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Items Tagged with 'Invitation Homes'


Vacancies surge in Invitation Homes $1 billion rental securitization

Up nearly 33% in May
July 1, 2014
By property count, the month-end vacancy rate as of May 31 was 7.3%, up from 5.5% as of April 30. That’s an increase of nearly 33%.
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Blackstone bet big on Majority Leader Cantor and lost

Cantor goes down despite help from nation’s landlord
June 11, 2014
Majority Leader Eric Cantor was handed a shocking upset defeat Tuesday night, but he didn’t go down alone – Blackstone Group bet big on the moderate establishment Republican and now that investment is down the tubes as Cantor is on a path to private citizenship.
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Is it cheaper to rent a securitized apartment?

For Invitation Homes, the answer is yes
May 30, 2014
The use of securitization as a funding vehicle for any asset class is attractive as both a risk-mitigation tool and liquidity measure. However, there may be another uptick not initially measured, according to Kroll Bond Ratings inaugural issue measuring the Invitation Homes rental securitization deal.
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Invitation Homes prices nearly $1 billion rental securitization

$477.48 million tranche rated AAA by Moody’s, Kroll, Morningstar
May 22, 2014
Invitation Homes priced the largest tranche of the deal, $477.48 million, at one-month LIBOR plus 100 basis points. The total securitization is for $993 million.
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Moody’s issues ratings for $1B Invitation Homes rental securitization

Rates $801.9 million in four classes
May 21, 2014
Moody’s becomes the third ratings agency to issue $483.3 million in AAA ratings to the largest tranche of the deal.
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$1B rental securitization earns AAA rating from Morningstar

Offering is only fourth of its kind
May 16, 2014
IH 2014-SFR1 will be collateralized by a $1 billion loan secured by mortgages on 6,537 income-producing single-family homes.
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Kroll rates Invitation Homes $1B single-family securitization

$483M AAA plus five other classes
May 16, 2014
Kroll Bond Rating Agency assigns preliminary ratings to six classes of Invitation Homes 2014-SFR1 mortgage pass-through certificates, for a $1 billion loan secured by mortgages on 6,537 income-producing single-family homes.
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Billion-dollar club: Rent companies form massive trade group

Colony, Invitation Homes, American Homes 4 Rent, Starwood Waypoint join forces
March 26, 2014
The National Rental Home Council is a new trade group created by major owner-operators in the single-family rental home industry, focusing on increasing education about the professionally managed single-family rental industry.
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Moody's: First rental securitization doing pretty good

3 notable developments since issuance
March 12, 2014
Moody's Investors Service, which awarded a sterling Triple-A to Invitation Homes' inaugural REO-to-rental is reporting that the performance is within expectations, with 3 notable developments.
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Moody’s readies criteria for single-family rental securitization ratings

The investor's guide to ratings
March 6, 2014
Moody’s just handed issuers a golden rubric on how to ensure their securitizations meet certain rating levels.
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