Investments

Investments
The secondary market and real estate investing. Also includes Ginnie, GSE, and private MBS coverage from the loan-level transaction vendor space up to waterfall management of SPVs.

ARTICLES

  • Follow the money: Inside an emerging trend that could bring relief to home prices

    Shift to commercial investment could be solution to tension in single-family housing
    Home prices have been appreciating rapidly as the housing shortage and other economic factors keep upward pressure on the median price point in the U.S. The trend looks nigh invincible as a strong economy and rising interest rates cement it into place. But, what if there was a developing trend that could ease that pressure?
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  • Multifamily investment showing signs of slowing

    CBRE and Real Capital Analytics research shows multifamily investment took a tumble in Q2
    Multifamily investment could be showing signs of slowing down heading into the back half of the year, as investors ease up on their appetite for garden-style properties, according to research from CBRE and Real Capital Analytics.
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  • NPR: Rural America's future at risk thanks to lack of 'adequate housing'

    Rural America is poised for a rebound, but without the housing infrastructure to support it, the future could pass it by
    Rural America is facing a shortage of “adequate housing.” Despite a dwindling population and the expectation that housing prices would fall, NPR reports that affordability is worsening in rural areas due to “aging-in-place” and the gradual obsolescence of their housing inventories.
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  • Marcus & Millichap hires multifamily ace to run its financing division

    David Shillington stepping into William Hughes position as Hughes transitions to retirement
    Marcus & Millichap hired David Shillington to lead its financing arm. Shillington will serve as president of Marcus & Millichap Capital Corporation and brings over 30 years of experience to the firm and is taking the place of William Hughes, who announced his retirement earlier this year.
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  • Celebrity Financial finalizes mortgage company acquisition

    Midwest Equity Mortgage purchase completed
    Celebrity Financial has finalized its acquisition of independent mortgage lender Midwest Equity Mortgage. When the purchase was announced in June, Celebrity said it was going on an acquisition tear, starting with its purchase of Midwest Equity Mortgage, with additional plans to purchase companies in several industries, including banking, fintech, insurance and capital markets, over the next 12 to 24 months.
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