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Multi-Housing Refinancing Dilemma: Pay Now, Or Lock In Later?

Multi-Housing Refinancing Dilemma: Pay Now, Or Lock In Later?

Should an investor shoulder that pre-pay penalty now and refinance, or does it make sense to wait a year or two?…

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APARTMENT MARKET STATISTICS: April 2014

APARTMENT MARKET STATISTICS: April 2014

Apartment total returns for the reporting members of the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries fell during 2013, to 2.48 percent in the fourth quarter.…

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APARTMENT MARKET STATISTICS: March 2014

APARTMENT MARKET STATISTICS: March 2014

Multifamily lending by banks increased by $8.1 billion during the third quarter of 2013, according to Chandan Economics.…

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PROFILE: Corporate Housing Firm Connects Luxury Condo Owners to Extended-Stay Market in New York City

PROFILE: Corporate Housing Firm Connects Luxury Condo Owners to Extended-Stay Market in New York City

Companies today are eager to hire temporary workers. And that is a boon for the corporate housing sector, says Suzanne Miller, president of Empire State Properties.…

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ULI Spring 2014: Smart Moves for Smart Capital

ULI Spring 2014: Smart Moves for Smart Capital

While institutional capital isn’t necessarily known for its flexibility and innovation, an environment of accelerating change in business conditions has some companies adjusting their strategies for securing high yields while minimizing risk. …

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TODAY’S DEALS: NorthMarq Negotiates $118M Refinancing for Transit-Oriented Apts. on Behalf of Prometheus

TODAY’S DEALS: NorthMarq Negotiates $118M Refinancing for Transit-Oriented Apts. on Behalf of Prometheus

NorthMarq Capital’s San Francisco-based regional office announces the refinancing for of two adjacent downtown properties located in Mountain View, Calif.; and Bernard Financial originates a $5.2 million loan.…

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Finance Trends: Multifamily Finance Trends and HUD

Finance Trends: Multifamily Finance Trends and HUD

While much chatter across the industry speculates as to a current or future bubble, economic indicators show that the sector continues to show strength and that a bubble is not imminent. Investors and developers are active, and demand for units remains steady.…

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Hugh Frater: Fair Chance No Mandates on Fannie/Freddie This Year

VIDEO: Hugh Frater, CEO of Berkadia, shares his insights with Multi-Housing News regarding the commercial property financing market.

How Proposed Johnson/Crapo Legislation Could Affect Multifamily

How Proposed Johnson/Crapo Legislation Could Affect Multifamily

MHN talks to Willy Walker, CEO of Walker & Dunlop, about this new proposed legislation and how the bill could affect multifamily if it passes.…

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Charting a Course Through a New Multifamily Lending Landscape

Charting a Course Through a New Multifamily Lending Landscape

Investors need to plan ahead for the third-party due diligence requirements of lenders. Some of these requirements have changed.…

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Where are Apartments for the Middle Class?

Where are Apartments for the Middle Class?

MHN chats with Kevin Finkel of Resource Real Estate Opportunity REIT about the changing nature of the workforce and their housing needs. The fund is big on heavy value-add plays that create safe, affordable and hassle-free housing for the middle-class, with a particular emphasis on single working mothers. …

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Outlook for Apartment REITs in 2014

Outlook for Apartment REITs in 2014

Factors that influenced the performance of REITs in 2013 included the federal government shutdown, budget cuts imposed by sequestration, and interest rate concerns. So how will REITs perform in 2014?…

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