As you are aware, Hurricane Harvey has caused unprecedented levels of flooding in the Houston area. Here at NJAA, we are working with the National Apartment Association to coordinate efforts in providing assistance to those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Throughout the year, NJAA’s Charitable Fund supports the Red Cross. The Red Cross has set up […]

The National Apartment Association took a look at what upgrades increase resident retention and raise rents. Smart technology, flooring and new appliances are all discussed. Value-add is hot. At this point in the cycle, it is harder to make money building or buying pristine, core apartments. But if you can add value through renovation—taking an apartment […]