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Buyers Increase Risk Tolerance in Search of Higher Returns

Many multifamily investors are turning away from stabilized assets in core markets and focusing instead on secondary markets and riskier plays in search of higher yields. More

GSE Rates Rise Dramatically as the Benchmark Climbs

All-in rates on 10-year loans from the GSEs have risen 60 to 70 basis points in the past six weeks, which will likely have a big impact on cap rates, and the acquisition market in general, heading into 2011. More

Capital for Value-Add Deals Starts to Loosen Up

As fundamentals continue to improve in many markets, more lenders are slowly starting to grow comfortable with the idea of underwriting rent growth. More

Fannie's Small Loan Program Draws Interest, Though Few Deals Make the Cut

Fannie Mae's small loan program is more attractive than what regional and community banks offer, but finding a DUS lender willing to go below $1 million may be tricky. More

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Boston's Brain Trust Bodes Well for Multifamily Metrics

An educated workforce and reliance on recession-resistant industries has Boston poised for solid apartment industry performance. More

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