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On & Off-Campus Housing Costs in Big College Towns

Recently we posted about college towns with the best returns on investment.  If you’ve invested in student housing, your property(s) probably just come back to life as students recently returned to big cities & small towns all across the country.  These investments can be very lucrative as well...
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Evictions Are an Awful Side of the Rental Housing Business

“Evictions are an awful side of the rental housing business that causes pain for both tenants who need a place to live and landlords who have to run a business.”  That’s the synopsis of a recent interview with National REIA’s Charles Tassell (while wearing his Greater Cincinnati Northern...
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Harvard’s 2018 State of the Nation’s Housing Report

Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies recently released their annual State of the Housing Report – released annually since 1988.  They report that over 40 million housing units have been built over the past 30 years, accommodating 27 million new households, replacing older homes, and improving the quality...
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Housing Starts Up 5% in May

The U.S. Government is reporting that privately owned housing starts in May were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,350,000.  This figure is 5% higher than April’s revised estimate and is 20% higher than May, 2017.  Single-family housing starts in May were at a rate of 936k,...
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Housing Starts Up 1.9%

The U.S. Government is reporting that privately owned housing starts in March were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,354,000, which is 1.9% higher than February’s revised estimate and 10.9% higher than March, 2017.  Single-family housing starts in March were at a rate of 867k, which is...
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Housing Starts Down, Permits Rocket Up

The U.S. government is reporting that privately-owned housing starts in January were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,246,000.  This figure is 2.6% below December’s rate, but is 10.5% higher than one year ago.  Single-family housing starts in January were at a rate of 823k and the...
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