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SEC Considers Expanding the Accredited Investor Definition

The Securities and Exchange Commission issued a concept release on Tuesday, seeking public comment on possible changes aimed at expanding access to private securities. It includes a number of questions around growing the pool of accredited investors, such as whether … Continue reading

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“Steady on Interest Rates” Says Federal Reserve

The Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee unanimously voted to leave the key U.S. interest rate alone Wednesday. The money policy group will maintain the target range for the federal funds rate at 2.25% to 2.50%. Fed leaders were more … Continue reading

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The Hospitality Sector Sees the Entrance of a New Competitor: Upscale Glamping Hotels

Neil Dipaola, of outdoor lodging brand AutoCamp, talks about the company’s plans for a nationwide network of upscale trailer hotels. Outdoor lodging brand AutoCamp recently raised $115 million through a partnership with real estate private equity firm Whitman Peterson to … Continue reading

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The thing the bond market most feared is starting to happen

Traders have been fretting about the flattening of the yield curve — which is when interest rates on longer duration Treasury notes, like 10-years, get closer and closer to shorter term interest rates, like 2-years. The real fear is that … Continue reading

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Five Things Real Estate Investors Should Watch

Many have questioned whether markets are at an inflection point after increases in the 10-year Treasury yield and the U.S. midterm election. In short, we do not expect a significant change in the near-term outlook. Here are what market participants … Continue reading

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Five Steps to Smart Multifamily Investments

Home ownership rates have fallen in recent years due to rising home values and stricter underwriting standards. As a result of this and the increase in the number of people 34 and under—the prime rental age—more U.S. households are renting … Continue reading

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How rising interest rates could affect real estate

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates last week for the third time this year, signaling increased confidence in the United States economy. The move saw the federal funds rate increase a quarter percentage point to a range of 2 to … Continue reading

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Yardi: Multifamily rent growth shows no signs of tiring

Rents are still on their way up nationwide. The industry just posted the seventh consecutive month with an all-time high average rent. According to a report from Yardi, average rent in the U.S. rose $2 in august to $1,412 per month, … Continue reading

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Five Sub-Markets with the Most New Apartment Units

Here are the top five submarkets that saw the opening of the most new apartment units over the year that ended in the second quarter of 2018. New apartment construction on a national basis may be slowing down a bit … Continue reading

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Why women are better investors: study

And they would be wrong. According to new data from financial services giant Fidelity Investments, women are actually superior investors. In sifting through more than 8 million investment accounts, Fidelity discovered that women not only save more than men, 0.4 … Continue reading

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