Winter 2013 Table of Contents

Features
Multifamily Investors May Be Overly Optimistic Multifamily Investors May Be Overly Optimistic

Factors including an imposing development pipeline, rising home values, and some easing in single-family credit will test the apartment sector's resilience in 2013. Read more

Multifamily Capital Markets Outlook 2013 leverage Multifamily Capital Markets Outlook 2013

Last year presented ultra-low rates and more generous underwriting. Will 2013 offer more of the same? Read more

Testing Multifamily's Momentum Testing Multifamily's Momentum

Tighter underwriting may temper the apartment sector's recent good fortune. Read more

Equity Residential Sells Assets to Fund Archstone Purchase Equity Residential Sells Assets to Fund Archstone Purchase

In the largest multifamily portfolio sale the industry has seen in five years, Archstone has been divided up by two high-profile REITs. Read more

Banks Step Up Battle Against Fannie in Small Loan Space

Small-loan borrowers don’t have to rely on Fannie Mae anymore. Other lenders are aching for a piece of the action. Read more

Life Companies Stay Aggressive Battling GSEs Life Companies Stay Aggressive Battling GSEs

While life insurance companies make up just a fraction of the multifamily financing arena, they’re a contender and they’re ready to fight. Read more

REO Rentals Rev Up REO Rentals Rev Up

Now that the REO to rental experiments has a couple of years under its belt, investors are reving up their buying activity and remain bullish on the future of the asset class. Read more

U.S. Army Launches First Privately Developed On-Post Community

Our nation’s best and bravest based out of the Mid-Atlantic Fort Meade base are about to get a serious upgrade when it comes to their living quarters. Read more

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