Looking back, the housing industry is totally Scrooged

Looking back, the housing industry is totally Scrooged

Here's the HousingWire/Star Wars Christmas 2014 special

FHA loans could face "tidal wave of defaults"

All indices hit series high

Another mortgage lender launches 3% down loan

Falls in line with FHFA
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Starwood Waypoint becomes latest to offer single-family rental bond

REIT launches first REO-to-rental securitization
Ben Lane
Starwood Waypoint Residential Trust, which was spun off of Starwood Property Trust in January as a real estate investment trust, is prepping its first securitzation based on income-producing single-family rental homes. The offering represents a drastic shift for the REIT, which initially had no plans to securitize its investments.
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Single-family rental bond yields are rising

Supply outpacing demand
Ben Lane
The supply of single-family rental securitizations is rising beyond the level of investor demand, and the surplus of available debt is driving yields up.
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Invitation Homes bringing another REO-to-rental securitization to market

Company’s third in 2014 and fourth overall
Ben Lane
Both Morningstar and Kroll Bond Ratings Agency released presale reports for the securitization, with each awarding $328.91 million in AAA ratings to the offering's Class A tranche.
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Progress Residential prices first REO-to-rental securitization

Pricing beginning to normalize in burgeoning asset class
Ben Lane
In a sign that the REO-to-rental securitization market is beginning to normalize, Progress Residential 2014-SFR1 priced similarly to the last REO-to-rental securitization, American Residential Properties’ $342.67 million securitization.
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Progress Residential joins booming REO-to-rental securitization market

There’s a new kid on the block
Ben Lane
Morningstar and Kroll Bond Rating Agency have each weighed in on the securitization with presale reports and awarded nearly $241 million in AAA ratings to the securitization’s Class A tranche.
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Vacancies drop again in Invitation Homes rental securitizations

Continues downward trend
Ben Lane
In Invitation Homes’ $1 billion single-family rental securitization, which launched earlier this year, the cash flow vacancy rate of the underlying properties fell to 5.4% as of July 31, down from June’s revised figure of 6.2%.
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American Residential prices first REO-to-rental securitization

Latest in up-and-coming asset class
Ben Lane
American Residential Properties REO-to-rental securitization received $184.89 million in AAA ratings from Morningstar in its presale report. Now American Residential has priced its first securitization.
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American Residential joins booming REO-to-rental securitization market

Becomes latest to attempt to capitalize on burgeoning asset class
Ben Lane
The offering, American Residential Properties 2014-SFR1, will mark the third straight week that a REO-to-rental securitization has hit the market, demonstrating the growing popularity of the asset class.
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Vacancies spike in Colony American Homes $514 million rental securitization

Delinquency rate increases 114%
Ben Lane
In total, the vacancy and delinquency rate by property count has risen nearly 81% in the last two months, from 4.7% in April to 8.5 in June.
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Business booming at American Homes 4 Rent, but…

Company reports 2nd quarter loss despite rising rental income
Ben Lane
As of June 30, American Homes 4 Rent had 23,364 leased properties, an increase of 2,698 properties from March 31. The company also reported “continued strong occupancy,” with 94.7% of properties leased that have been previously leased or rent-ready for more than 90 days and total portfolio occupancy of 86.0%.
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