Items Tagged with 'Multifamily investors'

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  • Follow the money: Inside an emerging trend that could bring relief to home prices

    Shift to commercial investment could be solution to tension in single-family housing
    Home prices have been appreciating rapidly as the housing shortage and other economic factors keep upward pressure on the median price point in the U.S. The trend looks nigh invincible as a strong economy and rising interest rates cement it into place. But, what if there was a developing trend that could ease that pressure?
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  • Same rent, different day: Multifamily mighty at midway point in 2018

    Freddie Mac predicts strength in the multifamily market with moderate corrections to continue
    It looks the multifamily housing market is going to continue its strong performance with continued gradual correction, according to Freddie Mac, which just released its mid-year multifamily outlook. Same rent, different day. Rent growth remains healthy at the national level as continued demand keeps multifamily afloat.
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  • WhyHotel and the changing nature of short-term rentals

    WhyHotel Co-founder and CEO Jason Fudin dishes on the future of CRE and why WhyHotel is here to stay
    Alternative hospitality startup WhyHotel Co-Founder and CEO Jason Fudin spoke with HousingWire and gave us an inside look at his company, strategy and what’s on the horizon for the young company.
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  • Multifamily investment market is getting tougher still

    Freddie Mac's Apartment Investment Index took a tumble thanks to rising property prices, interest rates
    The Freddie Mac Apartment Investment Market Index fell 3.4% year-over-year in the first quarter, despite strong fundamentals. The index tracks 13 markets across the nation, aggregating employment data, permitting data net, operating income data and property price data to come up with a score that captures the investment climate in the multifamily market.
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  • Is the end of parking nigh upon us?

    1:1 parking ratio is a critical element of multifamily developments now, but that might be changing
    As urban renters eschew car ownership and cities densify, will investors become comfortable with the idea of easing up on the 1:1 parking ratio? The stage is set for parkingless developments to become a thing, only time will tell if and when investors will respond.
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  • Fannie Mae experts: How to address rising rents for moderate income households

    Bob Simpson and Tanya Zahalak on helping middle income renters afford their rent
    [Expert commentary] There should be a surplus of available units for for middle income renters, so why do rents keep rising? It's complicated. And what are we supposed to do about it? That's complicated too. Here's a look an exclusive look at some solutions to these issues from experts at Fannie Mae.
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  • How to survive the inevitable ups and downs in multifamily

    Use data to fight the booms and busts
    [Expert commentary] Markets, including the U.S. housing economy, aren’t always rational. No matter how many booms and busts markets endure, there is always a temptation to think “this time, it’s different. This time, the value of my property may continue to increase another quarter or another year.” So, how do you deal with the ebbs and flows?
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  • Former NFL kicker to invest $25M in Cincinnati apartments

    Doug Pelfrey, former Cincinnati Bengal, is making value-add investments in the Cincinnati area
    Doug Pelfrey, one of the Cincinnati Bengals’ all-time leading scorers, is going to invest over $25 million in multifamily housing across the Cincinnati metro, according to the Cincinnati Business Courier. His company, Blue Tide Partners will be purchasing and revamping a nine-property portfolio in the Greater Cincinnati area.
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  • Dodge Analytics: Residential construction starts fell 9% in April

    Multifamily dips 7% YoY, single-family rises 7%YoY
    Residential construction starts faltered in April as did the rest of the construction sectors, according to a report by Dodge Data & Analytics. The report showed that residential construction starts, both single-family and multifamily, totaled 303.8 billion, a 9% decrease from March. Multifamily dropped by 20%, which signaled the second declining month in a row.
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