Weekly Roundup | August 04, 2017

We start this week’s round up of the top multifamily reads with a look at what apartments owners can do to keep their renters around. An article from the National Apartment Association (NAA) examines the top value-add features that not only increase retention but also raise rents. Tech and smart-home features have joined traditional upgrade [...]

By | 2017-08-15T15:05:23+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Blog, NYC|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup | July 28, 2017

This week’s collection of top multifamily reads takes a step back to examine some overarching trends impacting the apartment market. We’ll start off with an article I contributed to National Real Estate Investor (NREI) looking at two distinct multifamily market climates that often exist within the same metropolitan area. While certain cities are starting to [...]

By | 2017-08-09T15:51:42+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments

Technology Enables New Efficiency in Small Multifamily Lending

Ivan Kaufman, Chairman, President & CEO of Arbor Realty Trust Inc., sits down with Steve Johnson, Vice President of the Small Loan Business at Freddie Mac, and Sam Chandan, Silverstein Chair at the NYU SPS Schack Institute of Real Estate to discuss how new technology has enabled multifamily borrowers to secure financing for their investment [...]

By | 2017-07-28T16:03:19+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup | July 21, 2017

This week’s collection of multifamily must-reads center around unlocking multifamily value. We start off with an in-depth look into how ‘rentership’ has changed over the past 10 years from Pew Research. With 36.6% of U.S. households calling a rental unit home, the rentership rate is currently at a 50-year high. This is a national phenomenon [...]

By | 2017-08-08T17:46:04+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup | July 14, 2017

This week’s review of the top multifamily news stories starts off with a look at the rise in apartment demands at major metros. We’ll also examine the shift in student housing market, rising rents in senior housing and the Top 10 cities for millennials. Photo by Emmad Mazhari on Unsplash Top 15 Metros [...]

By | 2017-07-26T16:36:31+00:00 July 14th, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup | July 07, 2017

This week’s review of the top multifamily news stories starts off with a look at the rise of amenities aimed at making everyday life easier for older renters seeking to age in place. As covered in a recent Arbor webinar on senior housing trends, ride sharing services and grocery deliveries are enabling older renters to [...]

By | 2017-07-11T18:01:35+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup | June 09, 2017

In this week’s top multifamily reads, we see that foreign investors are still interested in U.S. commercial real estate — in fact, the asset class captured 31% of 2016’s global capital investments, according to Real Capital Analytics. We also learn why Florida and Texas are two of the top markets for those foreign investments. Additionally, [...]

By | 2017-06-21T16:31:13+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup | June 02, 2017

As we enter what is historically peak multifamily leasing season, this week’s roundup of top apartment reads will get you prepped on how to make the most of the busy time. While potential residents are out hitting the ground searching for their next home, apartment investors searching for their next opportunity can take a look [...]

By | 2017-06-19T14:36:38+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup | May 19, 2017

In this week’s collection of the top multifamily reads, we gain some insight into how the apartment value-add investment strategy has evolved over the course of the multifamily cycle to meet changing renter demands. Freddie Mac also provides us with some insight into how changing demographics and a persistent gap in new supply support continued [...]

By | 2017-06-19T14:36:38+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments