Category Archives: interest rates

Fed Holds Interest Rates Steady but Voices Confidence in Economy

A few pieces of disappointing economic news in recent weeks have not shaken the Federal Reserve’s confidence that the economy is in good health. The Fed, as expected, did not raise rates on Wednesday after a two-day meeting of its … Continue reading

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Private Investors Dominate So Far in 2015

At this point in the market, the private buyers are winning apartments. Last month’s Real Capital Analytics analysis of 2015 apartment sales data showed that private investors account for 69% of deal volume in the garden segment. International investors pulled … Continue reading

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Cap Rates Hit Record Lows in 3Q (2014)

Overall cap rates are at 5.9%; for mid/high-rise they’ve shrunk to just 3.6%. By: Les Shaver – Apartment Finance Today Magazine Cap rates hit historic lows in the third quarter—falling 40 basis points (bps) to 5.9 percent, according to New … Continue reading

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What to watch: Will latest rate spike slow stocks down?

USA Today – November 8th, 2013 NEW YORK — A potentially big downside to the big jump in the number of U.S. jobs created last month is a super-size jump in interest rates. After the government reported Friday that 204,000 … Continue reading

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October 10, 2013 – Capital Markets Update

October 10, 2013 – Marcus & Millichap Capital Market Report Credit markets have begun to respond to stress related to the debt ceiling and lawmakers’ inability to find a solution.  While default is not anticipated, both equity and credit markets … Continue reading

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