Five Advantages of FHA Multifamily Construction Loans

In the last three years, multifamily construction has reached levels not seen since the 1980s, supported, in part, by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Federal Housing Administration (FHA) loans. If you are exploring the acquisition, refinancing, rehabilitation, or new construction of conventional multifamily, affordable housing, seniors housing, or a healthcare facility, consider FHA multifamily construction loans, a stable financing option with excellent terms and many other attractive advantages.


Where are Single-Family Rental (SFR) Rents Rising the Fastest?

While the single-family rental (SFR) sector’s rent growth averages have retreated from record highs, structural tailwinds are keeping price growth positive — both nationally and in major SFR markets. In this research brief, Chandan Economics and Arbor Realty Trust analyze DBRS Morningstar data, which covers the top 20 MSAs by SFR activity, to discover the metropolitan areas where SFR rent growth is the hottest right now.


Fannie Mae Small Loans Cap Raised to $9 Million

Fannie Mae recently announced that its Small Loan cap has increased from $6 million to $9 million for all loans committed as of August 22, 2023. Multifamily borrowers and lenders have praised the change to the Fannie Mae Small Loans program, which will encourage greater investment in a rapidly growing sector where demand remains high despite market volatility.


The Top Five Emerging Metros for Retiree Relocation

As Baby Boomers reach retirement age, their evolving geographic preferences are strengthening housing markets and local economies in new locations, which feature attractive climates, relative affordability, and ample outdoor activities. With swelling populations of senior citizens, our top five emerging metropolitan areas for retiree relocation are fertile ground for multifamily real estate investment.

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Arbor Select Program

Begin your career as an Originations Analyst at Arbor Commercial Mortgage, one of the leading commercial real estate finance companies in the U.S. With Arbor, you will have the opportunity to participate in Arbor Select, a dynamic training program designed to give you the knowledge, confidence and support necessary to succeed as a Commercial Mortgage Loan Originator within the highly lucrative commercial real estate industry.

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Arbor is committed to finding the best and brightest candidates to join our growing team as an Originations Analyst through our Arbor Select Program. You will have the opportunity to join a firm that combines entrepreneurial drive with the competitive advantage of being a one-stop destination for borrowers. For more than 25 years, Arbor has continued to build on its solid reputation as a leading commercial real estate finance company specializing in loan origination and servicing for multifamily, seniors housing, healthcare, single family rental portfolios and other diverse commercial real estate assets through our Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHA, Bridge, CMBS and Mezzanine loan programs.

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The Arbor Select Originations Training Program is designed for accelerated growth, providing you with the necessary training, tools and support in order to fully grasp commercial real estate from a sales perspective. The program consists of a strategic development timeline that comprises product, sales, and systems training, as well as all phases of the mortgage process, including Screening, Underwriting, Closing and Asset Management. Goal monitoring and advancement is based on clearly defined metrics and an evaluation process.

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