Items Tagged with 'SFR investors'

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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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  • 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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  • Invitation Homes, Starwood Waypoint Homes to merge; create nation’s largest single-family landlord

    Consolidation in single-family rental business continues
    Three years ago, the nation’s four largest operators of single-family rental homes joined together to form a trade group. The founding members of the group were Colony American Homes, Invitation Homes, American Homes 4 Rent, and Starwood Waypoint Residential Trust. Now, thanks to a series of consolidations, that big four is about to be a big two. Meet the new Invitation Homes, the nation’s largest single-family rental landlord, by a wide margin.
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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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  • Here are the 25 cities with the biggest rent hikes right now

    Top places for single-family investors
    The second-quarter report for the top 25 cities with the biggest rent hikes is out, with quite a few changes on it compared to the first quarter. The No. 1 city might still be the same, but many others jumped around. Take a look to see what's different and where to invest.
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