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Renters by Choice Fuel Multifamily Marketplace

Renters by Choice Fuel Multifamily Marketplace

Within the next decade, 5 to 6 million new-renter households will be created. Resort-style amenities, convenience and flexibility are among the benefits of apartment living. …

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Fixed Versus Floating

Fixed Versus Floating

There may still be benefits to selecting adjustable-rate, not fixed-rate, mortgages.…

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SPECIAL REPORT: Lowest Cap Rates in History, Global Liquidity, Raise Fears of U.S. Commercial Property Inflation

SPECIAL REPORT: Lowest Cap Rates in History, Global Liquidity, Raise Fears of U.S. Commercial Property Inflation

The flood of liquidity worldwide is leading to an increase in commercial real estate values, noted Ken Rosen, chairman of the Rosen Consulting Group. Rosen spoke at a luncheon presentation during the 2014 CREW Network Convention & Marketplace this week in Miami.…

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Growth Markets for 2015: Upstate New York

Growth Markets for 2015: Upstate New York

Secondary cities in the South and Northwest grab the headlines, but upstate New York is beginning to be recognized for stable recovery and urban reinvention.…

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TODAY’S DEALS: Cohen Financial Secures $167.6M Construction Loan for Miami Development

TODAY’S DEALS: Cohen Financial Secures $167.6M Construction Loan for Miami Development

Cohen Financial secures a $167.6 million construction loan for Muse in Sunny Isles located at 17141 Collins Avenue; and Meridian Capital arranges $32 million for two mixed-use properties in New York.…

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Housing Crunch

Housing Crunch

Raising the Low Income Housing Tax Credit cap could mean more production opportunities for developers.…

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Borrowers Could Face Difficulty Repaying Home Equity Loans

Borrowers Could Face Difficulty Repaying Home Equity Loans

Now that borrowers have to start repaying home equity lines of credits, lenders are fearing a wave of defaults. …

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APARTMENT MARKET STATISTICS: August 2014

APARTMENT MARKET STATISTICS: August 2014

The three-month moving average of multifamily housing starts now exceeds the average recorded between 2000 and 2007, according to the National Association of Home Builders.…

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How Investors Should Vet Crowdfunding Deals Online

How Investors Should Vet Crowdfunding Deals Online

The growing number and variety of crowdfunding portals make it important to be able to distinguish among different sites. …

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Insider’s Perspective: Banks Eager to Make CRE Loans, Still Unloading Distressed Assets

Insider’s Perspective: Banks Eager to Make CRE Loans, Still Unloading Distressed Assets

As an officer who confers with banks on a daily basis, Richard Walter, senior managing director of Promontory Interfinancial Network and head of Bank Assetpoint, can provide borrowers with a perspective into the financial institutions. …

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Top Risks for REITs in 2014

Top Risks for REITs in 2014

The BDO RiskFactor Report for REITs examines the most commonly noted risks and ranks them by order of frequency cited. In this year’s study, 94 percent of REITs say competition for lessees and prime real estate is a top risk. …

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Joint Ventures

Joint Ventures

Developers are exporting the American apartment to foreign shores. …

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