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Multifamily Investment

Freddie Mac’s Guggenmos Looks Ahead to 2020 for Multifamily

Apartment rents are still on the rise. Rental communities across the country are still fully occupied on average, despite years of new construction. But just a few months ago, the financial markets flashed warning signs of a possible recession in 2020. How long can the good times last? What challenges

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Multifamily Investment

These Markets Will Be the Best Bets for Multifamily Investments in 2020

As high-net-worth (HNW) investors and family offices mull next year’s opportunities in commercial real estate, they might want to keep the multifamily mantra in mind. For several years, industry players have consistently preached about the attractiveness of multifamily properties for HNW investors and family offices. Indeed, a recent NREI survey

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Multifamily Investment

Do Not Worry About Multifamily’s Cooling Demand

LOS ANGELES—First let’s say at the outset that CBRE predicts 2020 will be a very good year for commercial real estate. Transaction volume and cap rates are expected to remain stable, it says in a new report. But the year will not be without its challenges. One of which will

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Multifamily Investment

Five 2020 Trends to Consider in Multifamily Investment

Cautious optimism is the proverbial tone many multifamily investors are taking as the start of a new decade is only a few weeks away. The whispers of a slowing economy have turned to a dull roar, but according to recent IMF reports, the U.S. economy is expected to steadily grow

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Multifamily Investment

It Will Be a Buyer’s Market for Multifamily Next Year

WASHINGTON, DC—It will be a buyers’ market for apartment investors next year, according to a recent survey from Capital One. It found that 74% of multifamily professionals expect they will primarily be buyers rather than sellers while just 19% saw themselves primarily being sellers in the year ahead. Respondents also

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Development

The Marriage of Management and Leasing: How to Get Tenants to Say “I Do”

Operating a profitable rental property requires more than just well-run accounting practices.Successful owners understand that property managers and leasing agents must come together toconfess their love of one thing; tenants. A property has limited value without quality residents, butpursuing them, managing them and retaining them is no easy task. To

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Multifamily Investment

Look Who’s Trending High in Multifamily Markets

SCOTTSDALE, AZ—The multifamily market is on track to deliver another stellar year as numbers continue to come in from October’s performance. Yardi Matrix reports that average US rents rose $1 for the month to $1,476, reaching yet another all-time high, while year-over-year growth has been at least 3% for more

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Multifamily Investment

Multifamily Outshines Other Assets in Opportunity Zones

The impact of Opportunity Zone incentives is mixed and should be described in nuanced terms, according to a recent report by CBRE. There were 300+ investment funds with targets to raise $50 billion or more to invest in Opportunity Zones as of Q2 2019. Interest in this program was strong

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Multifamily Investment

This Year Could Break a Record for Multifamily Sales Volume

In the first nine months of 2019, multifamily sales volume has been higher than during any other comparable period in the past 10 years. Despite concerns about potentially slowing economic growth and new rent control laws around the country, investors continue to go after apartment properties. The volume of U.S.

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