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How Multifamily Property Renovations Add Value and Marketability

The ideal time to renovate is when the rental market is strong. With high occupancy rates, borrowers are more likely to quickly realize returns on their multifamily property renovations through higher rents. However, renovating during a market downturn, when rents are often cheaper, inventory is higher, and materials are more affordable, is also a sound strategy.

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Single-Family Rental Investment Trends Report Q2 2024

Quarter after quarter, the single-family rental (SFR) sector reaches new heights. From new construction to cap rates, Arbor’s Single-Family Rental Investment Trends Report Q2 2024, developed in partnership with Chandan Economics, details how the sector’s healthy fundamentals create profound optimism in its long-term prospects.

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Arbor Sponsors Smile Farms Golf Outing Supporting Local Employment Opportunities

Arbor, which takes pride in helping employees reach their full potential, was honored to sponsor and participate in Smile Farms’ 10th Anniversary Golf Outing on May 20 at the Plandome Country Club on Long Island, NY, benefiting the Long Island-based organization dedicated to advancing opportunities for people with disabilities.

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New York State’s 2025 Budget Advances Affordable Housing Goals

In April, New York State Governor Kathy Hochul announced a landmark budget agreement heralded as a giant step for affordable housing. New York’s FY 2025 Enacted Budget includes several key policy changes that could create thousands of affordable housing units across the state.

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SFR East 2024: How Economics and Demographics Shape the Rental Market

IMN’s Single Family Rental Forum (East), the cornerstone gathering of the SFR industry, concluded on May 22, 2024, in Miami, FL. Over three days, 1,800 attendees listened to more than 280 speakers discuss all angles of the SFR industry. On the first day of the conference, Arbor’s Tres Seippel, Director, Construction Management, participated in a wide-ranging panel discussion examining economic and demographic forces influencing SFR and build-to-rent (BTR), which also featured Rick Dalton, President of the Dalton Group, Domonic Purviance of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Wade McGuinn, CEO of McGuinn Hybrid Homes, and Heather Williams, VP at Willow Bridge Property Company.

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Affordable Housing Market Snapshot — May 2024

As housing costs spiral, rental affordability has become a more urgent issue, burdening a greater number of Americans. With more funding on the way, policymakers and private market advocates are pressing ahead with plans to add units to an increasingly tight housing market.

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Peter Reisert

Managing Director, Capital Markets, Agency Lending

Peter Reisert joined Arbor in 2008 and manages the capital markets activities related to Arbor’s agency mortgage banking business, including loan pricing, trading and margins on Arbor’s agency loan originations. Mr. Reisert is also responsible for the operations and management of Arbor’s Closing and Front End Insurance teams, and he leads the development, implementation and operations of Arbor’s Freddie Mac Small Balance Loan lending platform.

Mr. Reisert has more than 20 years of experience in real estate finance, with a strong focus on agency lending and the capital markets. Prior to joining Arbor, Mr. Reisert held a number of senior positions at Hunt Mortgage Group (and its predecessor entities), including Director and SVP of Capital Markets, where his focus was on the securitization of agency loans, balance sheet and off balance sheet structured finance products. Earlier in his career, Mr. Reisert worked on the trading desk at BankAmerica Mortgage (previously known as Arbor National Mortgage).

Mr. Reisert is a graduate of the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Future Leaders Program, an executive leadership development program sponsored by the industry’s leading trade association. He is a graduate of Providence College and holds a Master of Business Administration in Banking and Finance from Hofstra University. Mr. Reisert is member of Arbor’s Loan Committee and Freddie Mac’s SBL Advisory Council.

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