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Stay ahead and informed in the multifamily industry with Radix’s blog. On a weekly basis, our expert team delivers in-depth analysis and insights on the latest multifamily trends inclusive of MSA, submarket, state, and national level data.
Graphical representation of key findings in the Rent and Operating Trends (RAOT) Report showcasing current multifamily industry metrics and market dynamics.
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Chris Nebenzahl

Rent and Operating Trends – Week of October 15th 2023

Inflation remained unchanged in September with prices rising 3.7% compared to the year before. Annual price increases were flat after increasing in both June and July, according to the Consumer Price Index. On a short-term basis, prices increased 0.4% from the prior month.

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Graphical representation of key findings in the Rent and Operating Trends (RAOT) Report showcasing current multifamily industry metrics and market dynamics.
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Chris Nebenzahl

Rent and Operating Trends – Week of October 8th 2023

The economy and interest rate market are working in opposite directions at this point in the cycle. 336,000 new jobs were added in September, nearly doubling analyst expectations. While this is good news for the overall economy, it raises additional questions about the Fed’s course of action with monetary policy going forward.

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Graphical representation of key findings in the Rent and Operating Trends (RAOT) Report showcasing current multifamily industry metrics and market dynamics.
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Chris Nebenzahl

Rent and Operating Trends – Week of October 1st 2023

We are excited to announce some new changes to the Rent and Operating Trends Report beginning this week. Revenue per Available Unit (RevPAU) is a comprehensive apartment performance metric that combines net effective rent with occupancy to identify the total potential revenue given the number of operational units in a property, submarket or MSA.

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Graphical representation of key findings in the Rent and Operating Trends (RAOT) Report showcasing current multifamily industry metrics and market dynamics.
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Chris Nebenzahl

Rent and Operating Trends – Week of September 24th 2023

An inverted yield curve, where long term interest rates are higher than short term interest rates, is often a leading indicator for a recession. In late 2022, during the Fed’s aggressive monetary tightening, the yield curve inverted and remains inverted nearly a year later.

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Graphical representation of key findings in the Rent and Operating Trends (RAOT) Report showcasing current multifamily industry metrics and market dynamics.
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Chris Nebenzahl

Rent and Operating Trends – Week of September 17th 2023

The U.S. economy awaits another Fed meeting, scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. Most economists predict that the Fed will hold rates steady at the upcoming meeting, but it is far from an indication that the monetary tightening cycle has concluded.

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Chris Nebenzahl

Rent and Operating Trends – Week of September 10th 2023

The U.S. economy continues its steady march forward, as most key indicators have maintained their recent trends. August job growth was strong once again, as the labor force added 187,000 new jobs. The unemployment rate increased to 3.8%, but some of the increase in unemployment can be attributed to the continuous growth in labor force participation.

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Rent and Operating Trends - Week of September 3rd 2023
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Chris Nebenzahl

Rent and Operating Trends – Week of September 3rd 2023

Fed Chair Jerome Powell gave a very middle of the road speech last week at the Kansas City Fed’s Jackson Hole symposium. The leader of the central bank acknowledged that tightening monetary policy has had its desired impact on inflation, but also warned that inflation may come back, thus warranting further interest rate increases.

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Chris Nebenzahl

Rent and Operating Trends – Week of August 27th 2023

Fed Chair Jerome Powell gave a very middle of the road speech last week at the Kansas City Fed’s Jackson Hole symposium. The leader of the central bank acknowledged that tightening monetary policy has had its desired impact on inflation, but also warned that inflation may come back, thus warranting further interest rate increases.

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Chris Nebenzahl

Rent and Operating Trends – Week of August 20th 2023

Economists will be focused more on the qualitative information coming out this week than the quantitative data being released. The Kansas City Fed hosts its annual symposium in Jackson Hole, and Chair Jerome Powell will be delivering the keynote address on Friday.

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