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Invitation Homes’ Fannie Mae Deal May Have Implications for the SFR Market
The same strategy could be available for other investors if Fannie Mae offers this kind of loan to the rest of the single-family rental housing sector.
Rents Rise Fastest in Class-B Submarkets
Rents are growing much more slowly in the urban, core markets where the rents are already high.
Outlook for Apartment Sector Looks Strong
Rents will continue to grow faster than inflation and the average percentage of occupied apartments will continue to be relatively healthy in 2017.
Connection is the Best Amenity for Apartment Properties
Developers are helping their residents connect with services and amenities outside the community.
Student Housing Development Begins to Slow Down
The shortage of good sites to build on and the difficultly of finding construction financing have prevented developers from getting too far ahead of the need for new student housing beds.
Micro-Unit Trend Spreads to Smaller Markets
Developers are now trying to replicate the success of micro-apartment projects in smaller markets.
Hotel Occupancies Hold Up In Spite of New Construction
Occupancy rates have kept rising even though hotels face competition both from home-sharing websites like Airbnb and from hotel construction.
Multifamily Developers Willing to Pay More to Build Near Mass Transit Stops
Numerous studies have found that renters pay more to live in apartments near mass transit stops.
Top SFR Owners Plan to Grow in 2017
The biggest owners and managers of single-family rental assets have plans to expand to take advantage of strong demand for rental housing and banks’ increased willingness to lend.
Foreign Money Looks Beyond Gateway Cities for Apartment Assets
Foreign investors are stretching beyond the gateway cities like Boston, Los Angeles and New York City that they are most familiar with.
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Apartment Building Owners Face Higher Rates on Loans
Lenders are looking more skeptically at the prices buyers are willing to pay for assets relative to the income from the properties.
Are Apartment Renters Ready to Own?
Relatively few renters are tempted to leave their apartments for homes or units that they would own themselves.
Apartment Building Buyers Unmoved by Interest Rate Hike
The higher interest rates could strengthen the demand for apartment properties, which would help support high prices.
Apartment Vacancy Rate Stays Low, Surprising Researchers
Experts now expect the U.S. vacancy rate to stay at or below 5.0 percent.
Trump’s Impact on the Apartment Sector 1
During the campaign, Trump made promises that would have an earthshaking effect on the real estate markets.
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