The State of the Small Balance Multifamily Market: Q&A – Part 2A

Arbor has helped shape the small multifamily loan market into what it is today, partnering with Fannie Mae to develop the first-ever agency small loan program over 20 years ago. More recently, Arbor helped develop the Freddie Mac Small Balance Loan program that launched in 2014 — and was the program’s top lender in 2015 [...]

By | April 18th, 2017|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

What Are the Fastest Growing Markets for Small Multifamily Assets

By | April 6th, 2017|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

Apartment Inventory Age: Small Properties Are Older, Ready For Upgrades

By | November 30th, 2016|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

How Do Multifamily Renters Get to Work?

By | November 1st, 2016|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

How Does Race Composition Vary By Asset Size?

By | October 3rd, 2016|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

Top Performing Multifamily Rental Markets for Q1 2016

The multifamily market fundamentals continue to trend upward because of many factors. Homeownership isn’t as strong as it was since the recession, foreign investments reached new heights and rents are higher because of age-related demographics, which was highlighted in a previous article. By reading this article, Q1 2016 data from Reis gives us an opportunity [...]

By | August 10th, 2016|NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

How Much do Apartment Renters Pay for Utilities?

When renting, we all know that once a month we write a check to the landlord. Within the payment are some basic utilities that are covered as well.  By taking a read of this article, data from the American Community Survey shows what portion of renters have their utilities included in their monthly rent check [...]

By | August 8th, 2016|NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

How do Multifamily Renters Get to Work?

Did you know, that we could tell how you commute to work by what type of renter you are? We know that in larger cities, the longer the commute the more public transportation is being used. Meanwhile, smaller buildings and more suburban areas tend to have higher rates of automobile use. By reading this article, [...]

By | August 4th, 2016|NYC, 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 | August 2nd, 2016|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

Arbor Realty Trust Completes the Acquisition of Arbor Commercial Mortgage’s Agency Platform

Uniondale, NY, July 15, 2016 -- Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ABR) (the “Company”) announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Arbor Commercial Mortgage’s (“ACM’s”) agency platform for $276 million. The purchase price was paid with $138 million in stock, $88 million in cash and with the issuance of a $50 [...]

By | August 2nd, 2016|NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments