Change in rent
: +15.6 percent Change in sales price
: -4.7 percent Price drop from peak
: -18.2 percent Job growth, 1 year
: +0.69 percent
Job growth in the Edison-New Brunswick metro area has been modest. Nevertheless, rent in the region jumped a full 15.6 percent in 12 months, by far the largest increase in the country. In the past quarter alone, rent increased 4 percent. Meanwhile, home prices actually fell 4.7 percent, the 11th-largest decrease in the country.
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