Tag Archives: rent

Less expensive to buy than to rent

Real estate search engine website, Trulia, has just released their Rent vs. Buy Index for Q2 2011 for the Nation’s 50 largest cities.  According to the report it is cheaper to buy a home than to rent one in 39 … Continue reading

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Zillow launches Rent Zestimates

If you are a fan of Zillow’s Zestimates, you may be interested in Zillow’s newest offering “Rent Zestimates”.  Launching today, Zillow’s Rent Zestimates answers the question “What will it rent for?” From Zillow’s  press release… "Rent Zestimates," a one-of-a-kind tool … Continue reading

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Renting vs. owning in 2011

Interestingly, two articles came across my desk today discussing the rental market for 2011.  One from CNNMoney.com’s Fortune cites recent Moody’s Analytics data projecting that the “rent vs. own ratio” is going to shift to the “better to own” side … Continue reading

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Apartment vacancy rates, rents improve

Three times in as many days I’ve been asked about the rental market in Reno, so it was very timely that the RGJ reported on the most recent Johnson-Perkins Apartment Survey results; see Reno-Sparks apartment vacancies stabilize in third quarter. … Continue reading

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Reno’s Rental Marketplace

I am sometimes asked about the state of the rental/apartment market here in Reno.  Unfortunately I do not track the rental market that closely.  However I do keep an eye out for the occasional article or report addressing the subject … Continue reading

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Reno’s Rental Market Stable

Frequently readers write in and ask about the rental market here in Reno.  Unfortunately we don’t track the rental market as closely as we do the residential sales market, so we seldom can offer specific data. [Note: to our commenters … Continue reading

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