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Multifamily Deals Continued to Pile in During a Busy First Quarter

Skyrocketing rents are continuing to drive interest from investors of all types towards multifamily properties across the country.


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Rising Interest Rates Aren’t Stopping Apartment Investors from Cutting Deals

Rapid rent increases are helping offset increasing debt costs, keeping the sector in favor among buyers.

     Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, even when it comes to property investments. And focusing too much on looks could ult

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What Housing Bubble - A Torrent of Lending Is Surging into U.S. Multifamily Sector National Capital Markets

     The continuing surge of debt financing into the U.S. multifamily sector might not match the record totals seen in 2021, bu

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Developers are becoming increasingly cautious, with high construction costs and their effects on affordability

Confidence in the market for new multifamily housing weakened in the first quarter, according to the National Association of Home Builders&r

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The Rise of Renters by Choice

Is it lock-and-leave freedom?  Sense of community?  Fewer lifestyle complications?  Proximity to their favorite park or eater

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Employment Gains Echo Economic Stamina As Higher Interest Rates Add Hurdles

Job growth overcomes inflation concerns. Total employment increased by 390,000 personnel in May, consistent with April hiring, while the unemp

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Multifamily Rent Growth This Year Is Outpacing 2021

Zumper’s March report shows a median one-bedroom hit an all-time high of $1,400, or a 2.5 percent increase for the year.

Through the first three months of the year, 2022’s national rent growth is outpacing 2021’s rent growth, according to Zumper’s National Rent Report pub

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Apartments Get Hit Hardest by Drop in Deal Volume in the First Quarter

Biggest US Markets Saw Commercial Prices Slip, CoStar Data Shows

U.S. apartment pricing declined in the first quarter as deal volume fell.
After soaring prices and record-high transaction totals in the fourth quarter, real estate investors cut back on spending in the first f

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Gateway Metro Apartment Performances Gain Momentum

Leasing volumes robust.
After encountering a disproportionate number of hurdles in 2020 and early 2021, apartment demand has soared in the nation’s gateway metros. During recent months, New York, Los Angeles and Chicago challenged Sun Belt and Mountain/Desert hot spot metros like D

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Do not cut back on your Due Diligence

With the recent downturn in the Real Estate Market, many investors are faced with less money for due diligence on each property. There’s a lot more to Real Estate Investing than just putting money down on a deal and hoping it returns a profit. Many new investors think they can cut corne

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Life Is On The Other Side Of Fear

How many times has fear held us up? How many opportunities did we miss just because we were too afraid to try? It is time to overcome that and start living life.



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Worried About Inflation

Your money’s value is decreasing.  With inflation rising 7% over the last year, the most severe rise since 1982, you might be thinking … “i

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Top Multifamily Markets And Why

Orlando and Las Vegas claim the top spots in Marcus & Millichap’s 2022 US Multifamily Index by ranking at the top nationwide in job creation and household formation, which in turn are foste

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Sellers Push for Shorter Due Diligence Periods Amid Supply Chain Issues

Like many companies, third-party diligence companies are feeling the strain of supply chain disruption.

Economy exceeds expectations in fourth quarter. 
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CBRE Projects Record 2022 for Multifamily

CBRE is forecasting a record 2022 for investment in commercial real estate due to the added momentum in the economic and real estate recoveries, fiscal stimulus projects, and a rebound of big cities a

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Inflation Fears are Driving More Investors Towards Commercial Real Estate

Inflation appears to be providing another tailwind for investors looking to increase allocations to commercial real estate. But is the promise of commercial

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Nearly 8 in 10 Americans Want to Improve Their Financial Situations in 2022

With the arrival of a New Year, come New Year’s resolutions. Many people use the time of the New Year to set goals for themselves th

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National Median Apartment Rent Increases By Almost 18 Percent

U.S. median apartment rents have spiked by 17.8% since the beginning of 2021, according to the most recent Read more

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What To Expect From Real Estate In 2022

As we move into the closing weeks of the year, I want to share three commercial real estate predictions every investor should

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Multifamily Borrowing Up in the Third Quarter

Year over year, loan originations for commercial and multifamily have seen a 119% increase.

 

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Soaring Rents Make It a Very Good Time to Own an Apartment Building

The 10% rise in national asking rents in August is highest on record, helped by more young workers returning to cities

Yardi Matrix: Average U.S. asking rent reaches high of $1,572 in October. 

