Originally posted by SeekingAlpha | Hoya Capital Real Estate Home, Sweet Home? Amid the coronavirus pandemic, residential REITs - particularly the traditionally countercyclical single-family rentals - should prove to be a source of relative shelter for investors. Single-Family Rental REITs were born from the last economic crisis when a cascade of foreclosures enabled a new… Continue reading Single-Family Rental REITs: Born From Crisis by SeekingAlpha Featured by SVN | SFRhub Advisors
“U.S. real estate assets remain in high demand from domestic and foreign investors. Cap rates were stable in 2019 and we expect them to remain so in 2020, despite the uncertainty created by the coronavirus and the upcoming presidential election. Continued moderate economic growth will keep interest rates low, and sustain demand for commercial real estate,” said Richard Barkham, Global Chief Economist for CBRE.
Single-family rental sector has been a huge player in the CRE industry. Now, according to Todd Teta, chief product officer at ATTOM Data Solutions, "Rents aren't rising as quickly as once thought, but from a national perspective, things are generally holding steady for landlords in the SFR market."
In a recent study done by CoreLogic, the amount of equity in mortgaged real estate increased in the 4th quarter of 2018, and yet, there is a lot of negative equity sprinkled over the US.
The housing market is going through major shifts in the most recent years. Housing supply is decreasing as demand is increasing. The coastal markets are no longer the only ones being effected, it is spreading into the middle of the country like Minnesota and Texas. What's causing this shift? Click the link to the article to learn more.
Amherst Holdings is buying Front Yard Residential Corp., expanding its portfolio of single-family rental homes as Wall Street makes new bets that more Americans want a suburban lifestyle, but can’t get a mortgage.
BREAKING NEWS: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Housing Administration are backing larger mortgages as we are coming into the new year. Back in 2016, the FHFA increased the Fannie and Freddie conforming loan limit for the first time in 10 years, and since then, the loan limit has increased $93,400.
Nowadays, affordable housing is becoming harder and harder to obtain. So, renting is far more affordable in almost 50% of the largest housing markets across the US. Renters will be continuing to look for vacancies. How are you taking advantage of this? Let us know in the comments down below!
Why are people buying homes the older they become? It can be due to the fact that there is a nationwide shortage of affordable housing, student loans, and tight lending standards. Keep reading below to learn more.