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.


Webinar: Why Multifamily Investors Are Expanding into Single-Family Rentals

This comprehensive webinar from Arbor and Multi-Housing News provides an overview of the rapidly growing single-family rental (SFR) market.

Join Arbor Chief Underwriter/Credit Officer, Single-Family Rental, Charles Ostroff, along with experts from OwnAmerica and Yardi, for an informative discussion on why multifamily investors are turning to single-family rentals as a new area of focus and what opportunities are available in the sector.

Hosted by distinguished real estate economist and professor Sam Chandan, our tenured panel will:

  • Address the state of the residential rental market
  • Present demographic research showing how the face of U.S. housing has changed
  • Explore how multifamily investors can find opportunities in SFR portfolios
  • Discuss the latest trends and changes in the SFR market

After highlighting the market opportunities in the SFR space, the conversation concludes with a presentation of the financing options available to multifamily investors looking to expand into the rapidly-growing sector.