Demand for apartments across the U.S. has never been higher, and the supply side is failing to keep up despite its best

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Why Rents Are Skyrocketing and what to do about it

Major rent increases are the latest talk in the real estate world.  If you’re a landlord, this is great news to you, and if you’re a tenant, you are feeling a bit panicked. If you&rsq

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Freddie Mac Initiative Helps Renters Build Credit

The GSE has teamed with Esusu to report on-time rent payments.

 

Yardi Matrix: Average U.S. asking rent reaches high of $1,572 in October. 

Demand for apartments across the U.S. has never been higher, and the supply side is failing to keep up despite its best

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Will real estate crash - Are we in a bubble - When will the bubble burst

     These questions pop up frequently on the internet and social media, but

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4 Ways Eviction Bans Are Backfiring on At-Risk Renters

Eviction bans are appealing in concept. It makes sense: Evictions are bad, so let’s stop it from happening. But reality is more complicated—and the co

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Multifamily Outlook - Quarterly Report Summer 2021

It’s summer and the sun is shining on the multifamily market! As the U.S. continues on its path to recovery, we have been monitoring everything from rebounding geographies to the stateof different sectors within the multifamily space. In this issue, we:

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Economy Returns to Pre-Recession Levels Fueled by Stimulus

Growth remains steady. In the second quarter, the economy expanded 6.5 percent on an annualized basis. Gains would have been larger but supply-chain challenges and a labor shortage hamstrung i

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Tax Efficient Investments

What does it mean for an investment to be tax-efficient? It means the degree to which the investment maximizes returns while minimizing taxes. When assessing an investment's tax e

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Understanding the Investing Process

Before you start investing passively in a multifamil

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Multifamily Demand Soars in Second Quarter

     The multifamily market experienced considerable strength in the second quarter, with anticipation of continued demand i

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Multifamily Rents Spike 8.3 Percent YOY in July

Rents have risen 8% since the start of the year, and the average rent rose by $26 in July to $1,510.

The median rent in the 50 largest metros nationwide increased 2.7% year

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Urban Apartments Eye a Long Road to Recovery

     The freefall is over, but it might take a few years for urban apartments to fully return to their pre-pandemic form. As many Americans fled cit

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Apartment Rents on the Rise in Most Markets

Some markets have fully recovered from pandemic dips and will see rent gains north of 5.0 percent by the end of the year. Apartment rents are rising quickly in many cities and towns across the

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The Golden Age Of Multifamily Investing

The multifamily sector, which has been known to outperform other major commercial real estate sectors, is on track to continue this positive trajectory. A notable increase in the sector’

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What’s Missing... FREEDOM

In the investing sector, there are  three different groups of investors with different motives. Everyone has an agenda - some are more reckless than others.  

Group #1 are the thrill-seekers. To them, investing is a game, and that game is t

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How Does A Real Estate Crash Affect Your Portfolio

The public perception is that as the economy and the housing market go, so does the rest of the real estate market. With anxiety over a potential housing crash, what would be the possible effect on your portfolio? For insight, let's look back to the last housing crash that spark

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Private Buyers Emerge as Driving Force of Investment Sales During Peak Periods of Pandemic-Related Uncertainty

During elevated uncertainty, private investors continued forward. Private investors have been a driving force behind commercial property sales since the onset of the health crisis. Large institutional investors took a step back in 2020 as the health crisis clouded the near-term

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Cap Rates Compress as Investors Become Increasingly Active

Cap rates compress as investors become Increasingly active, performance durability and post-COVID recovery prospects favored health and economic outlooks improving.

Multiple factors point to an economy that is firmly in recovery as vaccinations continue. A number of stimu

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MULTIFAMILY Recovery Expectations Improve Investor Optimism for the Urban Core as Suburbs Respond to Demographic Shifts

Multifamily performance varies based on market. Apartments in large primary metros have been more impaired by the health crisis than properties in smaller cities. Vacancy across all primary markets increased 80 basis points over the past four quarters, while the average effectiv

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Risk Categories of Real Estate

Real Estate investing can be generally be broken down into FIVE catego

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Stimulus Aims to Support Unemployed, Jump-Start Economy

American Rescue Plan Act signed into law. The latest round of stimulus, at $1.9 trillion, is the sec

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Give a man a fish

Some politicians love to jump on the TAX THE RICH bandwagon to fight income inequality. They want to

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2020 a Year of Innovation for Multifamily Operators

Managers and owners share some of the ways they have adapted over the past year.

By Stephen Ursery is a content manager for LinnellTaylor Marketing, a Denver-based public relations agency.

