In this infographic, Ivan Kaufman discusses how renter occupation affects apartment size. Research found that renters inhabiting larger apartments tend to be employed in STEM jobs. In comparison, small property renters have lower average wages. Read the infographic to learn more!
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]