The 10 Cheapest Walkable Cities in the U.S.
Sep 29, 2023
In a 2023 survey conducted by the National Association of Realtors, 79% of respondents rated walkability as “very” or “somewhat” important to them and many respondents stated that they'd be willing to pay more to live in a more walkable area. However, it’s not always necessary to make that trade off. We found the most affordable walkable cities in the U.S.
Built-For-Rent Homes Are Soaring In Popularity. Are They Right for You?
Sep 21, 2023
Built-for-rent housing brings some much-needed relief to the housing supply, which still sits at record lows, and it offers a third option for Americans who are hesitant to buy a single-family home in the current housing market but no longer want to live in an apartment. We explain why it's exploding in popularity, and help you decide if it's right for you.
Allston Christmas — What Is It and How to Celebrate It
Sep 01, 2023
Many leases turn over to coincide with the beginning of the academic calendar in Boston, which means in the days leading up to move-in day on 9/1, college students and post-grads alike start putting their hardly used, unwanted furniture, art, plants, and household appliances on the sidewalks. We call this holiday Allston Christmas.
How Much Space Can I Afford to Rent with My Salary?
Aug 28, 2023
We’ve made it easy to calculate how much rent you can afford to pay each month using our rent calculator (which helps you consider monthly income, as well as recurring bills like credit card and student loan payments and other monthly expenses). Now, we’re seeking to help you answer the question: How much space can I get with that number?
Best Summer Cities 2023
Jul 11, 2023
Put down your car keys, log off that travel website, and listen up: We figured out where the best U.S. cities to live in the summer are based off proximity to nature and recreational activities, weather, affordability, and more.
How Much Would It Cost to Upgrade from a Studio to a One-Bedroom Apartment?
Jul 07, 2023
If you are currently living in a studio apartment and want to upgrade to a one-bedroom unit, we outline how much more you can expect to spend in your city.
LGBTQ+ History: A Brief History of Gayborhoods in the U.S.
Jun 21, 2023
San Francisco’s Castro District, Philadelphia’s Gayborhood, and Chicago’s Northalsted district (formerly known as Boystown) are each adorned with rainbow crosswalks, flags, and signs. But these cities weren’t always so proud of the history being made there. Called “gayborhoods,” these areas have evolved greatly over the 20th and 21st centuries — from neighborhoods where LGBT+ individuals were forced to self-segregate to proud parts of a city’s history and culture.
Best Cities for Renters Right Now: Here’s Where Renters Will Have The Easiest Time Finding A Perfect Place
Jun 15, 2023
Where are the markets that present the best opportunities for renters right now? To find the best opportunity rental markets in the U.S., we analyzed 71 of the largest metropolitan areas in the country, creating an Opportunity Score for each metro area based on two factors: rental opportunity and economic opportunity.
These Are The Most Competitive Rental Markets In 2023 So Far
May 12, 2023
To find the current most competitive rental markets in the U.S, we analyzed 71 of the largest metro areas in the United States, using our rental data as well as vacancy rates from the U.S. Census Bureau.
These 10 Affordable ZIP Codes are Hottest with Movers This Year
John R. Roby
Apr 20, 2023
Wallet-conscious renters are finding deals in warm places. We found that in some of the most popular spots for recent movers — sunny Florida and Arizona dominate the list — rent prices are often below the national median.
Best Cities for College Grads 2023
Apr 10, 2023
Trying to decide where to live after graduation? In our 2023 Best Cities for College Grads list, we've identified the cities across the U.S. that offer the best balance of opportunity, affordability, and fun for recent college graduates.
Moving From the City to the Suburbs? Here’s How Much You Can Save in Rent
Mar 31, 2023
If you’re considering relocating from a city to its surrounding suburbs to reduce your housing costs, you’re not alone. We analyzed our rental data to break down exactly how much you can save by moving from cities like Boston, Chicago, Dallas, and more.
