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Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of September 2, 2019

This week’s roundup takes a look at apartment construction, mortgage originations and opportunity zones. First, NAHB analyzes U.S. metro areas with increasing or decreasing levels of building activity, noting that core counties of smaller metro areas were popular regions for new multifamily supply in the second quarter. Next, Commercial Property Executive reports that multifamily mortgage [...]

By |2019-09-12T21:32:08+00:00September 6th, 2019|blog|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of August 26, 2019

This week’s roundup offers insights on the top markets for rent growth, cost burdens for renters versus homeowners and Millennial’s influence on housing demand. First, Arbor’s Chatter blog takes a look at the metros that experienced the highest rent growth as of midyear 2019, reflecting a strong first half of the year for multifamily. Next, [...]

By |2019-09-06T17:33:45+00:00August 30th, 2019|blog|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of August 19, 2019

This week’s roundup takes a look at second-quarter 2019 construction data, multifamily borrowing and rent growth. First, NAHB reports that the elevated rental share of multifamily construction is keeping average apartment sizes below pre-recession levels, with the average per unit square footage totaling 1,103 in the second quarter. Next, MBA observes that commercial and multifamily [...]

By |2019-08-30T17:53:48+00:00August 23rd, 2019|blog|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of August 12, 2019

This week’s roundup offers insights on the U.S. multifamily market’s performance, the inverted yield curve’s impact on real estate and artificial intelligence. First, Arbor’s Chatter blog introduces Part 3 of its video series with Chandan Economics, this time focused on how the nation’s multifamily market has performed so far this year and the outlook for [...]

By |2019-08-23T04:07:06+00:00August 16th, 2019|blog|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of August 5, 2019

This week’s roundup takes a look at single-family rental investment trends, apartment cap rates and the top markets for multifamily deliveries. First, Arbor’s Chatter blog releases its Q2 2019 Single-Family Rental Investment Trends Report, which offers insights on the sector’s fundamentals and performance in the first half of the year. Next, RealPage reports that apartment [...]

By |2019-08-16T04:13:36+00:00August 9th, 2019|blog|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of July 29, 2019

This week’s multifamily roundup offers insights on apartment occupancy, rent growth and construction starts. First, RealPage notes that several metros experienced record-high occupancy rates in the second quarter, fueled by continued robust demand. Next, MBA observes that multifamily rents grew for the ninth consecutive month, resulting in 3% year-over-year growth. Arbor’s Chatter blog releases its [...]

By |2019-08-16T04:01:12+00:00August 2nd, 2019|blog|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of July 22, 2019

This week’s multifamily roundup takes a look at the homeownership rate, metro-specific fundamentals and the industry’s preparation for the LIBOR transition. First, MBA reports that the national homeownership rate declined slightly in the second quarter, as many of the newly formed households this year have chosen to rent. Next, RealPage examines Houston’s apartment market, noting [...]

By |2019-08-01T07:28:18+00:00July 26th, 2019|blog|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of July 15, 2019

This week’s multifamily roundup offers insights on apartment completions, supply-demand fundamentals and senior renters. First, RealPage notes that new supply is expected to surge in 2020, with markets such as Houston and Los Angeles set to see the highest year-over-year boost in apartment completions. Next, Nareit observes that despite elevated levels of construction activity, rental [...]

By |2019-07-26T02:24:23+00:00July 19th, 2019|blog|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of July 8, 2019

This week’s multifamily roundup takes a look at U.S. apartment demand, the economy’s longest expansion on record and the mortgage industry’s new interest-rate index. First, RealPage reports that the apartment sector’s performance in the second quarter was strong, with demand reaching a five-year high. Next, Arbor’s Chatter blog releases the first part of a new [...]

By |2019-07-18T19:43:47+00:00July 12th, 2019|blog|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of July 1, 2019

This week’s multifamily roundup offers insights on the nation’s economic expansion, property prices and affordable housing’s impact on neighborhoods. First, CNBC’s Nightly Business Report takes a look at the current economic recovery, which is now the longest on record going back to 1854. Next, NREI notes that properties are still experiencing strong price growth, which [...]

By |2019-07-12T01:11:59+00:00July 1st, 2019|blog|0 Comments