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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Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. Completes $315 Million Freddie Mac Q Series Securitization

UNIONDALE, NY, December 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR) (“Arbor,” “our,” or “we”) today announced the completion of an approximately $315 million loan securitization through Freddie Mac’s Q Series securitization program (the “Securitization”). Arbor’s affiliated entity Arbor Realty SR, Inc. originated the loans and was the loan seller for the Securitization. The Securitization is Arbor’s first Read the full article…

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Five Benefits of Making Multifamily Investing Part of Your Portfolio

Multifamily investing involves the purchasing of properties with rentable housing units. In these types of investments, a group of investors often works together to mitigate costs, split profit shares, and reduce risk. Multifamily properties include apartment complexes, condo buildings, and townhouses, among other property types. When investing in multifamily properties is researched and undertaken prudently, it can generate steady and reliable income streams in all economic cycles.

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Arbor’s Top Articles of 2022: A Banner Year for Multifamily

After taking a pause during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. multifamily market experienced a banner year in 2022. Throughout the year, Arbor continued to provide unique research and insights into our markets. Here’s a look at our top Arbor research articles from 2022, in case you missed them.

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Fred Weber

Executive Vice President, Managing Director of Structured Finance & Principal Transactions
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With more than 25 years of experience, Mr. Weber has earned a distinguished reputation for professional excellence and leadership in the mortgage banking and commercial real estate industries. He has extensive real estate finance and acquisition experience as well as substantial expertise in the restructuring and workouts of troubled loans.

Mr. Weber currently leads a team that serves the highly specialized and complex financing needs for clients of Arbor Realty Trust. As the Executive Vice President, Managing Director of Structured Finance & Principal Transactions, he manages a group that originates, underwrites and implements debt and equity transactions for various asset types and classes of commercial real estate nationwide. During his tenure, Mr. Weber has structured in excess of $50 billion of sophisticated real estate and finance transactions.

Mr. Weber is a member of the Real Estate Finance Committee of the Real Estate Board of New York, the International Council of Shopping Centers and the Mortgage Bankers Association of New York. He is also a member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, the Real Estate Lenders Association, the Urban Land Institute, the Commercial Real Estate Finance Council and the RealShare Structured Finance Advisory Board. He has lectured at the International Council of Shopping Centers and other industry conferences. Before joining Arbor, he was a partner and co-head of the real estate department with Kronish, Lieb, Weiner & Hellman. He was also a partner with the law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges.

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