Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Axiometrics: National Apartment Market Softer in June

Axiometrics Inc. reports that most apartment markets across the country, while still strong by historical standards, have moderated from peak effective rent growth levels recorded last summer. Weak job growth, as recently reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), appears to be having an impact on the apartment market as national sequential effective rent growth from May to June was just 0.52%, as compared to 0.76% in the same period of 2011. Still, despite the most recent slowdown, 2012 could be the third consecutive year that the national apartment market posts effective rent growth of 4.0% or more.  Read the full story - click here.

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