Category Archives: Investing

Ten-X: Top Five Markets for Great Apartment Investments

Sacramento, Las Vegas, Dallas, Atlanta and Phoenix are the top five markets in the United States that will be great places for multifamily investments, according to research from Ten-X. The Irvine, CA-headquartered real estate marketplace company indicated that the reason … Continue reading

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Survey reveals Americans’ top investment choice: Real estate

The crash in housing prices that walloped the economy over the past decade no longer seems to haunt Americans as it did during the recession. For the first time in three years, real estate was the most popular investment option … Continue reading

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NATIONAL MULTIFAMILY Commentary Multifamily Demand Will Still Outweigh Supply In 2017

NEW YORK CITY—For the past several years, Capital One has surveyed multifamily industry participants at the RealShare Apartments conference to assess market sentiment for the coming year. Starting last year, the firm began using the survey as a platform for … Continue reading

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CMBS Late-Pays Reach 14-Month High

Trepp headquarters in New York City; the firm reports December late-pay increases in some sectors and decreases in others.NEW YORK CITY—Erasing all of the gains registered in early 2016, the CMBS delinquency rate climbed 20 basis points last month to … Continue reading

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Better Buildings Challenge Helps Owners Improve Their Buildings’ Energy Efficiency

Without good energy data, it’s hard to know how best to invest in building improvements and navigate the array of energy-efficiency options you could implement at your different properties. Multiply that lack of information by the many different building designs, … 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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Class B Offers Choice Investments

Would you rather have a B or a C than an A? Not likely in academics. Probably not likely in restaurant sanitation grades either. But how about in apartment investing? While B and C properties are often not the most … Continue reading

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