The Marcus & Millichap National Apartment Report gives an in-depth analysis as to what to expect for the national and regional apartment markets in 2009. Focusing on employment and vacancies as key market drivers, this report gives an in-depth perspective on economic predictions for 2009 and what effects these predictions will have on apartment investments. We hope you find this information useful as you search with us for the next emerging apartment market!Marcus & Millichap 2009 National Apartment Report
Moody’s Economy.com claims that housing prices are starting to flatten in most areas. Their report “Housing in Crisis: When Will Metro Markets Recover?” predicts that the housing market is close to rock bottom. However, this estimate is partially based on the assumption that there will be more government intervention in order to shorten the recession. Below is a link to the report and a free presentation, which summarizes the report.Moody’s “When Will It End?” Presentation
Marcus & Millichap will be hosting a webcast for apartment investors February 24 at 10:30am. This webcast will cover the effects of recent job losses on housing supply and demand. It will also cover Marcus & Millichap’s outlook on the capital markets and the apartment markets. Click the link below to register for free!Marcus & Millichap Webcast for Apartment Investors - Register for free!
This article from Investor’s Business Daily explains the effects of rising unemployment on apartment vacancies throughout the US. The article also explains how recovery in the multi-family sector may be helped by the “eco-boomer” generation. The bottom is coming soon – hope you are ready to buy!Apartment Investors’ New Task: Preserve Capital as Jobs Vanish