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As commercial real estate investors move further out on the yield spectrum, they are increasingly considering the single-family rental (SFR) asset class. Large portfolio transactions have made headlines in recent years, yet individual investors still own 80% of the SFR marketplace.
While higher shares of young adults move into apartment buildings annually, moving rates for this age group are in decline, keeping with the broader national trend.
Those considering investment in the residential arena of commercial real estate, should consider single-family rentals (SFRs). Here are some reasons why.
Whether a period of economic weakness is years away or just around the corner, the small balance multifamily sector is projected to remain healthy in 2019. Read our Q1 2019 Small Balance Multifamily Investment Trends Report for insights on the market.
The top metros attracting Millennial renters from other states are typically medium-sized with relatively fast-growing economies.
Adjusted estimates of 2018 lending volume of small balance loans jumped to $53.1 billion, the highest level of activity in Chandan Economics’ post-financial crisis estimates. Initial readings for the first quarter of 2019 totaled an annualized $48.7 billion. Here’s a quick look at the small balance multifamily finance and investment benchmarks for Q1 2019.
While significant income differences remain between owner and renter households, growth in income is the fastest among apartment renters. This bodes well for short-term multifamily operating fundamentals.
Q1 2019 marked the 37th consecutive quarter of rent growth for the U.S. multifamily market. Vacancy remained at historic lows, amid high levels of development activity. At the same time, cap rates continued to decline. Here’s a quick look at the U.S. multifamily market finance and investment benchmarks for Q1 2019.