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Renter Stigma: Social and Economic Pressure in the Housing Market

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / July 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

By Angelina Bader Apartment List Apartment List surveyed over 5,000 renters and homeowners about their perception of renter stigma. The survey results indicate that nearly 30 percent of Americans believe that there exists a negative social stigma associated with renting. This belief is prevalent among renters and homeowners alike. 34 percent of renters and 28 […]

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Zillow Announces New Tools That Allow Renters to Apply for Apartments, Pay Rent

By Bethany Erickson / July 31, 2018 / 0 Comments
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In a bid to be all the things, Zillow announced just minutes ago that it has launched new tools that will not only allow property owners and managers to collect rent and vet prospective tenants more easily, but will also provide renters with the ability to submit multiple applications for apartments at once and pay […]

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From Facebook: What Landlords Wish Their Tenants Knew

By Bethany Erickson / July 26, 2018 / 2 Comments
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With rents rising as demand grows, more and more people are taking the plunge and becoming landlords. In fact, a recent Bankrate.com report found that 22 percent of adults have invested in some way in real estate — a third of all those surveyed. For some, it’s a desire to snag a great deal and […]

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Survey: Almost All Renters Want Home Ownership, But It’s Out of Reach for Many

By Leah Shafer / August 17, 2016 / 0 Comments

In a new national survey of renters, almost everyone dreams of home ownership, but affording it is not an option for many. In Dallas, 97 percent of respondents claimed they want to own a home, but only 63 percent of those individuals could afford a mortgage in the city. The survey of 6,000 renters was created […]

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