Items Tagged with 'single-family rental assets'

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  • Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac ending expansion into single-family rentals

    FHFA says single-family rental market can function without GSEs
    Over the last year or so, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac both expanded their presence in the single-family rental market, with both of the GSEs beginning to fund single-family rental investments for larger players in the market. But that expansion is about to end.
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  • Inspirato enters luxury single-family home market

    The hospitality brand is adding luxury vacation homes to its portfolio
    Inspirato is making the jump into the single-family rental realm/ownership with a new business arm, Inspirato Real Estate. It is marketing homes as rental investments within its portfolio for people who are looking to buy a vacation home but are hesitant for fear of losing money on the home or never using it.
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  • Redwood Trust inks deal with 5 Arches to grow single-family rental loan business

    Buying minority interest in investor-focused originator
    Redwood Trust, a real estate investment trust that specializes in buying and securitizing jumbo mortgages, is set to expand into investor-focused loans thanks to a new deal with 5 Arches. Under the deal, Redwood Trust is buying 20% of 5 Arches, an originator and asset manager of investor-focused loans, including loans for single-family rental homes, multifamily bridge, and fix-and-flip residential real estate.
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  • HomeUnion launches crowdfunding platform for single-family rentals

    Individual investors can now buy into “fix-and-flip fund”
    HomeUnion, an online residential real estate investment firm, is increasing its presence in the single-family rental market. Back in 2015, HomeUnion began lending to single-family rental investors. Now, HomeUnion is launching a new program that will make the company itself an investor in single-family rentals, but the company isn’t using its own money.
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  • Altisource Residential boosts single-family rental portfolio with $305.1M deal with Amherst

    Acquisition of 1,957 homes pushes total portfolio to more than 12,000
    Earlier this year, Altisource Residential grew its portfolio of single-family rental homes to more than 10,000, thanks to the second part of a three-part deal with Amherst Holdings. Now, the two companies have completed the third part of that agreement, with a $305.1 million deal that pushes Altisource's portfolio to more than 12,000 properties.
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  • Moody’s: Invitation Homes, Starwood Waypoint merger good for investors, but risks remain

    SFR securitization investors stand to gain from improved “economies of scale”
    Investors who bought into the single-family rental securitizations from Invitation Homes and Starwood Waypoint Homes stand to gain from the recently announced merger of the two SFR giants, but the deal is not without some inherent risk, Moody’s Investors Service said in a new report.
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  • Colony Starwood Homes buys $815 million portfolio of single-family rental homes

    Acquires 3,106 proprieties from GI Partners
    When Colony Starwood Homes got out of the non-performing loans business last year and sold off 1,675 NPLs for $265 million, the real estate investment trust said that it planned to use the funds from that sale to grow its portfolio of single-family rental homes. This week, Colony Starwood followed up on that promise and is growing its SFR business by agreeing to buy 3,106 single-family rental homes from GI Partners for $815 million.
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  • Altisource Residential growing single-family rental business again

    Signs agreement to acquire up to 3,500 rental properties
    Last year, Altisource Residential doubled its portfolio of single-family rental homes in one deal, buying a portfolio of 4,262 single-family rental properties for $652.3 million from “investment funds sponsored by Amherst Holdings.” And Friday, the company announced that it is growing its single-family rental portfolio again, in another deal with Amherst Holdings affiliates.
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