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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 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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Why renters are ending up in the suburbs

Trey Garrison
At the Atlantic, they’ve taken note of something we’ve been tracking for a while at HousingWire: namely the growth of single-family rentals, and the reversal of migration to urban centers and back towards the suburbs.
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3 make-or-break things single-family housing investors get wrong

Not knowing leaves money on the table
Trey Garrison
More than four in 10 residential property sales in the first quarter this year were all-cash sales, the highest level since 2011, and increasingly these are smaller, mom-and-pop real estate investors rather than big companies. The problem – some of these newer rental home investors may not know about common pitfalls that institutional investors already know about.
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Blackstone shows REO-to-rental can be billion-dollar business (nearly)

Invitation Homes assets for 2013 worth $912 million
Jacob Gaffney
Much of the profit is due to its investments in hotel IPOs, but its activity in REO-to-rental is also particularly notable.
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Second REO-to-rental deal to raise millions, and questions

Lots and lots of questions
Trey Garrison
Journalists count by saying one, two, trend, but there really is a trend happening in REO-to-rental as an asset class.
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The secret to making REO-to-rental viable

As an investment class it needs work but analysts say go for it
Trey Garrison
There are a large number of abandoned homes and a large class of renters, but even when the housing market settles out and people’s credit is repaired over time, REO to rental is a growth area and potentially a permanent asset class, investors think.
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ABS Vegas: What analysts say you must know about REO-to-Rental

It's a new asset class and you don't want to get burned
Trey Garrison
Ratings analysts say they are treading cautiously with REO-to-Rental, and they are adopting specific criteria for making them more comfortable.
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ABS Vegas: Love or hate REO-to-Rental in 2014

It's driving home prices but can it continue?
Trey Garrison
Investors, analysts, and now academics and fair housing advocates are getting behind REO-to-Rental, a primary driver in inflating home prices. What does it mean?
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Large institutional investors bank on emerging asset classes

REO-to-rental securitization offers profitability
Christina Mlynski
Historically, smaller institutional investors have funded the single-family rental market, but that's about to change. Large investors are increasingly eying the nation's foreclosure inventory, coupled with a secular shift toward renting, which has created the possibility of larger-scale investments in the market, analysts with Keefe, Bruyette & Woods said in a new report.
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