Items Tagged with 'multifamily housing'

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  • Where do renters want to live?

    Here are the most desirable rental markets
    Earlier this year, a report from CBRE showed that there were more apartments built last year than in almost any other year since the 1980s. The report also showed where those apartments are being built, with the majority of the development coming from the top 20 markets. But are builders building where renters actually want to live? Do they really have their collective finger on the pulse of the renter? Yes and no, as it turns out.
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  • JLL buying HFF in $2 billion deal that will create multifamily real estate giant

    Two of the largest multifamily operators are joining forces
    In a deal that will combine two of the biggest names in multifamily and commercial real estate, Jones Lang LaSalle announced Tuesday that it is buying HFF for approximately $2 billion. Both JLL and HFF are consistently among the top lenders in the multifamily real estate space, with both companies placing in Freddie Mac’s top 10 lenders of 2018.
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  • New York man admits to playing key role in massive multifamily real estate scandal

    Scam defrauded M&T Bank, Berkadia Commercial Mortgage, others
    A New York man has admitted to taking part in a massive multifamily real estate scandal that harkens back to some of the darkest parts of the housing crisis, including fake residents, fake incomes, and inflated mortgages. The charges stem from an investigation that the Wall Street Journal previously called “one of the biggest mortgage-fraud probes since the financial crisis.”
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  • MBA: Commercial, multifamily mortgages continue performing historically well

    Delinquencies remain near historic lows
    It was basically the same song, different verse for commercial and multifamily mortgages at the end of 2018, with those mortgages continuing to perform at historic levels throughout the fourth quarter. According to newly released data from the MBA, delinquency rates on commercial and multifamily mortgages remained near historic lows during the fourth quarter, just as they did all year.
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  • These are the most affordable rental markets

    Majority of top affordable metros located in inland markets
    A new report by Zillow reveals the country’s most affordable rental markets, measuring affordability by the amount of income that renters need to set aside for monthly payments. According to the company's research, these are the five most affordable rental markets.
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  • Oregon enacts nation’s first statewide rent control law

    Rent control and eviction measures go into effect immediately
    Oregon just became the first state in the U.S. to enact statewide rent control. The law, which places an annual limit on rent increases of 7% plus inflation, was signed into effect on Thursday by Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, who signaled that this won’t be the state’s only step towards addressing affordable housing.
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  • Hunt Real Estate Capital buys RealtyMogul's proprietary loan underwriting program

    Hunt plans to use software in its commercial real estate lending business
    Hunt Real Estate Capital, which offers financing for all types of commercial real estate, will soon have a new underwriting system to help it originate those loans, as the company is buying a proprietary loan underwriting system from RealtyMogul. Here's more on the deal.
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