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.

Press Releases

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.


Arbor Closes $17.3M in New Single-Family Rental Portfolio Deals

UNIONDALE, NY (December 3, 2019) – Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR), a real estate investment trust and national direct lender specializing in loan origination and servicing for residential, multifamily, seniors housing, healthcare and other diverse commercial real estate assets, recently funded $17.3M in Single-Family Rental (SFR) Portfolio loans across the country.

The following transactions were executed under Arbor’s proprietary SFR Portfolio program:

  • New Haven SFR – This portfolio consists of 48 properties, each with one to four units, for a total of 65 units. The residences are conveniently located near universities and shopping. New Haven SFR received $6.5M in refinance cash-out funding.
  • Chicago SFR – This portfolio consists of 71 properties, each with one to four units, for a total of 80 units. With easy access to public transit, and high walkability and biking scores, the properties received $6.8M in refinance cash-out funding.
  • Tampa Bay SFR – With seven assets offering a total of 27 units, this portfolio offers access to top-rated public schools. The properties received $1.3M in acquisition funding with a five-year term loan.
  • Baltimore SFR – Comprised of 40 properties offering a total of 42 units, this portfolio offers easy access to public transit. The properties received $2.7M in refinance cash-out funding.

Arbor recently launched its proprietary SFR Portfolio financing platform to capitalize on the growing SFR market, which currently represents 54% of total U.S. rental inventory. Arbor is committed to providing customized financing options to help investors grow their SFR portfolios

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Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR) is a nationwide real estate investment trust and direct lender, providing loan origination and servicing for multifamily, single-family rental (SFR) portfolios, seniors housing, healthcare and other diverse commercial real estate assets. Headquartered in Uniondale, New York, Arbor manages a multibillion-dollar servicing portfolio, specializing in government-sponsored enterprise products. Arbor is a Fannie Mae DUS® lender and Freddie Mac Optigo Seller/Servicer. Arbor’s product platform also includes CMBS, bridge, mezzanine and preferred equity loans. Rated by Standard and Poor’s and Fitch Ratings, Arbor is committed to building on its reputation for service, quality and customized solutions with an unparalleled dedication to providing our clients excellence over the entire life of a loan.