In 2012, 52% of properties built were high-end apartments. In 2018, this number had risen to a whopping 87%! What makes a luxury apart so, well, lux? Apart from a hefty price tag, updated finishes, and a pretty exterior, luxury apartment buildings are made so fancy because of the availability of on-site amenities. Zillow’s recent … More 5 Hot Amenities for Luxury Apartment Buildings
At Rental Beast, we want you to feel knowledgeable about the marketplace and ready to fully understand and take advantage of the newest real estate trends. Here’s something important we’ve been tracking recently: the rise of new multi-family construction. Spending on single family new construction has seen modest gains since its time lows in 2008. … More What Real Estate Agents Need to Know about New Construction
Rental Beast is pleased to announce that our database of listings not found on the local MLS is available to Houston agents! To celebrate The Bayou City (or H-Town or Magnolia City or just Houston— take your pick) we’re devoting this whole week to exploring this vibrant city, and some of our listings inside it. … More Rental Beast in Houston! Why Are People Flocking to Houston?
We talk about Millennials a lot. After all, Millennials make up 75% of the workforce, and a quarter of the whole US population. This groups preferences, desires, and fears are essential to the real estate market and have fundamentally changed how real estate agents interact with their clients (were thinking the rise of automatic texts, … More Is Gen Z Renting: What Agents Need to Know About This Generation
Have you ever spent every waking hour searching for a perfect apartment only to be told that your client doesn’t want to move for the next six months? How about this–have you ever spent three consecutive weekends driving to showings before realizing that your client’s price range is wildly lower than the apartments you’ve picked? … More 6 Lead Qualification Questions You Need to Ask
Just how much are Americans paying in rent? Here at Rental Beast, we always have our eye on real estate trends (Related: 7 Critical Real Estate Trends (And What They Mean!) We want you to feel knowledgeable, and confident that you’re making the right move based on the dynamics of the US real estate market. … More 5 Cities With The Highest Rent in the US
It’s no secret that renting is growing in popularity with every segment of the population– from young Gen Zs just entering the housing market to the Baby Boomers once defined by stable homeownership. However, it’s the Millennial generation leading the charge! This formidable market force is prone to renting everything– from their clothes, to, of … More Most Real Estate Agents Don’t Know This About Millennials
Happy September! Here at Rental Beast, we’re saying “goodbye” to beach vacations, “hello” to sweater weather, and we’ve been doing a lot of reflecting on recent real estate trends. We want you to feel knowledgeable about the market, so take a look at some trends we’ve been tracking during this summer and what they might … More 7 Critical Real Estate Trends and What They Mean— Your August Update
How come rent’s soaring and Floridians can’t keep up? Let’s take a couple of looks at why Miami is facing an affordability crisis and what they might do combat it. … More Miami’s Affordability Crisis: Why Are Rents so High?
Like any group of would be homebuyers, Millennials— the fasted growing segment of the real estate market— has a wish-list. One thing certainly not on that list is a McMansion. 79% of Millennials still consider owning a home part of the American Dream, but the homes they want are far different from the ones their … More The Death of McMansions