Current Reports

Small Multifamily Investment Trends Report 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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How Positive Rent Reporting Advances Borrowers’ and Renters’ Goals

Positive rent reporting, a new piece of Fannie Mae’s mission-driven lending agenda, is a leap forward for the U.S. rental housing market amid an ongoing affordability crisis. This initiative, recently launched in a pilot program in Chicago, has significant upside potential for not only tenants but landlords, owners, and multifamily borrowers as well.

Small Multifamily Investment Trends Report Q4 2022

Valuations Flatten as Cap Rate Start to Rise from Record Lows 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.   Key Findings: Small multifamily originations reached $80.7 billion in 2022, Read the full article…

Special Report: Spring 2023

Special Report: Spring 2023 The rental housing sector is well-insulated but not immune to market forces even as the economy edges into correction territory, Arbor Chairman and CEO Ivan Kaufman and Chandan Economics Founder Sam Chandan demonstrate in the findings of Arbor’s Special Report Spring 2023.   Key Findings: The sustainability of consumer financing and Read the full article…

Investment

Arbor’s Special Report Spring 2023

The rental housing sector is well-insulated but not immune to market forces even as the economy edges into correction territory, Arbor Chairman and CEO Ivan Kaufman and Chandan Economics Founder Sam Chandan demonstrate in the findings of Arbor’s Special Report Spring 2023.

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Renting On Credit: New Platforms Modernize Monthly Multifamily Transactions

Until recently, full-scale optimization has skipped over the basic monthly rental payment transaction, with 78% of more than 100 million renters using paper checks. But now, two programs, backed by global leaders in financial services, are incentivizing tenants to pay the rent on credit, with perks like automatic credit reporting and points towards future purchases.

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Top Markets for Renters Under 30

Renters 30 years of age and under, who now make up slightly more than one-quarter of the heads of households of rental units, are bolstering housing demand in markets known for their affordability and livability.

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Small Loan Programs

Arbor is one of the nation’s leading small multifamily lenders, specializing in loans $1M – $7.5M. We help enhance your investments and build your portfolio, from your first loan to your 100th.

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From its beginnings as a small multifamily loan specialist, partnering with Fannie Mae to develop the first-ever, agency small loan  mortgage program more than two decades ago, to its role in helping to develop Freddie Mac’s Small Balance Loan program, Arbor has long ensured this once underserved market receives the professional and personalized treatment it deserves. Welcome to your small loan source!

  • Arbor offers:

    • 12-, 15-, 20-, 25- and 30-year, fixed- and floating-rate financing for acquisitions and refinancing with 30 years of amortization

    • Full-term interest-only options

    • Nonrecourse is standard

    • No underwriting floors for top markets

    • Loan assumability and cash out options

    • Zero banking account deposit requirements

    • Flexible prepayment capabilities

    • Personalized treatment as a long-term partner (and not just another customer), with loan customization and flexibility every step of the way

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