Rent http://www.kunc.org en Higher Rents May Turn Front Range Tenants Into Owners http://www.kunc.org/post/higher-rents-may-turn-front-range-tenants-owners <p>A Colorado Division of Housing 2014 first quarter <a href="http://extras.mnginteractive.com/live/media/site47/2014/0611/20140611_041302_1Q14%20Rents%20report.pdf" target="_blank">report [.pdf]</a> found that rents in many Front Range cities hit an <a href="http://www.reporterherald.com/news/larimer-county/ci_25944074/rents-climb-northern-colorado" target="_blank">all time high,</a> with rents in the Loveland-Fort Collins metropolitan area jumping 17.2 percent from this time last year. Fort Collins average rent hit $1,183, and Denver's average rents are $1,073.</p><p>It turns out those high rental rates may also be affecting the local housing market, real estate agents say.</p><p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Stephanie Paige Ogburn 57880 at http://www.kunc.org Higher Rents May Turn Front Range Tenants Into Owners Rent Spikes In Greeley Despite High Vacancy Rate http://www.kunc.org/post/rent-spikes-greeley-despite-high-vacancy-rate <p>Greeley’s fast growing economy and low unemployment rate does have its downsides. Rent is on the increase in the oil boomtown.</p><p> Sun, 16 Mar 2014 18:16:36 +0000 Dan Greenwood 54693 at http://www.kunc.org Rent Spikes In Greeley Despite High Vacancy Rate No Vacancy: Tight Market Challenges Apartment Hunters http://www.kunc.org/post/no-vacancy-tight-market-challenges-apartment-hunters <p>Finding rental housing in northern Colorado continues to be a challenge, with vacancies near historic lows in the third quarter of 2013. Fri, 29 Nov 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Erin OToole 52411 at http://www.kunc.org No Vacancy: Tight Market Challenges Apartment Hunters Generation Rent: Slamming Door Of Homeownership http://www.kunc.org/post/generation-rent-slamming-door-homeownership Kristi Taylor can pinpoint the precise moment she let go of the dream of homeownership. It was a few months ago, as she and her husband and infant son were driving through a neighborhood of homes near their apartment in Athens, Ga.<p>"As we were passing through, I realized that I don't really look at houses like I used to, when we would point out homes and say, 'That can be ours someday,' " says Taylor, who is 28. Thu, 07 Jun 2012 16:55:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 28526 at http://www.kunc.org Generation Rent: Slamming Door Of Homeownership Couple Charges Rental Property Is Haunted http://www.kunc.org/post/couple-charges-rental-property-haunted Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. A couple in Tom's River, New Jersey say they need out of their rental property because it's already occupied - or possessed. Jose Chinchilla and Michele Callan say they hear strange noises and something tugs on their bed sheets. They sued the landlord to get their security deposit back. They even called in paranormal researchers, who found the house a little short of haunted. And the landlord countersued, saying the tenants just don't want to pay the rent. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.<p> Tue, 17 Apr 2012 11:06:00 +0000 25770 at http://www.kunc.org