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Weekly Roundup | October 27, 2017

This week’s top multifamily news stories take a look at why more people are expressing a preference for renting over home buying, and what that means for the greater multifamily industry. First, Axiometrics explores the relationship between student debt and a decrease in homeownership. Next, The Wall Street Journal delves into data that reveals an [...]

By | 2017-11-07T19:39:39+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup | October 20, 2017

In this week’s collection of the top multifamily reads, we take a look at how changing technology and behavior impact the apartment sector. First, Multifamily Executive walks through the ‘triple bottom line’ benefits — social, environmental and fiscal — of implementing energy and water efficiency programs. Next, an article from Property Management Insider expands on [...]

By | 2017-10-31T21:14:24+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup | October 13, 2017

In this week’s collection of top multifamily reads, we examine growth in small balance lending, construction permits and multifamily rents. First, the Mortgage Bankers Association explores the recent rise in small balance multifamily lending. Next, we turn to MPF Research, which offers new research shedding light on increased construction permits across several key major metros. [...]

By | 2017-10-26T19:25:38+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Working Seniors on the Rise: A Renter Segment to Watch

Originally posted on Arbor Loan Express It's clear that due to recession, the US saw an uptick in the trend of delayed retirement in seniors across the country.  Working past the age of 65 no longer was an exception as seniors continued working into their late 60s and 70s. Since the financial crisis, this trend has [...]

By | 2017-10-12T19:35:59+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup | October 06, 2017

This week’s collection of multifamily news stories examines how understanding local renter demographics can lead to smarter investments and greater returns. First, National Real Estate Investor covers how to identify recovering metros that show potential for growth. Next, Multifamily Executive explores how studying renter psychographics can provide valuable insights on preferences, and ultimately help you [...]

By | 2017-10-18T17:52:58+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup | September 29, 2017

This week’s top multifamily news stories examine a variety of trends on the rise. First, the National Association of Home Builders provides us with a look of how single-family and apartment builders are “going green” with methods such as net-zero development. Next, Multifamily Executive delves into how small balance loans from Fannie Mae and Freddie [...]

By | 2017-10-10T20:02:58+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup | September 22, 2017

This week’s roundup of the top multifamily reads starts off with a look at construction. NREI delivers insight on the top 10 metros for multifamily permits, and while you can probably guess many of the cities on this list, the order might surprise you. Continuing on the construction trend, new research from Zillow explores how [...]

By | 2017-10-04T20:11:31+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup | September 15, 2017

This week’s collection of top multifamily news stories features a mix of topics all related to optimizing an apartment portfolio in 2018. First, we hear from Jeff Hayward at Fannie Mae, who presents the ‘triple bottom line’ of benefits related to green financing in Multi-Housing News. Next, Business Insider gives us a look at where [...]

By | 2017-10-04T20:09:47+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments