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Older D-FW apartments are seeing the biggest run-up in rents

Dallas-Fort Worth renters are paying record monthly rates for apartments Steve Brown, Real Estate Editor – September 10, 2018 An average North Texas apartment will run you more than $1,100 a month, according to the latest data from RealPage. That’s up 35 percent from 2010. But

Economy Watch: Fannie, Freddie Report Solid Q2

Source: Multi Housing News By Dees Stribling, Contributing Editor Both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac reported their second quarter numbers on Friday: Fannie Mae recorded income of $3.7 billion for the quarter, and Freddie Mac reported income of $1.9 billion. Thus Fannie will pay $3.7

The New Math of Renting vs. Buying

Buying a home has long been part of the American dream. But rising prices have made renting less expensive in many places. How They Rank See the full rankings for 54 metro areas, and how Deutsche Bank did the math, on Total Return. People often

Million-Dollar Home Sales Thrive While Low End Stumbles

Million-dollar homes in the U.S. are selling at double their historical average while middle-class property demand stumbles, showing that the housing recovery is mirroring America’s wealth divide. Purchases costing $1 million or more rose 7.8 percent in March from a year earlier, according to data

Zell Says Homeownership Rate to Fall as Marriages Delayed

By John Gittelsohn The U.S. homeownership rate may fall to as low as 55 percent because more Americans are choosing to rent as they postpone getting married and having children, said Sam Zell, chairman of landlord Equity Residential. Demographic and lifestyle changes, more than economic