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P2020 Fundraising by Zip Code: Sanders Dominates Seattle and other Major Cities in King County
Updated 2 months ago
Back in July, our sister site RealtyHop took a look at the presidential candidates' filed fundraising numbers for the second quarter. We then stated, by looking at the numbers (and numbers don't lie), that based on the fundraising numbers only five of the Democratic presidential candidates truly…
Denver - How Safe Is Your Neighborhood?
Updated 3 months ago
The Mile High City's crime rate continues to skyrocket for the sixth consecutive year. According to the FBI's crime statistics for the year 2018, Denver saw 44 crimes per 1,000 population in 2018, 1.4% more than in 2017. That said, not every Denver neighborhood experienced an equivalent rise in…
Baltimore - How Safe is Your Neighborhood?
Updated 3 months ago
Baltimore is infamous for its high crime rate. According to the most recent UCR statistics released by the FBI, Baltimore is one of the most dangerous places among the top 50 most populous cities. Criminals prowl the streets of Baltimore, and it is so bad that Gov. Larry Hogan of Maryland openly…
Minneapolis - How Safe Is Your Neighborhood?
Updated 3 months ago
Public safety has always been an important factor renters take into account when deciding where to live. Unfortunately, due to a sharp increase in population growth and a stagnant number of police officers available to respond to crime, Minneapolis is considered one of the top 50 most dangerous…
Atlanta - How Safe Is Your Neighborhood?
Updated 3 months ago
Home to the third-largest concentration of Fortune 500 companies like Coca-Cola, The Home Depot, Chick-fil-A, UPS, etc., Atlanta has risen in popularity among many young professionals and families in recent years. However, with a population of approximately half a million people and growing…
Is Your City Rodent Infested?
Updated 5 months ago
President Donald Trump's recent tweets put a spotlight on Baltimore. While the President probably doesn't mean that Baltimore is, literally, rat and rodent-infested, we at RentHop thought it'd be perfect to revisit the rodent crisis and include the Mobtown in our annual rat study, and see if…
New Graduates, Here’s Where to Move to Make the Most Money
Updated 7 months ago
Best Metro for Each Job   Congratulations, all new graduates! If you are one of those who just graduated from college or will be, these are exciting times! You no longer have tons of papers to finish, reading material to complete, waking up at the crack of dawn to attend a lecture, and most…
Best Time of Year to Rent
Updated 8 months ago
What is the best time of year to rent an apartment? Conventional wisdom would suggest that apartment hunting during the winter is superior to hunting during the summer. First, new graduates (or current students) tend to move during the summer, prior to commencing work or school. These new…
Can Your Job Impact Where You Should Live?
Updated 16 months ago
Finding an apartment for rent that's affordable, in a good area, while being in good shape is not an easy task. Especially if you're looking to rent in a big city. The task gets even more daunting when you are trying to find an apartment in a city that you're not familiar with, which is often…
2018 U.S. Market Trends
Updated 24 months ago
2017 was a fruitful year for the U.S. Despite the political climate and three hurricanes, our economy has been growing at a steady pace. Interest rates and jobs are on the rise, and so is minimum wage. The stock market had a phenomenal year, and let us not forget this -- after rounds of…
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