Cape Coral is the largest increase in rent in the country, 23% increase since last year. This is a great example of why investing would be better opportunity than renting.
The RentRange data shows that cities in the South and West generally had the greatest increases in home rental rates, while cities in the Midwest and Northeast experienced smaller increases. California and Florida were particularly strong, accounting for seven of the top 10 markets on the list
“We continue to see substantial opportunity in real estate investing, but strengthening real estate markets in many regions require investors to be more informed before buying an investment property and rehabilitating it in order to achieve their desired return,” said Walter Charnoff, Chief Executive Officer of the RentRange business.