2018 Apartment Transactions

A quarterly comparison of apartment transactions over the past four years indicated an 18.6 percent year-over-year decrease in the fourth quarter of 2017.

Greater than $500,000; $ in billions

Source: CoStar Group Inc.

Total investment volume for apartment transactions increased by 14.4 percent or roughly $4 million in the first quarter of 2018, compared to the same interval in the previous year, with 213,505 units sold in the first quarter of 2018 and 216,670 units traded in the first quarter of 2017. Prices per unit grew by 16.1 percent in a comparison of the same quarters in 2018 and 2017.

Compared to the fourth quarter of 2017, total investment volume decreased by 29.2 percent or approximately $13 million in March 2018. The 213,505 units sold in the first quarter of 2018 went for an average price of $147,966, compared to the 302,918 units that traded for an average $147,254 in the fourth quarter ending in December 2017.

—Posted on June 19, 2018


Greater than $500,000; $ in billions

Source: CoStar Group Inc.
Source: CoStar Group Inc.

Total investment volume for apartment transactions on a year-over-year basis decreased by 18.6 percent, or roughly $7.8 billion, in the fourth quarter of 2017. A total of 219,151 units were sold in the fourth quarter of 2017 and 299,294 units traded in the fourth quarter of 2016. However, compared to the fourth quarter of 2016, prices per unit increased by 11.1 percent.

Compared to the third quarter of 2017, total investment volume decreased by 12.1 percent, or approximately $4.7 billion, in December 2017. Roughly 220,000 units sold in the fourth quarter of 2017 at an average price per unit of $155,726, compared to the 259,192 units that traded for an average $149,785 per unit in the third quarter of 2017.

—Posted on Mar. 20, 2018


Greater than $500,000; $ in billions

Source: CoStar Group Inc.
Source: CoStar Group Inc.

—Posted on Dec. 30, 2017