Not the Bachelor Pad: Age and Income Profiles of Single Renters in Small Apartment Properties

Married households and families are well-represented in small property apartments. Reflecting that skew to larger households, smaller properties account for a relatively smaller share of single renters when compared to large buildings. How Many Single Renters in Small and Large Properties? As shown in the chart above, about 45 percent of all units in small [...]

By | 2017-06-19T14:36:40+00:00 February 1st, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments

Are America’s Seniors the Next Wave of Apartment Demand?

Seniors are an increasingly important multifamily renter cohort, especially for smaller properties. Some retirees are choosing to downsize and rent for lifestyle reasons. Other seniors are working — and renting — longer. How Big is the Seniors Renter Market? Seniors — including people 65 years of age and over — are 14.5 percent of the [...]

By | 2017-06-19T14:36:41+00:00 January 19th, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments

The State of Multifamily Lending in 2017

Listen as host Sam Chandan speaks with Arbor’s own Ivan Kaufman and Freddie Mac’s Steve Johnson about the growing success and financial benefits of the multifamily small balance loan market and how investors can take advantage. Hear from the small loan market’s leading experts as they provide exclusive insight on this highly impactful market sector. [...]

By | 2017-01-12T18:21:32+00:00 January 11th, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments

Solar Heating Trends in Small Apartment Buildings

Multifamily owners are increasingly turning to on-site solar as an environmentally friendly way to reduce operating costs. While multifamily properties have made meaningful gains adopting solar heating since 2010, there is room to grow, especially in the small property sector. But as new research from Chandan Economics shows, small assets (5 to 49 units) are [...]

By | 2017-06-19T14:36:41+00:00 December 27th, 2016|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments

Are Small Buildings More Family Friendly?

Having a family and trying to find the right place to live is quite the equation to figure out, especially when trying to provide the right environment for your children. We have seen that the smaller buildings in larger suburban areas tend to have a higher unit size, which make them more desirable to renters [...]

By | 2016-08-02T21:02:40+00:00 August 2nd, 2016|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments