Category Archives: real estate

Yardi Matrix – 2018 US Multifamily Market Update

ARE YOU THINKING WHAT WE’RE THINKING? Are you looking over your shoulder? Much of what investors feared hasn’t materialized and now, is 2018 and 2019 going to really surprise us? This is a good time to take stock of how … Continue reading

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How To Buy Right And Finance Appropriately

COSTA MESA, CA—Panelists at the recent Crittenden National Real Estate conference here on Wednesday focused how to stay ahead in an ever-changing multifamily world and how to adopt new technologies in order to compete with new players in the market, among other … Continue reading

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How to Find Continued Value in Apartment Acquisitions

The stability, durability and continued capital flows into multifamily investing permeate today’s headlines, with industry pundits believing apartments to be the most popular product type with real estate investors in 2018, second only to industrial. Mixed signals abound among varying markets, and … Continue reading

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Prices Keep Rising for Apartment Properties, Forcing Investors into Smaller Markets

Investors keep looking for apartment buildings to buy at good prices. The search is leading them to smaller properties in smaller markets. “Things continue to be very good in multifamily,” says John Sebree, national director of the national multi housing group … Continue reading

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Affordable Apartments Lost

Every year, thousands of apartments are demolished, often by owners who can no longer afford the repairs needed to maintain them. These units are often among the most affordable homes in their respective markets, with the people living in them … Continue reading

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Seniors Housing Occupancy Stagnates, as Absorption Lags

Occupancy in the seniors housing sector remained unchanged in the fourth quarter of 2017 compared to the quarter prior—though it dropped year-over-year—as completions continued to outpace absorption. Rent growth also slowed. The sector’s national occupancy rate, based on aggregate statistics from … Continue reading

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Explaining High Apartment Returns

Over the last three decades, apartments have become a recognized and desired asset class among real estate investors, both domestic and foreign. One reason for the investor interest is that apartment returns have outperformed other property-types. While the underlying characteristics … Continue reading

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