Current Reports

Small Multifamily Investment Trends Report Q4 2022

The small multifamily sub-sector ended 2022 on a high note with originations falling just behind 2021’s peak. As economic storm clouds continue circling, small multifamily appears fortified from any reverberations that may result.

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How Positive Rent Reporting Advances Borrowers’ and Renters’ Goals

Positive rent reporting, a new piece of Fannie Mae’s mission-driven lending agenda, is a leap forward for the U.S. rental housing market amid an ongoing affordability crisis. This initiative, recently launched in a pilot program in Chicago, has significant upside potential for not only tenants but landlords, owners, and multifamily borrowers as well.

Small Multifamily Investment Trends Report Q4 2022

Valuations Flatten as Cap Rate Start to Rise from Record Lows The small multifamily sub-sector ended 2022 on a high note with originations falling just behind 2021’s peak. As economic storm clouds continue circling, small multifamily appears fortified from any reverberations that may result.   Key Findings: Small multifamily originations reached $80.7 billion in 2022, Read the full article…

Special Report: Spring 2023

Special Report: Spring 2023 The rental housing sector is well-insulated but not immune to market forces even as the economy edges into correction territory, Arbor Chairman and CEO Ivan Kaufman and Chandan Economics Founder Sam Chandan demonstrate in the findings of Arbor’s Special Report Spring 2023.   Key Findings: The sustainability of consumer financing and Read the full article…

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Arbor’s Special Report Spring 2023

The rental housing sector is well-insulated but not immune to market forces even as the economy edges into correction territory, Arbor Chairman and CEO Ivan Kaufman and Chandan Economics Founder Sam Chandan demonstrate in the findings of Arbor’s Special Report Spring 2023.

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Renting On Credit: New Platforms Modernize Monthly Multifamily Transactions

Until recently, full-scale optimization has skipped over the basic monthly rental payment transaction, with 78% of more than 100 million renters using paper checks. But now, two programs, backed by global leaders in financial services, are incentivizing tenants to pay the rent on credit, with perks like automatic credit reporting and points towards future purchases.

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Top Markets for Renters Under 30

Renters 30 years of age and under, who now make up slightly more than one-quarter of the heads of households of rental units, are bolstering housing demand in markets known for their affordability and livability.

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Bridge Loans

Arbor offers bridge financing that provides first mortgage financing for properties located in strong markets with excellent sponsorship.

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Arbor Bridge Loans offer commercial real estate investors the opportunity to leverage short-term financing benefits without compromising long-term ROI, creating seamless financial transitions.

  • Structured Financing Bridge Loan Program Term Sheet

    • LOAN AMOUNT

      $15–$20 M

    • LOAN TERM

      Generally, 1 to 3 years; extension options available

    • AMORTIZATION

      Determined on a case-by-case basis; typically interest only payments

    • MINIMUM DSCR

      1.25 at exit with appropriate in-place DSCR; lower DSCRs considered if payment supported by prefunded interest reserves or guarantees

    • MAXIMUM LTV

      Minimum 75% of exit value

    • LTC

      Up to 80% of approved costs

    • INTEREST RATE

      Floating rate over CME SOFR index; spread varies based on risk and terms

    • ELIGIBLE PROPERTIES

      Multifamily and student housing projects located in strong markets with positive demographic, population, and employment trends

    • ELIGIBLE TRANSACTIONS

      Traditional acquisitions, acquisitions with rehab component, acquisitions with nearly completed new construction, debt buy-backs with fresh equity and properties in lease-up in strong markets

    • SPONSORSHIP

      Established track record and appropriate net worth and liquidity commensurate with transaction

    • SECURITY

      First mortgage lien on subject property

    • TAX & INSURANCE ESCROWS

      Monthly deposits required

    • REPLACEMENT RESERVES

      Monthly deposits required

    • RECOURSE

      Generally, nonrecourse with standard carve-outs

    • PREPAYMENT

      Generally permitted

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