Tag Archives: multifamily

Weekly Roundup: July 13, 2018

Long-term flood insurance, sustainable design features and single-family renter demand are explored throughout this week’s selection of industry new stories. MBA, along with nearly two dozen industry trade groups, are pushing Congress to take action and implement a long-term extension for the National Flood Insurance Program. Then, NREI states that as more renters come to

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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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U.S. Multifamily Remains Very Attractive to Foreign Investors

A new research blog post on ALEX Chatter examines the continued flood of foreign investment into U.S. multifamily. In fact, as Real Capital Analytics data points out, 2015 represented a new high for foreign investment in American apartments. Even more impressive was that the 2015 investment figure of $16.3 billion was nearly triple the $5.7

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Most U.S. Renters Live in Small Apartment Properties

Go ahead and picture an apartment building. If you are like most people, then you are likely envisioning something large, tall and in a city. Well — as recent Chandan Economics research published on ALEX Chatter shows — most multifamily renters (57%) actually live in buildings with between 5 and 19 units. The research also

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Loan Processing Automation Evolves – Arbor LoanExpress Streamlines Online Multifamily Lending Space

  In the information age, convenient does not always mean better. The quest to build faster, advanced platforms sometimes results in overwrought machines that value flash over function. Unfortunately, in many instances, customer service often disappears along the way. Despite this, innovation and personalized care need not work at cross-purposes. Indeed, the two have driven

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