Items Tagged with 'single-family rentals'

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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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  • Roofstock Series C funding boosted to $42 million by new investors

    Online marketplace for single-family rentals also passed $1 billion in transactions
    Back in October, Roofstock, an online marketplace for single-family rental home investing, announced that it raised $35 million from seven different investors in its Series C round of funding. But, more investors apparently wanted the chance to fund the platform.
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  • Freddie Mac completes first single-family rental financing

    $11.1 million financing brings affordable housing to 9 metro areas
    Back in July, Freddie Mac announced it was gearing up to enter the rental market with a focus on affordable housing. Now, Berkadia, a leader in the commercial real estate industry, announced it closed the first single-family rental financing deal through Freddie Mac Multifamily.
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  • Freddie Mac launches single-family rental financing pilot program

    Partners with CoreVest
    Freddie Mac and CoreVest are partnering on a pilot program, which is expected to expand financing options for investors in single-family rentals for workforce and affordable housing. "Today, Freddie Mac Multifamily has taken another important step to increase the availability of affordable rental housing in communities across the country," said David Leopold, vice president of targeted affordable sales & investments at Freddie Mac Multifamily.
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