Items Tagged with 'single-family rentals'

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  • Walker & Dunlop joins Freddie Mac SFR pilot program

    Walker & Dunlop will provide $10 million to $25 million for affordable single-family rentals
    Walker & Dunlop is partnering with Freddie Mac to bring its affordable single-family rental pilot program to life. The program offers additional financing option for workforce and affordable rental housing in one to four-unit buildings. Walker & Dunlop’s dedicated SFR team will focus on providing loans to middle markets with an average loan size of between $10 million and $25 million.
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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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  • In the pipeline: Tapping the small veins

    Lenders are mobilizing to serve a growing class of investors that banks turn away
    Facing credit regulations stemming from 2008's financial crisis, banks are turning away a growing class of investors and new lenders are cropping up at the national level to tap underserved demand from individuals looking to break into the single-family rental and multifamily investment space.
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  • From HW Magazine

    SFR scales up

    With homeownership out of reach for many, single-family rentals continue to boom
    Single-family rental homes have long been an important piece of the housing economy and in recent years have taken on new importance. Following the housing crisis, more Americans and their families are choosing to rent and have decided that a single-family home is the best option to fit their needs.
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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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  • National Rental Home Council names new executive leadership

    Single-family rental trade group has grown from four members to almost 30
    The National Rental Home Council, a trade group made up of single-family rental home owners and operators, announced this week that it elected a new executive leadership team. Since its founding in 2014, the National Rental Home Council has seen its membership grow from its first four members to almost 30 currently.
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  • Renters Warehouse names Nolan Jacobson executive vice president of finance

    Former treasurer of Silver Bay Realty Trust
    Renters Warehouse, a property management company that specializes in managing rental houses, announced recently that it hired Nolan Jacobson to serve as the company’s executive vice president of finance. Prior to joining Renters Warehouse, Jacobson worked as the treasurer of Silver Bay Realty Trust, a real estate investment trust that owned and operated single-family rental homes.
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  • Altisource Residential changing its name to Front Yard Residential

    Name change effective on Feb. 21, 2018
    Altisource Residential, apparently tired of being confused with Altisource Portfolio Solutions and Altisource Asset Management, announced Friday that it plans to change its name to Front Yard Residential. According to the company, the name change will take effect on Feb. 21, 2018.
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