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.

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.

APARTMENT MARKET STATISTICS: July 2014

Total investment returns fell from 2.48 to 2.28 percent in first quarter for multifamily properties, according to data from the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries (NCREIF).

APARTMENT MARKET STATISTICS: June 2014

Multifamily housing starts fell for the third consecutive month in February 2014, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).

Implementing a Community Services Program Boosts the Bottom Line

Case studies have shown an 8 percent reduction in vacancy loss after a residents program is put in place.

Adopting New Real Estate Technologies

Here are five best practices to keep in mind.

APARTMENT MARKET STATISTICS: May 2014

According to PPR/CoStar, average apartment sales price was $107,501 per unit in the fourth quarter of 2013, down slightly from the same period in 2012.

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?

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.

APARTMENT MARKET STATISTICS: March 2014

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