A decade ago, when the U.S. housing market collapsed and millions of homes went into foreclosure, a new class of real estate investors was born. Large-scale, institutional firms began buying up tens of thousands of properties. They rehabbed them and put them up for rent. Some said it was a short-term play; they’d sell the … Continued
NRHC Executive Director Diane Tomb authored a piece for the May issue of HousingWire Magazine about the growth of the single-family rental market and the benefits NRHC members provide to their residents. Single-family rental homes have long been an important piece of the housing economy and in recent years have taken on new importance. Following … Continued
The hottest rentals around aren’t necessarily those gleaming high-rises with doormen and valets, Olympic-size pools, climbing walls, and happy hour. Instead, single-family homes are seeing the biggest spike in popularity. Read more.
First-time home buyers purchased 601,000 single-family homes compared to 567,000 during 3Q’16, an increase of 6%, resulting in the highest quarterly purchase volume since September 30, 2000, according to the Genworth Mortgage Insurance First-Time Homebuyer Market Report.
By Mark Heschmeyer. Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) has expanded its support for affordable housing with a new securities offering backed predominantly by single-family rental (SFR) properties.
By Jacob Gaffney. Freddie Mac is looking to help provide more enhanced liquidity in the single-family rental market.
By Steve Randall. Specialty real estate lender CoreVest has been given approval for a pilot program to provide enhanced liquidity in the Single-Family Rental (“SFR”) market.
By Bonnie Sinnock. Freddie Mac on Thursday priced its first transaction to result from its pilot in the single-family rental market.
By Nicole Casperson. Winter might be the ideal time to buy for rental investors looking at sweet deals, according to a report released Thursday by real estate data analytics firm HouseCanary.