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.

Current Reports

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.


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.


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.


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.


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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Arbor Funds $16.3M Fannie Mae Loans in Myrtle Beach, SC

UNIONDALE, NY (April 2, 2020) – Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR), a leading multifamily and commercial mortgage lender, recently funded $16.3M in Fannie Mae DUS® and Fannie Mae Small loans in Myrtle Beach, SC.

Patriots Way At The Beach Apartments received $9.6M in refinance financing, with a 12-year fixed rate, through the Fannie Mae DUS® program. The property is comprised of 110, two-bedroom units and features hardwood floors and walk-in closets. It is minutes away from the beach, with fine dining, shopping and entertainment nearby.

The 501 38th Avenue Portfolio received $2.2M in refinance, cash-out funding, with a 12-year fixed rate, through the Fannie Mae Small Loan program. Built in 1963, the 34-unit complex is a short distance from the Children’s Museum of South Carolina, Ripley’s Aquarium and local shopping.

Avenue North Apartments received $3.2M in refinance, cash-out funding, with a 12-year fixed rate, though the Fannie Mae Small Loan program. The 43-unit property is less than a half-mile from the beach, restaurants and shopping.

604 19th Street received $1.2M in refinance funding, with a 12-year fixed rate, through the Fannie Mae Small Loan program. Built in 1966, the multifamily property is made up of 17 units and is located just minutes from the beach.

Eric Regenbogen of Arbor’s Uniondale office originated the loans.

“Identifying individualized financial solutions for all our borrowers is our top priority,” Regenbogen said. “These deals provided our clients with the necessary resources to meet both their short and long-term goals.”

About Us
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.

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Patriots Way – Myrtle Beach, SC

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501 38th Street – Myrtle Beach, SC

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Avenue North – Myrtle Beach, SC

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604 19th Street – Myrtle Beach, SC


Eric Regenbogen – Originations