Multi-Housing News: Inside the May 2012 Issue
Read the articles from the latest print issue of Multi-Housing News.
Editor’s Note: Ready to Rent
First inspect your procedures for turning over units.
Executive Insight: FHFA’s New Strategy
Chris Tawa describes plans for a Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac restructuring.
Finance & Investment: Construction Lending Returns to Core Markets
The worst in the cycle is behind us. Vacancy rates and absorption numbers show signs of improvement, and rents appear to be stabilizing across most property types.
Ask the Experts: Is There an Apartment Market Bubble?
Is there a possibility of a bubble developing in multifamily real estate driven by the low cost of capital, low yields in alternative investments, aggressive projections of apartment incomes in valuation and/or any other factors?
Property Management: Turning Over
How property managers transition apartment units.
Management: Corporate Culture
Are negative perceptions preventing your recruitment of top talent?
Marketing: A New Game Plan
Plenty can be done to revive a dated and underperforming property.
Development & Design: Glory Days Ahead
The redevelopment of Liberty Harbor is poised to be a huge success for Jersey City.
Market Report: Golden Opportunity
California’s major multifamily markets have remained strong.
On the Hill: Durbin Amendment Reduces Debit Fees
Payment processing has come a long way, but more changes are needed.
Green Beat: Water Case Study
Jonathan Rose’s ‘Tapestry’ LEED Gold project demonstrates the huge benefits of conservation.
Technology: Qualifying Applicants
Does an improving economy lead to better prospective residents?
On Location: Preston Villas, Dallas
A look at Pretson Villas in Dallas.
Renters’ Choice: Apartment Activities
MHN discovers what residents are looking for in community events.
Products & Services: The Fun Factor
Having contemporary, convenient and amenity-rich common areas will no doubt serve to elevate your property’s fun factor.
Perspective: Multifamily Marches On
Even with thousands of units in the pipeline, demand greatly outpaces supply.