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Tag: November December 2023

Slightly rising apartment rents will not be enough to help developers begin new projects, experts say. Interest rates will still be too high.

Survive to 2025

High interest rates will still burden apartment investors struggling to make deals in 2024. Others will struggle simply to hold onto their properties. Going into...
John Griffiths (Bill Murray) holds Punxsutawney Phil, the weather prognosticating groundhog, in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. (Gene J. Puskar / Associated Press)

What just happened?

It could be said that 2023 was a year of breaking records, rules and reality. Weather. Girl’s sports. Rates of addiction and depression. National...

INFOGRAPHIC: 2024 Tax brackets are out

The IRS released new federal income tax brackets in November. Though marginal tax rates did not change, federal law requires brackets be adjusted for...

INFOGRAPHIC: U.S. economy: mood or metrics?

As 2023 draws to a close, inflation risks remains—specifically housing, services and energy. It’s these data points keeping misery real. Does this signal recession...

INFOGRAPHIC: An inside job: the invisible tax on renters

Called the “invisible tax” because it allows government agencies to print money, soaring inflation has crippled renter household budgets for years. The rate of...

INFOGRAPHIC: Rummage sale: appliances, clothing, federally-funded apartment loans and more

Signature Bank—the third largest bank failure in history—was seized by the FDIC earlier this year in March. The auction of the $33 billion in...

IRS change will push some entrepreneurs into corporate desk jobs

As the end of the year approaches, the IRS has announced its new late repayment penalty rate. The rate has climbed from around 3...

2023 National population projections are out

The U.S. population is projected to reach a high of nearly 370 million in 2080 before edging downward to 366 million in 2100. By 2100,...

Apartment rents remain flat, perhaps for a while

Apartment rent growth has been rapidly cooling off since peaking in March 2022. But that trend could be leveling off—at least for now. Effective asking...

2023 OPTECH retrospective

The OPTECH 2023 conference and expo in November attracted attendees from all corners of the multifamily space. It was the largest in the conference’s...

3 Ways to maximize NOI in multifamily housing

With mortgage interest rates on the verge of 8 percent—a 23-year high—and a looming recession on the horizon, home purchasing power is down and...

Unconventional smart technology solutions for property managers

Smart lockboxes, work-from-home tech, and environmental sensors are revolutionizing the way property managers handle their day-to-day operations, while also bringing best service to potential...

The rise of the forever renters

Sustained high interest rates in the U.S. have made mortgages unpalatable to many, though the Federal Reserve recently signaled an end to more rate...

Supreme Court preview for January 2024: Chevron Deference breathes its last?

In one of the biggest cases of the current term, the Supreme Court’s calendar for January 2024 features arguments about the limit of federal...

Workplace 2024

Many economists entered 2023 with an impending sense of doom: Recession felt inevitable amid sharply rising interest rates and accelerating layoffs. Despite moments when...

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