Weekly Roundup | November 11th, 2017

This week’s collection of top multifamily news features a good mix of stats and trends pertinent to smart apartment investing. To start, the Mortgage Bankers Association reports that commercial and multifamily mortgage loan originations increased 21% from a year ago, and by 8% from the second quarter. Next, Property Manager Insider investigates the simplistic amenities [...]

By | 2017-11-30T19:47:09+00:00 November 11th, 2017|Architecture, Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup | October 27, 2017

This week’s top multifamily news stories take a look at why more people are expressing a preference for renting over home buying, and what that means for the greater multifamily industry. First, Axiometrics explores the relationship between student debt and a decrease in homeownership. Next, The Wall Street Journal delves into data that reveals an [...]

By | 2017-11-07T19:39:39+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments

Working Seniors on the Rise: A Renter Segment to Watch

Originally posted on Arbor Loan Express It's clear that due to recession, the US saw an uptick in the trend of delayed retirement in seniors across the country.  Working past the age of 65 no longer was an exception as seniors continued working into their late 60s and 70s. Since the financial crisis, this trend has [...]

By | 2017-10-12T19:35:59+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup | October 06, 2017

This week’s collection of multifamily news stories examines how understanding local renter demographics can lead to smarter investments and greater returns. First, National Real Estate Investor covers how to identify recovering metros that show potential for growth. Next, Multifamily Executive explores how studying renter psychographics can provide valuable insights on preferences, and ultimately help you [...]

By | 2017-10-18T17:52:58+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup | September 29, 2017

This week’s top multifamily news stories examine a variety of trends on the rise. First, the National Association of Home Builders provides us with a look of how single-family and apartment builders are “going green” with methods such as net-zero development. Next, Multifamily Executive delves into how small balance loans from Fannie Mae and Freddie [...]

By | 2017-10-10T20:02:58+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup | September 15, 2017

This week’s collection of top multifamily news stories features a mix of topics all related to optimizing an apartment portfolio in 2018. First, we hear from Jeff Hayward at Fannie Mae, who presents the ‘triple bottom line’ of benefits related to green financing in Multi-Housing News. Next, Business Insider gives us a look at where [...]

By | 2017-10-04T20:09:47+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup | September 08, 2017

  In this week’s collection of multifamily reads, we explore the industry's take on multifamily housing, learn more about millennial households, understand how building age impacts multifamily rents, long term resident retention tips and more.  Photo by Daniel von Appen on Unsplash Most in Industry Optimistic about Multifamily Freddie Mac – September 6, [...]

By | 2017-09-19T18:26:58+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup | September 01, 2017

In this week’s collection of multifamily reads, we get a closer look at how renters make decisions. First, we examine the results from Village Green’s recent resident survey. Unsurprisingly, the national apartment manager found that cost and location are the two greatest factors influencing a decision to lease. In third place was a ‘community environment’, [...]

By | 2017-09-13T19:16:27+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments