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Items Tagged with 'multifamily'


Where are real estate insiders putting their money on construction?

Multifamily jumps but single-family starts, permits weak
March 18, 2014
With mortgage applications at multiyear lows and hitting a two-decade low in late February, it looks like both construction companies and investors are shifting away from single-family housing and towards multifamily housing construction.
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Apartment rents rising faster than home prices in 6 major cities

Why rent when you can buy in these leading metros?
March 13, 2014
Multifamily rental prices have recovered to a greater extent than single-family prices post-crisis in six key major markets surveyed by Moody’s Investors Services.
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Freddie Mac predicts moderate multifamily growth

Slow, steady growth over the long haul
February 28, 2014
Freddie Mac’s multifamily outlook report projects that growth will be favorable in 2014, but will also moderate and become more in line with long-run historical levels.
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3 ways loan originations took off in fourth quarter

Health care, retail rescued flatline multifamily originations
February 3, 2014
Health care properties led the way, with a 70% jump in the dollar volume of loans. Retail saw a 43% increase, and office properties saw a 27% increase.
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Did Freddie just prove multifamily is making a comeback?

GSE has second biggest year yet
January 29, 2014
Every time you turn around, there is another analyst report suggesting the sun is either shining on or about to shine on multifamily properties. A new report from Freddie about its own multifamily business may just prove this point.
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It's a landlord's world now

Another report suggests multifamily is gaining traction
January 20, 2014
Is it time to bet on multifamily? More housing analysts say, yes. What was once a market dedicated to homeownership and long-term investments is shifting somewhat.
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Berkeley Point Capital provides $63M in multifamily financing

December 16, 2013
Multifamily demand could cause a shortage in the middle-class apartment segment, but deals are in the works. Furthermore, analysts within the industry cite a dire need for more revamped communities to serve middle-class renters.
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URS Capital Partners acquires Florida multifamily unit

Plans to grow in market
December 9, 2013
URS Capital Partners acquired South Point Place Apartments in Jacksonville, Fla., as part of an extensive plan to grow in the multifamily arena.
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Price inflation pushes U.S. renters to the brink

Half of renters spend more than 30% of their monthly income on housing
December 9, 2013
Rental prices are taxing lower-income families, with some Americans spending 30% to 50% of their monthly incomes on housing. And while multifamily properties are currently in construction, the trend of higher prices is far from over.
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Key U.S. housing markets challenged by lack of multifamily builds

Data shows construction is in line nationwide, but Colorado could use more units
November 27, 2013
A healthy apartment market balances demand against supply. With key U.S. housing markets running short on multifamily builds, a few areas, like Colorado, are suffering through rising rental prices and tighter market conditions for renters.
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