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Weekly Roundup: Week of October 22, 2018

This week’s multifamily roundup features insights on Houston’s apartment market recovery, how rents differ by property age, and updated Opportunity Zone guidelines. First, Real Capital Analytics notes that the apartment sector was the only property type to post double-digit annual price growth in the third quarter. Then, Real Page takes a look at the large

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Weekly Roundup: Week of October 8, 2018

This week’s multifamily roundup features insights on the nuances of today’s apartment renters, the trend of declining public transit use, and residents’ willingness to pay a premium for green features. First, RealPage provides an in-depth look at the nation’s apartment renter base, finding eight distinct types of U.S. renter households. Then, NREI reports that demand

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Weekly Roundup: August 13, 2018

This week’s multifamily roundup features insights on multifamily construction starts in the top 10 metros, the occupational profile of workforce renters and where luxury apartment rents are rising. First, Multifamily Executive reports that construction activity has picked up over the last six months in half of the top 10 metro markets. Then, Mortgage Bankers Association

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Weekly Roundup: June 22, 2018

The rise of green roofs, overall apartment performance and increasing monthly rents are covered in this week’s news highlights. First, National Apartment Association examines Denver’s decision to pass an initiative that requires new and existing buildings to add green spaces to rooftops. Next, RealPage states that many of the nation’s largest markets have outperformed historic

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Real Estate Weekly Roundup: June 15, 2018

This week’s industry news highlights feature information on small balance lending growth as well as the new amenities that are attracting college students. First, MBA reports that small balance multifamily lending could increase 4 to 6 percent this year due to factors like having a superior risk-adjusted performance outlook. Then, Multifamily Executive states that effective

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Bridge Market Grows More Liquid, Competitive

Authored by Michael Ratliff, the editor of ALEX Chatter.  The multifamily bridge loan space has become an increasingly popular lending sector as the current multifamily cycle has progressed. This is largely due to the rise of the value-add investment strategy. Strategic multifamily investors have benefitted greatly from the prevalence of older, mismanaged apartment inventory that’s

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Arbor Completes $200 Million Multifamily Loans That Span 5 States

    Renowned direct lender Arbor Commercial Mortgage, LLC [“Arbor”] recently announced the closing of $200,315,900 in loans for properties across five Southern and Midwestern states, including Texas, Arkansas, Tennessee, Alabama and Ohio. The loans were procured through Fannie Mae Delegated Underwriting & Servicing (DUS®) Loan, Fannie Mae DUS® Multifamily Affordable Housing, Fannie Mae DUS®

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