Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Year That Was – 2011

2011: The Year That WasBy: Nicholas A. Dunlap, CPM 2011 was a turbulent year for apartment owners. Higher turnover caused higher vacancy rates and higher maintenance expenses, especially in Orange County. But,those who like to see the glass as half full, rejoice! In most instances these vacating residents were replaced with residents often paying more […]

California Ranks High in Multifamily Research Report

California Ranks High in Multifamily Research ReportBy: Nicholas A. Dunlap, CPM Marcus & Millichap recently published it’s 2012 Real Estate Investment Research Report and the news bodes well for apartment owners in California. Despite a tough political climate and the absence of a unified, statewide apartment association to fight legislation, 4 of the top 10 […]

New Homeownership Stats Great For Apartment Owners

New Homeownership Stats Great For Apartment OwnersBy: Nicholas A. Dunlap, CPM Today’s HBR Stat of the Day shows the direct correlation between uncertainty of income and declining marriage rates in the US among people ages 25 to 44 and the declining rates in homeownership. There was 5% total growth between 1962 & 2007 from 62% […]

2012: Could the Mayans Have Predicted Economic Apocalypse? Part VI

2012: Could the Mayans Have Predicted Economic Apocalypse? Part VIBy: Nicholas A. Dunlap, CPM The following is an excerpt from my 2012 Outlook on Investing that appeared in this month’s Apartment News & Apartment Management Magazines. I will be publishing it in segments here on my blog. Here is Part V. Closing As I write […]

2012: Could the Mayans Have Predicted Economic Apocalypse? Part V

2012: Could the Mayans Have Predicted Economic Apocalypse? Part VBy: Nicholas A. Dunlap, CPM The following is an excerpt from my 2012 Outlook on Investing that appeared in this month’s Apartment News & Apartment Management Magazines. I will be publishing it in segments here on my blog. Here is Part V. Comply or Wave ByeAlthough […]

2012: Could the Mayans Have Predicted Economic Apocalypse? Part IV

2012: Could the Mayans Have Predicted Economic Apocalypse? Part IVBy: Nicholas A. Dunlap, CPM The following is an excerpt from my 2012 Outlook on Investing that appeared in this month’s Apartment News & Apartment Management Magazines. I will be publishing it in segments here on my blog. Here is Part IV. The Rent Raise: A […]

2012: Could the Mayans Have Predicted Economic Apocalypse? Part III

2012: Could the Mayans Have Predicted Economic Apocalypse? Part IIIBy: Nicholas A. Dunlap, CPM The following is an excerpt from my 2012 Outlook on Investing that appeared in this month’s Apartment News & Apartment Management Magazines. I will be publishing it in segments here on my blog. Here is Part III. Diversify Yourself: Location & […]