Rental Prices Are Rising for These Big-City Apartments, but Falling for These OthersPosted by: jhon | Posted on: November 13, 2020
The standard pandemic narrative goes something like this: COVID-19 pushed renters into fleeing their tiny, claustrophobic apartments in the big, expensive cities—in turn causing monthly rents to plummet. However, it turns out that’s only partly true.
Nationally, monthly rents continued to fall for studios, typically the smallest spaces, according to realtor.com®’s October rental report. However, they’re rising again for one-bedroom units and the more desirable two-bedroom abodes. The latter provides extra space, including an extra bedroom, which some folks are turning into makeshift offices.