THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH (JULY 8, 2018) – Apartment rents continue to climb in central Ohio, according to July reports from apartment listing services.
At the start of the month, rents were up from 0.5 percent to 11.5 percent over last year, according to Abodo, ApartmentList and Zumper. The real-estate data firm RealPage pegs the rent increase at 3.5 percent over the past year, among the 10 highest bumps in the country.
The median rent for a two-bedroom apartment ranges from $950 (ApartmentList) to $1,070 (Zumper).
Despite the increases, all three studies report that Columbus rents remain lower than national averages.
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