Open/Close Menu
Your Rental Housing Solution
Home · Property Management · Financing : Rental Market Outlook for 2012

Rental Market OutlookThis week, Freddie Mac released its U.S. Economic and Housing Market Outlook for December providing five projections for the coming year.

“In housing, look for the rental market to lead the way and for some improvement in the single-family space in parts of the country,” says Frank Nothaft, Freddie Mac’s VP and chief economist.

According to the report, investors should expect less single-family originations but more multifamily lending in 2012.

The report also finds that economic growth will likely strengthen to about 2.5 percent in 2012. The U.S. unemployment rate will decline but likely remain above 8 percent.  Mortgage rates will likely remain very low, at least through mid-2012.

“All told, next year will be another bumpy ride,” says Nothaft.

Click here to view the complete December 2011 U.S. Economic and Housing Market Outlook [PDF].

With AAOA, landlords have resources at their fingertips. Check out our Landlord Forms page.

American Apartment Owners Association offers discounts on products and services for landlords related to your rental housing investment, including rental forms, tenant debt collection, tenant background checks, insurance and financing. Find out more at www.joinaaoa.org.

Copyright © 2004 - 2016 AAOA.com. All Rights Reserved.