Home Value Forecast Examines Criteria for Institutional Investor Purchases

ProTeck points out the flood of institutional investors who bought large quantities of single-family REO homes at a discount in the aftermath of the housing crash and subsequently made health profits by renting these properties. The single-family REO-to-rental market is being consolidated seven years after the crash as some investors are still looking to profit, […]

Single-Family Rental Companies Cash in on Wall Street

Top single-family rental companies are cashing in, raising billions of dollars on Wall Street by securitizing the loans on their portfolios. The single-family home rental sector is doing well, according to analysts like Moody’s Investors Service and earnings announcements from top companies like Colony American Home, Invitation Homes and American Homes 4 Rent. With strengthening […]

Morgan Stanley Analyst says REIT Investors Warming to Single-Family REITs

Haendel St. Juste, executive director at Morgan Stanley, joined REIT.com for a video interview during REITWeek 2015: NAREIT’s Investor Forum, held in New York. St. Juste discussed the trends he is seeing among institutional REIT investors active in the single-family rental market. While the sector is still largely dominated by hedge funds, “REIT investors are […]

The American Dream: Renting?

It would have been easier, and my medical bills less, if we were renters and someone else, i.e. the landlord, was responsible for the maintenance. But I have kids, we wanted some space for them to run around. And plus, I’m of the generation where you grew up and bought a home. It’s just what […]

How Renters Can Build Long-Term Wealth, Too

“The more diversified your assets, the more choices you have in the future. Real estate is a traditional mainstay among asset choices. By not investing in your own home, you’re taking direct ownership out of your nest egg,” Bar-Or says. “So the question is, how can you get diversification with the same characteristics of real […]

Is it better to rent or buy a home in Denver right now?

The study looks at 23 U.S. markets and determines whether it’s smarter to buy or rent “to signal whether current market conditions favor buying or renting a home in terms of wealth creation over a fixed holding period in a particular market relative to historical market conditions and alternative investment opportunities.” Denver joins Dallas and […]

Rent or Buy: 5 Questions Consumers Should Ask Themselves

“Bankers are well-suited to talk to their customers about their housing options,” said Corey Carlisle, senior vice president, ABA’s Bank Community Engagement Foundation. “Bankers finance everything from single-family homes to apartment buildings giving them valuable perspective for customers searching for a new home.” Before pursuing a rental or homeownership opportunity, consumer should consider the following questions.