- Rents in Houston climbed 9.6 percent.
- But even though Houston is last on the list, it comes in second-best in yield, with 14 percent.
- Although the California and Florida markets are showing the biggest gains in monthly rents, yield gains are much more moderate.
But in Houston, one of two Lone Star state cities on the list, last place on the list doesn’t necessarily mean that things are dire. In fact, it’s just the opposite for those who are investing in homes to rent out.