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  • Kroll tells bond investors SFR market helps hedge portfolio in housing downturn

    Rental market emerges as attractive counter-cyclical play
    Earlier this week, the Structured Finance Investment Group held its annual Residential Mortgage Finance Symposium in New York City. Kroll Bond Rating Agency kindly emailed a recap to everyone who couldn’t make it and provided some color around prevailing views on the single-family rental space.
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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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  • Reuters takes aim at Invitation Homes

    Investigative piece alleges abuse by the SFR giant; Invitation Homes denies wrongdoing
    On Friday, Reuters broke news of its investigation into allegations of negligence against single-family rental giant Invitation Homes. The report details complaints of infestation, shoddy appliances, mold, long waits for repairs and “fee stacking,” all of which Invitation Homes denies or says were addressed in a timely fashion. This news broke ahead of Blackstone's, owner of Invitation Homes, purchase of a majority position in Reuters Financial Services division.
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  • Roofstock acquires single-family rental management platform

    Roofstock buys Streetlane Homes to increase its property management capabilities
    Roofstock is moving to expand its market share in the single-family rental realm. The company just acquired SFR management company Streetlane Homes with the goal of expanding into new markets with the acquisition and accessing more institutional investor clients.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Amherst: The state of single-family rental investments

    4 charts break down the market
    The single-family rental market is now past 200,000 properties owned by institutional capital. And this is probably a low estimate, according to a new white paper from Amherst Capital Management. These four charts break down the shifting trends in the SFR market.
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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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