WHEN TO BUY
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When to Buy
SEVEN REASONS TO INVEST IN SINGLE-FAMILY RENTALS SOONER RATHER THAN LATER.
returns in the single-family rental market have been about the same as the stock market and have out- performed the bond market. The big difference? Whereas financial markets have shown considerable volatility with erratic peaks and dips, the single-family rental asset class tends to be steady.
f you’re seeking to diversify your investment portfolio
1985. Even during the housing crisis of 2008-12, rent growth in the U.S. always increased. This upward trend is expected to continue at a national average of 2.8 percent through 2021, while 12-13 percent increases are projected in top rental markets like Phoenix, Atlanta, Tampa, and Dallas. Single-family rental returns are comparable to stocks, with far less volatility Over the last 25 years, annual NO. 2
away from the volatility of the finan- cial markets, single-family rental real estate is worth a close look. Here are seven compelling reasons to invest now:
Single-family rental rates
continue to increase According to John Burns Real Es- tate Consulting, single-family rental rates have grown steadily since
NO. 3 Local market dynamics are creating pockets of opportunity While good deals remain scarce
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