Category Archives: MultiFamily Real Estate

New Crowdfunding Ruling/Apartment Rent Trends/Seniors Housing Prices Too Frothy?

  • New ruling gives crowdfunding firms access to non-accredited investors.
  • Apartment rents rising faster than incomes.
  • Are prices for seniors housing too frothy?

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How Per-Bed and Per-Unit Student Housing Properties Differ

Fundamentals in the student housing sector advanced at a healthy pace during the 2014-2015 school year, mirroring the performance of the greater multifamily sector. Student housing is categorized by buildings leased on a per-unit basis and those leased on a per-bed basis. Facilities that lease by the unit exhibited rent growth of 3.4 percent between the third quarter of 2014 and the third quarter of 2015.

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Transaction Trends: Velocity, Capital, and Cap Rate Compression

John Sebree, a national director with Marcus & Millichap, looks at the dynamics at play in today’s transaction market as capital flows and investors increasingly chase yield into secondary and tertiary markets, pushing cap rates down a little more each day.

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Fed holds rates, signals potential increase in Dec.

The Federal Reserve has left interest rates unchanged but says it will consider an increase at December’s meeting. The Federal Open Market Committee has dropped a warning that global financial and economic developments might “restrain economic activity somewhat.”

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