Rents Climb, Vacancies Decline

As expected, retention of renters when leases expired continued to increase in March as people find it difficult to find lower rents for comparable properties in this tight rental market. This is based on the analysis of just under 105,000 properties

13 Percent of American Homes are Vacant, Says Census

The national vacancy rate now sits at 13 percent, according to the latest decennial census report.  As the number of vacancies grow, the housing market continues to feel the effects, bringing down home values and final sale prices. A good portion of the vacancies are due to foreclosures, and certain states have been hit harder

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