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.


Single-Family Rentals: Affordability Meets Convenience

An Updated View of U.S. Rental Housing and the Role of Single-Family Homes

The average suburban home with a yard and a two car garage may not be the first image that the word “rental” brings to mind, but single-family homes have quickly become one of the most sought after rental sectors on the market.

While economic and lifestyle factors have both contributed to the decreased interest in homeownership, a growing portion of the population is also being drawn to the affordability of the asset class, in addition to all that it offers — more unit space, bedroom count and backyards.

Arbor offers a vast selection of financing options to help you ramp up or streamline existing investments in the space. These options include flexible bridge to permanent solutions along with Freddie Mac Multifamily’s new Affordable Single-Family Rental pilot program, a program designed to arm you with the most sophisticated loan terms in the business. You’ll gain access to loans with non-recourse financing, fixed-rate terms and LTV’s up to 75%.

To learn more about “Single-Family Rentals: New Financing Options for the Fastest Growing Rental Segment”, download your complimentary whitepaper now.