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‘Gen Rent’: tomorrow’s real estate buyers

Real estate's hottest niche market
Published on Sep 22, 2011

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Apartment vacancy rates are declining and rents are rising even faster. If you want to make more money in your real estate business, it's a great time to start representing "Gen Rent."

"Many young people, who normally would have struck out on their own from 2008-10, had been doubling up with roommates or moving back into their parents' homes," said Laurence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors (NAR). "However, they've been entering the rental market as new households in stronger numbers this year."

As a result, NAR forecasts that vacancies will decline by 0.9 percentage points in the multifamily market over the next year.

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