Category Archives: Multifamily

  1. Capital Markets Upheaval Creates Opportunity

    By Charley Babb The recent volatility in the stock and bond markets has many investors on the edge of their seats. This is understandable as all of the gains that took the various US equity indices to record highs earlier this year have been erased,

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  2. Inverted Yield Curve, does it mean a recession for real estate too???

    By Todd McNeill Last year my colleague Charley Babb wrote about Inverted yield curve and its historical significance in predicting recessions.  To refresh, what is an Inverted Yield Curve? An inverted yield curve is an interest rate environment in which long-term debt instruments have a

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  3. Mounting Concessions, Slow Rent Growth Applying Pressure to Multifamily Projects

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    Multifamily developers answered the call in 2015 when a lack of housing supply and rising rents characterized many metro markets around the country. Since then more than one million new apartments have been built, the most in 30 years, and as a result, many of

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  4. The New CRE World Post-Tax Overhaul

    CRE and Tax Reform

    by Todd McNeill It appears the overhaul of the tax code signed into law on Dec. 22, 2017, represents a big win for commercial real estate.  Some sectors will benefit more than others.   Let’s take a look at some of the asset classes within commercial

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  5. Going Green with Fannie Mae’s Multifamily Green Initiative

    Fannie Mae’s Multifamily Green Initiative

    By Duke Dennis What if I told you I could get you more loan proceeds and a lower interest rate on your multifamily mortgage?  Is that something that might interest you? Fannie Mae (FNMA) is the nation’s largest source of multifamily mortgage capital. During the

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  6. Getting Creative: HUD 221 (D) (4)

    By: Andrew Hanzl Take notice! The landscape is shifting: In anticipation of a market slow-down, commercial real estate lenders are dialing back their leverage and exercising greater caution with lending practices. However, this isn’t necessarily a cause for concern – your deal can still get

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