The Single-Family Rental Market from the Driver’s Seat

| | Landlord Financing | Single Family Rentals

In recent years, we have seen great success and prosperity in the single family rental space. Taking advantage of cheap, distressed assets and rock-bottom interest rates, everyone from the “mom and pop” investor to large institutional players have the opportunity to build large, profitable rental portfolios. Per Brian Grow, Managing Director of RMBS with Morningstar …

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Single-Family Rentals – a Retirement Strategy?

| | Single Family Rentals

As more baby boomers think about their (delayed) retirement strategies, the range of alternatives can span from an air-tight portfolio of government bonds to investing in a little B&B in the country. Some offer a secure, but low-yield stream of monthly income, others provide less certainty but the allure of being an entrepreneur and controlling …

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Single-Family Rental Opportunities Abound

| | Single Family Rentals

The aftermath of the housing market crisis, tightening of mortgage credits and changes in demographic trends that includes the millennial generation, has led to homeownership rates to lowest levels since the mid-1960s and a vibrant and growing single-family rental (SFR) market. Many investors who acquired portfolios during the financial downturn have grown their SFR portfolios …

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The October jobs report indicated that the United States added 271,000 jobs, this increases the probability that the Federal Reserve will proceed to raise interest rates as we move into 2016. The smaller to mid-size investor has not had the best opportunity, until now, to obtain residential rental property financing, away from Fannie Mae, Freddie …

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The millennial generation is showing a propensity to deviate from more traditional investment strategies. Unpredictability in the todays equity markets, accompanied with the millennials (aged 18-34) desire for financial independence and control has increased interest in alternative, income producing asset classes. One of the more popular investments is now real estate, specifically residential rental properties. …

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Buying in ‘B’ Markets; the Search for Yield

| | Single Family Rentals

It’s no surprise that the single-family rental market has seen tremendous growth in recent years since the recession, but this increase in demand is seeing a ‘pricing out’ of even more sophisticated investors in core and ‘A’ markets. Demand has remained strong, but it seems lately that institutional groups are having more difficulty finding portfolios …

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