These Tenants Rented Apartments Sight Unseen — And They Would Do It Again
Mar 17, 2023
We spoke with four renters who moved — sometimes going as far as across the country — to apartments without ever visiting them. They are part of growing trend of young millennials and Gen Z who are becoming more comfortable with renting a property completely online, sight unseen.
Women’s History Month: 3 Types of Rentals That Revolutionized Housing for Women
Mar 09, 2023
The development of boardinghouses, apartment hotels for women, and, finally, rooming houses in the late 19th and early 20th century gave single women their first opportunity to leave their family home and begin lives of their own. We dive into this unique period in history and take a look at each of these types of rentals, and their impact on women’s housing today.
This Is the Most Expensive City for Renters in Each State
Feb 27, 2023
We analyzed our rental data to find out the most expensive city for renters in every state—and tech hubs, commuter cities, and coastal cities dominate when it comes to rent prices.
Be My Valentine… And My Roommate? Here’s How Much You Can Save By Moving In Together.
Feb 07, 2023
Whoever said distance makes the heart grow fonder clearly never heard of rent splitting. And while cost savings alone may not be the best reason to move in with your significant other, it’s certainly an added bonus when you can save upwards of $10,000 each per year in cities like New York or San Francisco.
Budgeting for Rent: What Do I Need to Make to Afford Rent in My City?
Feb 01, 2023
We all want a space of our own in a city and neighborhood that fits our lifestyle, but with rent prices up in most U.S. cities year-over-year, deciding where you live will likely come down to what you can afford. We break down what you need to earn to afford a one-bedroom apartment in the U.S.'s 50 largest cities.
Are Rent Prices Cooling? New Study Shows Rent Price Cuts are on the Rise
Oct 13, 2022
Our latest study shows that landlords are increasingly cutting prices on their advertised apartment listings. Is this a signal that rent prices might finally be moderating in some cities?
What Does it Cost to Live in America’s Largest Tech Hubs?
Jun 24, 2022
Many tech companies now enable employees to work remotely, but some tech workers still want to live near the action. Find out how much it costs to rent an apartment in the largest tech hubs in the U.S..
Where to Find the Cheapest Rent in America
Jun 09, 2022
Looking to spend less on rent? Here are the 13 cities where renters can find a one-bedroom apartment for $1,000 or less per month.
How Much Can You Save by Living with a Roommate in Austin, TX?
May 10, 2022
How much can you save by living with a roommate in Austin, TX? Does the roommate savings differ by neighborhood? In this article, we explore how much you can save by doubling up.
Top 10 Best Foodie Cities for Renters
ApartmentAdvisor Editorial Team
Mar 01, 2022
ApartmentAdvisor announces our list of Best Foodie Cities for Renters. Spoiler alert: it's not what you’d expect.
ApartmentAdvisor Moving In Together Survey
ApartmentAdvisor Editorial Team
Feb 07, 2022
The decision to move in with your significant other is a big one. ApartmentAdvisor surveyed 1,002 unmarried people who currently live with their significant other to gain insights on successful couple cohabitation.
Which Apartment Amenities Impact Rent Prices Most?
ApartmentAdvisor Editorial Team
Dec 13, 2021
There are a lot of things to consider when searching for your new apartment, including which apartment amenities are most important to you. But how much will it cost to get all the extra perks on your wish list? This report shows which popular apartment amenities drive up rents the most, and by how much.
Boston Rent Report: Where to Get the Most Space for Your Money in Boston?
Sep 14, 2021
This ApartmentAdvisor report provides an overview of the costs to upsize to a bigger apartment in Boston’s most popular neighborhoods, and where renters are most likely to get more space for their money.
ApartmentAdvisor Urban Renters Survey: Pandemic Impact on City Sentiment
Jul 27, 2021
Covid-19 upended ‘normalcy’ in cities across the United States, prompting many urban residents to question whether city life will ever be the same. ApartmentAdvisor conducted a survey examining how urban renters are feeling about life in their cities after enduring nearly a year and a half of Covid-19 related hardships and restrictions.
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