Category Archives: Supply

Top 20 Apartment Markets for Rent Growth for Q2 2014

By Michael Cunningham | Jul 7, 2014 The U.S. apartment market had about as impressive a second quarter as you can get. Occupancy jumped up to a seven-year high, even with newly built units hitting the market in large numbers. And quarterly … Continue reading

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Cap-Rate Gap Between Older, Newer Properties Starts to Narrow

April 16, 2014 – By Luis Mejia, Multifamily Executive   Building age is a crucial factor in every investment decision, one of the first considerations when picking a core, value-add, or opportunistic strategy. After all, newer and older buildings come … Continue reading

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Fading Negative Equity May Boost Inventory (Single Family Homes)

Sept 6, 2013 by Carrie Rossenfeld – http://www.globest.com  IRVINE, CA-Fewer underwater homeowners translates to increasing equity, which is a step in the right direction for the housing industry, experts say. As negative equity fades and positive equity increases, more homeowners … Continue reading

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Are Multifamily Investor Preferences Shifting?

July 3rd, 2013, by Luis Mejia, Multi-Family Executive  Recent multifamily investment volumes indicate an early but potentially growing emphasis on low-rating properties. Indeed, as the chart below shows, from the first quarter of 2010 through the first quarter of 2013, … Continue reading

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Landsmith Pays $48M for 455 Homes, Half of Them Located in Houston, TX

Note: We normally don’t cover the single family home market, but this goes to support the article dated June 4, 2013 and this new trend could have a potential impact onto the housing market as a whole and onto the … Continue reading

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A New Paradigm or Wishful Thinking? Factors including an imposing development pipeline, rising home values, and some easing in single-family credit will test the multifamily sector’s resilience.

January 24, 2013 Few asset classes can boast a convergence of favorable circumstances to rival that of the apartment sector. Whether by choice or necessity, record numbers of American families have swelled the rental ranks since the onset of the … Continue reading

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CoStar Sounds Early Warning On Multifamily Development

January 19, 2013 The real estate analysts at the CoStar Group worry that the growth in multifamily development may be too much of a good thing. “Apartment construction has been on a tear in certain markets,” CoStar says. “With the inventory … Continue reading

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