According to U-Haul’s annual Growth Index, Texas, Florida and the Carolinas were the preferred destinations of one-way U-Haul truck rentals during 2022, ranking as the top growth states on their annual Growth Index. Click here to read more.
U.S. Construction Spending Up Slightly in November ’22
The U.S. government is reporting that total construction spending in November, 2022 was at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,807.5 billion, which is 0.2% higher than October’s revised estimate but is 8.5% higher than one year ago. Click here to read more.
The U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development recently issued a fact sheet to educate housing providers and others involved in housing transactions with information about reasonable accommodations related to assistance animals. Click here to read more.
New EPA Water Rule Increases Confusion, Lacks Clarity
The National Multifamily Housing Council and the National Apartment Association recently issued a media release expressing their disappointment in a regulation the EPA recently issued redefining and expanding what “waters of the U.S.” means under the Clean Water Act. Click here to read more.
Airbnb Will No Longer Allow Listing for Slave Cabins
Airbnb says it will no longer allow people to rent out houses where enslaved people once lived, including on former plantations, the company said in an anti-discrimination report in December. Click here to read more.
Property Management is a Liability Rich Endeavor
Victoria Cowart says Property Management is a liability rich endeavor. In fact, the National Apartment Association’s Education Institute (NAAEI) offers a Certified Apartment Manager (CAM) course, and there is one full module on “Risk Management.” It is in fact, a FIVE-hour module. As with all NAAEI programs, the CAM program is worth your consideration. Click here to read more.
Top 20 Retirement Hotspots in America
StorageCafe reminds us that over 10k people turn 65 every day. With that in mind the crunched the numbers to determine the best retirement destinations in the nation. Click here to read more.
U.S. School Enrollment Rises Slightly
Recently released data from The U.S. Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey shows that the enrollment rate at U.S. schools rose slightly between 2020 and 2021, as approximately 1% more people under age 35 enrolled in school. Click here to read more.
U.S. Inflation – How Much Have Prices Increased?
Infographic: The Visual Capitalist reminds us that inflation has been top of most American’s minds over the past year, which they say has loomed over every aspect of the economy. But, how has inflation actually impacted the prices of everyday goods like bread and butter or gas and public transportation? Click here to read more.
Have you made a positive difference to our communities and society at large?
National REIA is proud of our association’s and their member’s contributions to their communities. We promote a spirit of “giving back” throughout our industry. Real Estate Investing has enhanced our lives and given us success so our mission to positively impact our communities is at the core of what we do.
If you have a great story of how you have made an impact in your community or you have a member that has done amazing work to contribute, please take a moment to submit the story to Caleb@nationalreia.org for inclusion in our publications, social media, and our website. We are excited to hear how our industry and those of us in it have made a positive difference to our communities and society at large!
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