The Allure of Apartments

Lynn, David
January 2012
National Real Estate Investor Exclusive Insight;1/17/2012, p2
Trade Publication
The article discusses the improvement in apartment fundamentals brought about by an improving job market and favorable demographics. It indicates the rise in the pricing of class-A apartments in primary markets due to interest in purchasing core assets. It notes a shift in preference to rental as prospective buyers choose rent because of the declining U.S. home values and the difficulty in qualifying for a mortgage. It points to apartments as an attractive asset class for investors.


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