Aging Baby Boomers Reshape the Housing Market

While the 2008 financial crisis prompted a cyclical shift in U.S. housing — impacting everything from home prices to who can qualify for a mortgage — an equally impactful demographic change was just taking shape. The unprecedented wave of Baby Boomers that began retiring would disrupt the balance of the housing market.


Secondary and Tertiary Markets Gain Ground on Primary Cities

As secondary and tertiary markets continue to gain parity with larger primary cities around the nation, they offer investors a significant potential for return on investment, even as the U.S. and global economic landscapes face notable headwinds.


Small Multifamily Investment Snapshot — 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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Arbor Realty Trust Reacts to Ningi Research Report

UNIONDALE, N.Y., March 14, 2023  (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Arbor Realty Trust (NYSE: ABR), announced today that the Company is in receipt of the purported “research” report that was published earlier today by Ningi Research, a short seller of Arbor stock. The report lacks merit and contains numerous inaccuracies, misstatements, and otherwise misleading allegations. This false Read the full article…


Arbor’s Leah Fisher Joins Global Sustainability Panel at InnovateESG

Arbor Senior Vice President, Special Projects, Governance and Risk, Leah Fisher recently spoke on a thought-provoking panel discussion at InnovateESG 2023, a conference focused on environmental, social, and governance missions, hosted by NYU Stern’s Chen Institute for Global Real Estate Finance.


Single-Family Rental Investment Snapshot — Q4 2022

SFR will maintain exposure to the cyclical disruption brought on by the housing market’s softness and rising interest rates, even though its structural growth outlook remains positive and unchanged.


Tracy Dennis

Managing Director, General Counsel, Agency and Arbor Private Label

Tracy Dennis is responsible for overseeing and directing Arbor’s legal and closing process pertaining to the firm’s Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and FHA platforms, as well as the Arbor Private Label program. She is also an advisor to the Servicing and Asset Management team in addressing post-closing issues, delinquencies and workouts relative to these executions, and she serves as Chair of the Fannie Mae DUS® Operations Subcommittee.

Most recently, Ms. Dennis was Managing Director, Head of Transaction Management & Counsel for Hunt Real Estate Capital, where she led the closing and transaction management departments in reference to Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, HUD and balance sheet executions.

Prior to that, Ms. Dennis was Senior Underwriting Counsel for First American Title Insurance Company and before that, served as Director, Fixed Income – Commercial Real Estate, for Credit Suisse Securities (USA).

Ms. Dennis received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan and a Juris Doctor from New York Law School.

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