Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of August 31, 2020

This week’s selection of news covers the current economic realities of real estate investments as well as updated research on the fundamentals which continue to support multifamily as a strong asset class. We start off with an Intercontinental Exchange podcast, where I was interviewed on both the short- and long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic [...]

By |2020-09-15T22:29:07+00:00September 4th, 2020|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of August 17, 2020

This week’s selection of industry news offers metrics on how multifamily is performing, and tips for planning taxes and attracting tenants. In the first article, National Real Estate Investor provides information on tax savings that could mean added liquidity for investors. Next, an Arbor infographic illustrates second quarter small multifamily benchmarks. RealPage presents rent collection [...]

By |2020-08-30T05:31:06+00:00August 21st, 2020|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of August 10, 2020

This week we review industry news offering investment insights, accounting for coronavirus-related shifts in consumer preferences and behavior. First, Arbor Realty Trust and Chandan Economics’ most recent quarterly report on small multifamily investment trends analyzes the current state of the market. It reviews key metrics that indicate an optimistic future outlook. The Arbor and Chandan [...]

By |2020-08-21T16:06:40+00:00August 14th, 2020|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of July 20, 2020

This week’s review of industry news provides both strategies and data points supporting the resiliency of the multifamily and SFR markets during COVID-19. In the first article, Trepp discusses how tenants continue to prioritize their rent liabilities. RealPage reports a rebounding of new lease signings in June for most major markets. Enterprise Community notes National [...]

By |2020-07-31T02:40:48+00:00July 24th, 2020|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of July 6, 2020

This week’s review of industry news underscores how the threat of COVID-19 is driving demand for housing with less density. In the first article, Arbor Realty Trust’s Chairman and CEO Ivan Kaufman explains to GlobeSt.com how although multifamily has fared well during the pandemic, a set of conditions including expiration of federal assistance programs could [...]

By |2020-07-14T11:14:13+00:00July 10th, 2020|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of June 29, 2020

Our focus on this week’s industry news assesses COVID-19’s changing impacts on the real estate market. We continue to observe strengths in the multifamily sector due to demand, low interest rates and the appeal of the greater affordability with rehab projects. First, Multi-Housing News reports on how COVID-19 will delay purchasing homes, which will increase [...]

By |2020-07-10T07:46:08+00:00July 3rd, 2020|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of June 22, 2020

This week’s review of multifamily news focuses on how COVID-19 is affecting rent pricing. This information can give industry professionals insights into how owners and operators are managing businesses in today’s environment. First, Zumper reports on the 10 cities with the largest price declines from March 15 (the onset of stay-at-home restrictions) to June 15. [...]

By |2020-07-10T07:24:12+00:00June 26th, 2020|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of June 8, 2020

The multifamily market continues to show positive signs for investment opportunities with this week’s highlights of industry news and information. The Mortgage Bank Association reviews the U.S. Census Bureau’s Rental Housing Finance Survey, which confirms the strength of the small multifamily market. The Urban Land Institute reports on the growing role of families in rental [...]

By |2020-06-18T20:53:26+00:00June 12th, 2020|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of April 27, 2020

This week’s roundup highlights how the multifamily industry is preparing for life after quarantine, as well as COVID-19’s impact on single-family rental demand and renters’ behaviors. First, Multi-Housing News explores how various multifamily owners and operators are implementing changes at their properties as a result of the coronavirus, including their approaches to giving tours and [...]

By |2020-05-08T06:43:09+00:00May 1st, 2020|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of April 20, 2020

This week’s roundup digs deeper into COVID-19 impacts on single-family rentals, apartment turnover and construction activity. First, NMHC provides an update to its Rent Payment Tracker, noting that 89% of households surveyed were able to pay full or partial rent by April 19. Next, NREI analyzes why the single-family rental sector is well positioned to [...]

By |2020-05-01T20:41:10+00:00April 24th, 2020|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|