Taken as a whole, the multifamily industry isn't exactly known for moving wi

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Capital Markets Remain Strong for Affordable Housing

Despite uncertainty and obstacles, the industry continues to weather the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Donna Kimura – Affordable Housing Finance

Considering the unprecedented challenges faced in 20

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Will the Biden economy make break or transform you

Will the Biden economy make, break, or transform you? I’m going to talk about the potential impact of a new presidential administration, how they are planning to influence the economy, and how that might impact you. We’ve had a lo

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Multifamily Properties Are Positioned for a Strong 2021

The rollout of a vaccine and the likelihood of more federal COVID-19 relief measures in the near term will help sustain the apartment sector.

The multifamily sector weathered the storm in 2020, living up to its reputation as one of the most stable co

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Do you have contingency plans

By now, you probably realize that life, business, and investing seldom go as scripted. There are far too many variables. That’s why it’s smart to have contingency plans.  Burning bridges, going all in to

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The New Great Depression - What Happens In A Post-Pandemic World

(transcripts from a conversation between Patrick Donohoe CEO of Paradigm Life and James Rickards: Jim Rickards is Editor of the Strategic Intelligence newsletter, bestselling author of Aftermath: Seven Secrets of Wealth Preservation in the Coming Chaos, C

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NMHC Reports Mixed Results in Apartment Market Conditions Survey

The quarterly report indicates good sales volume, ongoing market tightness, and little change in debt financing.

The National Multifamily Housing Council’s Quarterly Survey of Apartment Market Conditions shows a mixed bag of market conditions a

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This Too Shall Pass

2020 went off the rails in so many ways, but the multifamily industry proves to be more adaptable and resilient than ever imagined. We are almost 10 months into the pandemic and resulting economic downturn. It’s been a year for the history books with its unprecede

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NMHC Apartment Conditions Moderate in October

Multifamily professionals are seeing more favorable conditions in suburban markets


Apartment market conditions have shown some rebound from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC). In the Quarterly Survey of

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COVID-19 Pandemic Spurs Changes in Real Estate Industry

New report from ULI and PwC US highlights increased interest in the suburbs and social justice.


The COVID-19 pandemic has made its mark on the real estate industry—from accelerating existing trends, like the reduction of retail footprints, to spawning new ones

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Multifamily’s long-term outlook rebounds to pre-covid levels in Q3

After dipping in the previous two quarters to levels unseen in nearly a decade, the Multifamily-for-Rent outlook for design and construction firms returned to pre-COVID levels in the 3rd Quarter, according to the PSMJ Resources’ Quarterly Market Forecast (QMF). The ma

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To stimulate or not to stimulate, that is the question

As political pundits debate debating, financial pundits are watching the 3D tennis match between President Trump, Speaker Pelosi and Chairman Powell. This trio has been volleying stimulus demands back and forth for quite a while … even though the last round of stimulus ra

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Despite Overall Economic Struggles, Multifamily Foundation Looks Strong

Industry experts say health issues need to be resolved before the economy can fully recover.


While the fundamentals are adjusting for the multifamily market, the foundation is still solid, and industry experts are optimistic looking ahead to the long term.


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A Playbook of Email Archetypes

Hi! I’m Pat

I’ve made a lot of mistakes while building my online business. It took me a while, but I eventually learned that mistakes and failures are a part of the entrepreneurial journey, and learning from those experiences and overcoming related challenges is

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The 1031 Exchange - Basics

If you’ve been around the real estate investment world for a while, you've likely heard about a 1031 Exchange. At its core, it is a powerful wealth building tool for the savvy investor. In its most basic element, it can defer the capital gains taxes for any investor. As a seasoned

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The 1031 Exchange - Rules And Types

If you want to play the game, you have to know the rules
So now you are ready to sell your property and buy another in order to take advantage of a 1031 Exchange and continue to grow and preserve your wealth. There are quite a few rules laid down by the IRS in order to comp

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The 1031 Exchange - Strategies for Success

“Fortune favors the prepared mind” - Louis Pasteur

The single best thing an Exchanger can do prior to performing a 1031 Exchange is prepare ahead of time. Now that you know the rules for a 1031 Exchange and the timelines involved, you can begin planning your E

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25 Website Must Haves For Driving Traffic, Leads And Sales

We all know how important a website is to a business’s online strategy. Almost every business, whether B2B, B2C, non- profit, local or global needs an online presence to reach buyers in the internet age. A company’s website is its virtual storefront.


