This week’s industry news highlights are characterized by an increased interest in renting and a decreased interest in homeownership. First, The Washington Post states that mobility, convenience and community factors are driving a greater number of millennials and baby boomers to choose renting as a long-term option. Then, MBA Mortgage reveals that the number of [...]
Rental affordability, thriving metros and the introduction of mixed-use design are the key topics discussed in this week’s multifamily news updates. First, Urban Institute examines how affordable homeownership is to renters in various metros across the U.S. Then, NREI takes a closer look at the advantages of investing in affordable properties, concluding that steady demand [...]
A Q&A Session with Ivan Kaufman and Sam Chandan on multifamily construction, lending and the small balance apartment sector. For over 20 years, Arbor has helped multifamily real estate investors achieve their financial goals. In March 2017, Ivan Kaufman, Chairman, President & CEO of Arbor, sat down with Sam Chandan, Silverstein Chair of the New [...]
A Q&A Session with Ivan Kaufman and Sam Chandan For over 20 years, Arbor has helped multifamily real estate investors achieve their financial goals. In March 2017, Ivan Kaufman, Chairman, President & CEO of Arbor, sat down with Sam Chandan, Silverstein Chair of the New York University SPS Schack Institute and Founder of Chandan Economics, [...]
(The Small Balance Multifamily Q&A — Part 2b) 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 [...]
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!
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 [...]