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Infographic: It’s good to be in apartments

Multifamily assets experienced record appreciation, including its largest single quarter growth in the history of the Freddie Mac index: In the last year, property prices grew by 19.6 percent, mortgage rates increased 6 basis...

Infographic: Demographic shift toward lower taxes, free economies

While data collection does not include specifics on why people move, data scientists have drawn a correlation between low-tax, low-cost states and population growth. +0.1% U.S. population growth (July y/y) at an all-time historic low Why? ...

Infographic: Regulations rising

The National Association of Home Builders and the National Multifamily Housing Council found that regulations imposed by all levels of government (local, state, federal) account for 32.1 percent of the cost of an average...

Infographic: The great debt reset

In a recent NAHB Power Hitters episode, top economist, Robert Dietz cited student debt payment freezes as one reason for record levels of cash in the economy. There’s a lot happening around student debt,...

Infographic: Property rights deconstruction

Rent control appears to be the most efficient technique presently known to destroy a city—except for bombing. (Swedish economist and socialist Assar Lindbeck) St. Paul, Minnesota has passed the strictest rent control measures in the U.S.—if...

Infographic: Inflation, the cruelest tax

Inflation: decline of a currency’s purchasing power. Derived using the change in the consumer price index (CPI), created 1919. Changes in CPI determine inflation rate. Economies form households and fuel apartment supply and rents. Inflation...

Infographic: The incredible shrinking American workforce

While COVID created a shared world experience across generations, reactions to the pandemic roiled the jobs market. One example: Millions of people left the workforce during lock-downs. Although workforce participation rates began to edge...

Infographic: Digital exposure

World Economic Forum (WEF) announced the results of its first global simulation in October, 2019, predicting a catastrophic pandemic. Months later the world was hit with COVID. Their latest sim predicts a worldwide cyber...

Infographic: Pandemic pivot

Lockdowns fueled yet another wave of automation for many property management businesses. AI and 5G are expected to continue the momentum as the internet of things continues to grow and expand. 3 million jobs...

Infographic: Infrastructure bill

The $1.2 trillion bipartisan bill contains just $550 billion in new spending. The remainder are annual allocations for highways and other infrastructure. New spending includes: $110 billion roads and bridges $66 billion railroads $65...

Infographic: The United States of apartment owners

50 largest multifamily housing owners by location Shifting public opinion 58% Americans are pro real estate development compared to 49% y/y 40% support higher density apartments or taller buildings 46% say affordable housing is beneficial, up y/y from...

Infographic: The hidden tax on residents

When the government prints money to cover its spending, the dollar is devalued and taxpayers pay. The $1,000 bill was a gold certificate in 1918. It moved off the gold standard in 1928 to a...

Infographic: Man-made chaos

State-mandated lockdowns began a cascade that especially devastated lower income people and continues to adversely impact the business of property management. Government interference with the ability to collect rent has left many investors unable to maintain...

Infographic: Help wanted

Unprecedented! 10.1 million openings Jobs 22 million jobs lost from lockdowns; almost three quarters of these have been replaced 13 million Americans still receive some form of government unemployment as well as many other government incentives (free...

Infographic: Down the rabbit hole

  Getting to the bottom of an artificial labor market 3 million unemployed U.S. persons New jobless claims rise even after many states opt out of the feds’ unemployment program $300-a-week bonus unemployment benefits enacted...
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