6 Apartment Trends That Would Be Nice to See

Sometimes trends take a hold of an industry, and it seems like everyone gets on the bandwagon. Here's a list of things I hope will start to trend in the apartment industry.

Sometimes trends take a hold of an industry, and it seems like everyone gets on the bandwagon. Same goes, of course, for apartments. I recently read an interesting blog on RentCafe called “Changing Trends in Apartment Living.” The blog listed some projected trends in the apartment industry, such as apartments going green and being near transportation, units getting smaller and communities offering free wireless.

These changes are sure to benefit both developers and renters. But it certainly doesn’t include everything on my apartment wish list.

Here’s a list of things I hope will start to trend in the apartment industry.

Walls (and ceilings, and floors) with more insulation. It would definitely help keep down heating costs. But really, one of the worst things about living in an apartment is hearing your neighbors at all hours—their TVs, their music, their screaming babies… Wouldn’t it be nice if an apartment was soundproof?

Read the rest of the list here.