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Strong Start to the Year for Small Balance Lending

Buoyed by the favorable economic outlook, a robust labor market and higher inflation, lending in Q1 2018 was $44.5B, improving on Q1 2017. While the broader real estate market has been showing signs of softness, small balance investment activity and liquidity are benefitting from this cycle’s increase in aggregate agency support.

Produced in conjunction with Chandan Economics and tailored specifically for the small multifamily investor, Arbor Chatter’s Q1 2018 Small Balance Multifamily Investment Trends Report examines current movement in:

  • Origination Volume
  • Cap Rates
  • Debt Yields
  • LTVs