Monthly Archives: September 2012

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Renter Nation Disputes Realtors TV Ad “Facts”

Sioux Falls, SD Renter Nation® (www.renternation.com), the leading grassroots advocate for America’s more than 100 million residential renters and a powerful voice for the renting lifestyle and the benefits of multifamily living, was strongly critical of the National Association of … Continue reading

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Those Misleading Rent/Buy Calculators

You’ve seen them.  They’re ubiquitous.  Usually hosted or commissioned by some real estate broker, brokers’ association or home builder, rent/buy calculators purport to demonstrate in dollars and cents which makes more sense – buying or renting. What they don’t measure, … Continue reading

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Apartment Crime Prevention Programs

Many apartment owners and law enforcement agencies in the U.S. are promoting a crime prevention program known as "Crime Free Multi Housing". This program calls for the certification of rental properties by meeting certain physical condition and social standards designed … Continue reading

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National Voter Registration Day

Did you know that September 25th is National Voter Registration Day?  Renter Nation is pleased to announce that we are particpating in this nationwide effort.  We have long felt that renters and members of the multifamily community need to make … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Frustrated Renter – Vol. 3

What does the Federal Reserve have against renters? In a recent report entitled "The Homeownership Gap," the Federal Reserve Bank of New York implies that residential renters are not "invested" in their communities and contribute to "less stable" neighborhoods. This … Continue reading

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