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New Capital Continues to Come to Multifamily
The market for apartment properties is likely to keep expanding. That’s despite the fact that the business of investing in apartments has already been in expansion for six years, since property prices hit their low point in 2009.
Urban Institute Predicts Rental Surge Among Millennials, Minorities, Seniors 1
Many apartment experts think the number of vacant apartments will rise this year, despite strong rent growth this spring. But in the long term, a growing number of researchers expect the demand for rental apartments to keeping growing for more than a decade.
Single-Family Investors Prune Portfolios
Large investors continue to buy single-family homes, though not as many as they bought just two years ago when home prices were lower and many of these investors were building their portfolios to reach a critical mass that they could operate and finance effectively.
Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Back In Action 1
Apartment investors are getting very competitive interest rates for permanent loans from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac lenders once again this summer.
Best Rent Growth in 15 Years for Apartments
The good news keeps coming for apartments. New resident rents rose 5.2 percent over the 12 months that ended in the second quarter. That’s the biggest rent hike since 1999-2000, according to the latest data from MPF Research, based in Carrollton, Texas.
Strong Demand Fills Student Housing
The demand for student housing is stronger than the supply on average across the country—and the strongest segment of the student housing market, privately-owned student housing properties were already full as of May for the academic year that will begin this fall.
Thousands of Condos for NYC and San Francisco
Developers have been very slow to restart construction of new condominiums across the United States since the condo crash. But in a few coastal markets like New York City and San Francisco, new condominiums are selling quickly and developers are building in bulk. The high cost of developable land is encouraging condo development in some prime downtown locations.
Fannie and Freddie Reward Affordable Housing Properties
If you own an apartment property where the rents are relatively low, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have an extra motive to offer you competitive financing options.
Single-Family Rental Companies Cash in on Wall Street 2
Top single-family rental companies are cashing in, raising billions of dollars on Wall Street by securitizing the loans on their portfolios.
Multifamily Developers Counting on Demand Through 2017
Developers planning new apartment buildings today won’t finish for two years or more in many parts of the country—hundreds of thousands of apartments now under construction have already softened the national multifamily markets. But many developers are now planning new projects anyway.
Multifamily Rents Up This Spring
Apartment rents are rising unexpectedly quickly, according to the latest numbers from MPF Research.
2016 Looks Bright for Student Housing
This year looks good for the student housing business, but next year may be even better, according to the latest research from data firm Axiometrics Inc., based in Dallas.
Green Roofs Grow on Multifamily Buildings in Major U.S. Cities
A growing number of cities are paying multifamily building owners to add green roofs to their buildings. That’s helping to motivate more owners to plant their rooftops.
Multifamily Construction Costs Fall, Labor Costs Rise
Construction is booming for the multifamily business, but so far, the cost of construction is not rising out of control. Prices are falling for diesel fuel, lumber and wall board. However, labor is more difficult to find, especially workers that handle lumber and sheet rock.
Multifamily Investors Bid in Secondary, Tertiary Markets
Investors are finally buying apartment properties in big numbers in smaller cities and towns. “There’s been a dramatic increase in the number of offers for properties in secondary and tertiary markets,” says John Sebree, director of Marcus & Millichap's National Multi Housing Group. “It’s been moving in this direction for some time—now it’s moving at a faster pace.”
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