Inside the February Issue

Read the articles from the latest print issue of Multi-Housing News.

Executive Insight: Q&A with Mortgage Equicap’s Daniel Hilpert

Daniel Hilpert, managing director of Mortgage Equicap, talks to MHN about changes to the mortgage industry.

Property Management: Managing Fractured Condos

With the financial meltdown of 2008 came a plethora of condo-conversion failures and stalled sales, which forced developers, mezzanine lenders, banks, receivers and other parties to devise alternative methods to financially stabilize their assets.

Finance & Investment: GSE Lending Expectations for 2011

While debate continues about the GSEs, 2011 is expected to be an even stronger year for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac multifamily financing.

Market Report: The D.C. Market Is Alive and Well

Strengthening already-tight fundamentals and a flood of capital has brought cap rates in the D.C. metro area to new heights.

Development & Design: Aftermath of the ‘Busted’ Condo Boom

Rental developers are learning that they can no longer find quality condos at discount prices.

Products & Services: Greening Your Building through Windows and Doors

New window and door technologies make it easier to control a building’s energy efficiency.

Green Beat: Green Building Continues after the Bricks Are Stacked

Diverting construction waste from the landfill is good for both the environment and your bottom line.

Marketing: The Effects of Demographics on the Apartment Industry

The renters of tomorrow will be much different than the renters of today, which will induce transformation for the apartment business.

Technology: Matchmaking Software Technology with Your Goals

Investing in new tools pays off when the software is aligned with your goals. Determining back-end analytics, then, is crucial.

Perspective: New Liabilities for Apartment Companies Supplying Payment History

Under the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act, you are at greater risk for reporting the rent payment histories of your residents.

Regulatory Matters: What Immigration Reform Means to Landlords

Despite legislation, property managers shouldn’t ask for proof of legal status, industry experts say.

On Location: Lush Landscaping and Amenities at Tennessee Property

The 500 units of the Registry at Wolfchase are set amidst lush tropical landscaping, and the property management team takes great pride in ensuring curb appeal throughout every corner of the property.