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  • Apartments will be the first property type to turnaround in current cycle
  • Employment gains will enhance apartment occupancy and rent growth
  • Household formation rates will rise as the economy and employment improves
  • Pricing today is 20-40% below two to three years ago
  • Pent-up demand will result in rent spikes by 2012
  • Demographics favor apartments; the echo boomers will increase demand
  • Vacancy rates will max out in 2010 at 8.9% then drop to the mid 6% range by late 2012
  • Inflation is likely to increase in the next 2-3 years and apartments adjust the fastest of the major property types
  • Apartments generate cash flow which will be increasingly sought after by investors
  • Home ownership rates peaked in 2004 at 69.2% and are now at 67.2% and going lower
  • Financing is readily available at attractive rates
  • Demand will grow by 2012 to meet the prior absorption peak of 2008
For a more extensive explanation, please click here on "Why Invest In Apartments".

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Kensington has experience with thousands of apartment units. We provide our residents with a level of service equaled only by a hotel concierge and combine this with a disciplined investment process, integrated proprietary research methodology and state-of-the-art accounting and client reporting systems. The result is superior investment performance accompanied by specific value creation programs.

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For more information on our company please click here on "About Kensington".