The federal reserve hikes for the fourth time this year. That was directly indicated towards the renter houses. This has created many issues among the investors of the house. People who depended on rent as their income source are also the people who are having an issue with this increase in interest.
How Housing and Rental Markets are Responding to this
Due to the increase in the increased home price, investors are taking a larger mortgage to purchase the homes of investing. According to a report by The Mortgage Bankers Association of America, they have noticed the lowest mortgage application in 22 years. In addition, the average rate on a 30-year mortgage rose to 5.82%. As rented house prices are becoming more and more unreachable, people who are stuck with the rental property now have to see a decrease in profit. If they increase the rent price, tenants are going to be unhappy about it.
What about the growth in the rental house business?
Most people still have to live in a rented house, as they cannot afford a mortgage to buy a home by themselves. If the rented property values increase, this would mean that the rental rate will also increase. This can be a hindrance to the business. If investors are not willing to invest in the business, then rented property will be out of reach for the tenants.