Tag Archives: rental

“…buying is cheaper than renting.”

Thank you to a reader of the blog for passing along the links below to a story from KTVN Channel 2 news reporter, John Potter. In Reno-Sparks Home Prices Challenge the Rental Market, John Potter reports that the apartment vacancy … 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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Rental vacancies rise to 11%

This morning’s RGJ contained a report on the Reno-Sparks rental market.  Apartment vacancies rose to nearly 11% for the 2nd quarter.  Consequently average apartment rents fell to $844 in Reno-Sparks; compared to an $863 average for the first quarter. See … Continue reading

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Meet the New Landlord

Just received the following press release forwarded from my contact at Fidelity National Home Warranty… USA TODAY For Immediate Release Friday, January 30, 2009 – Today, Freddie Mac plans to announce a first-of-a-kind plan that lets homeowners and tenants temporarily … 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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