Conventional Multifamily

Spotlight on Seasonal Lulls & Rent Declines

What’s the lowdown on Boston, Chicago and Minneapolis markets during seasonal lulls? Recent media commentary has escalated slight month-to-month rent declines in the apartment sector. However, these dips reflect normal seasonality that has occurred every year during the unprecedented run of apartment market performance experienced since 2010.

If you’re not prepared in certain markets, seasonality can do some real damage to performances during the cold-weather months. Join RealPage experts as they spotlight apartment markets where seasonal shifts in overall momentum tend to be most pronounced, including:

  • Boston
  • Chicago
  • Minneapolis

Greg Willett

Chief Economist, RealPage, Inc.

Greg facilitates the alignment of the firm’s technology and analytics solutions with rental housing sector needs and opportunities. He is well versed on rental housing market fundamentals and activity nationally, by metro and in individual neighborhoods. Greg is active in industry organizations such as the National Multifamily Housing Council, the Urban Land Institute and the National Apartment Association. He provides commentary for national and local business media.

Carl Whitaker

Market Analyst, RealPage, Inc.

Carl Whitaker is a market analyst with RealPage’s Data Analytics division. He brings a background in geography and demographics, analyzing the apartment sector and creating in-depth reports and presentations for clients. Carl has previously worked as an analyst for Axiometrics and for a commercial real estate consulting company whose clients included multifamily property owners where he conducted demographic analysis and analyzed demand for land uses. He holds a Master of Science in Geography.

Adam Couch

Market Analyst, RealPage, Inc.

Adam Couch is a market analyst with RealPage’s Data Analytics division. Prior to joining Realpage, Adam worked in the foreign exchange and futures industry where he focused specifically in capital markets. He graduated from the University of North Texas with a degree in Finance and was a part of the Student Investment Group. Adam has traveled extensively throughout China where he studied international policy and its impact on macroeconomics.

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Spotlight on Seasonal Lulls & Rent Declines

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