2017

Houston will deliver the most new apartments in 2016, but Dallas will take over the top spot in 2017, according to August data from Axiometrics. Next year, 22,442 new apartment units will hit the Dallas market, close to the 22,252...

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Resident Renewal Rates at an All-Time High: MPF

Data from the first seven months of this year show that apartment renewal rates have hit a historic high of 53.8 percent, according to MPF Research, a division of RealPage. Apartment renewal rates have been steadily rising since 2010, hitting...

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