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A Guide To Selling Your House For Top Dollar In Todays Market

Sometimes, there is no rhyme or reason as to why a house sells quickly. It might be luck; or it might just be that someone was in the right place at the right time. You never know. However, we do know one thing for sure. There is a way to help your chances - seven ways

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Real Estate Investment! How to Make Money by Investing in Real Estate

Unlike the last five decades, more people are renting properties nowadays, which means it's an excellent time to possess properties. There is no sign that the market is slowing down anytime soon. Investing in real estate is a very reliable way to

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6 Skills you have to master in order to be wealthy

There are six skills that every future millionaire must master. These six skills will put you in the millionaire mindset and prepare you to stay in that mindset throughout your life. When you build on the six skills; persuasion, reading people. Sharing the wealth, leverage, problem-solvi

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Investing with purpose

Many investors solely focus on home-run investments. They lust over the memes on social media, like: "If you invested $100 in Big Company in 2003, today would be worth $9,000,000. Yeah, that looks about right." The smartest investors are not those taking the biggest risks or those backin

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The Truth About “Totally Passive” Income from Syndications

An experienced investor breaks down exactly how it's done.

Back in 2010, a long-time developer asked if he could raise $3 million to acquire a foreclosed subdivision worth about $15 million. At the time, he had been helping California investors find foreclosures nationwide

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Secrets To Success As A Multi Family Investor

Using your money for a profitable venture is what everybody wants. Nobody wants their investment to perform badly or for them to get a rate of return on their investment which is lesser than the original amount invested. Unfortunately, being an investor is laced with risks and perils eit

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Passive Investor Resource

Before looking at apartment deals or general partners, it’s important to know yourself, what type of role you’d like to have in the investment and what your goals are. This starts by determining if you want to be a passive or active apartment investor. To determine if passive investi

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Top 24 Tax Deductions

Before discussing cutting taxes, you must have an income worthy of the strategies. If you’re the average stock market or bond market investor, or worse someone with a savings account, you’re likely not making enough money to worry much about the taxes you’re going to pay. Laying th

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10 Fastest Ways to Stop a Foreclosure

Inside this report, you will find a number of strategies for stopping foreclosure in 48 hours or less, and some additional strategies that take a little bit longer. Take a little time to read through each strategy to see which one best fits your needs. First, let’s talk about what a fo

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How to get Rich from a Recession

When the recession hit in 2007, a multitude of disastrous consequences followed. People had to sell their homes, watch their wealth disappear, and many lost their jobs. There is no doubt that economic downturns are tragedies, but for some investors, they are not all bad. The reason is th

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Investing like the Pro’s

Billionaire Andrew Carnegie famously said that 90% of millionaires got their wealth by investing in real estate. We wanted to know: Is this still true? Is investing in real estate still a good idea? According to these nine Advisors in The Oracles, who made millions by investing in real e

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Should I Invest in Multifamily or not

When you have money saved up or are planning to make the most of your earnings by investing it wisely, real estate is the safest option that comes up. Should I Invest in Multifamily Real Estate or Not – When you have money saved up or are planning to make the most of your earnings

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Wealth “The Power of Commercial Real Estate Investing”

It's been sought after and clamored for throughout recorded history. People are killed for it daily, and some say it’s the motive for every war WEALTH  Though virtually everyone seeks it, most people haven't stopped to consider what it really is. But have you taken the time to fir

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How To Sell Your Apartment Building For Smarties

Apartment buildings are great investments. I love analyzing them, selling them, reading about them and putting deals together. I’m even raising money for my frst real estate investment fund. But this is defnitely a complicated business. Being a landlord means wearing multiple hats incl

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Not Enough In Retirement

Though the idea of the American Dream is scoffed at by some in the modern world, there are still people that believe in its truth and power, but will everyone be able to enjoy retirement? In short, we trust that through hard work and determination, we can achieve everything they’ve

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Disease, Social Media, and the News Affect Your Portfolio

The coronavirus drove the 3,600-point drop in the Stock Market in one week, but it wasn’t the actual effect on the virus, but the fear of its effect that drove the plunge.
As in the case of infection where the body’s response to the infection in the form of fever is ofte

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How to Get More Investors for Your Startup

Deciding on an idea for your startup company or real estate deal is just the first step of many on your way to success.
In this white paper, we’ll focus on one of the most important steps: Identifying and using the tools you need to market yourself to potential invest

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Apartment Rent Payment Trends in April Nearing Normal Levels

Apartment rent payment collections continued to tick upward near normal levels through the third week of April. As of April 19, 89% of U.S. apartment households made a rent payment, according to the National Multifamily Housing Council’s rent payment tracker, up 5 percentage p

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What COVID-19 Means for Real Estate Investing

In a New York Times op-ed shortly after the stock market crashed in September 2008, Warren Buffett wrote that his investments would be guided mostly by a single piece of advice, "Be greedy when others are fearful and fearful when others are greedy."

Throughout his decades-long car

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