Multifamily Sector Posts Gains in Q2

The multifamily housing market, which includes apartments and condominiums, posted gains in the second quarter of 2017, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Multifamily Production Index (MPI). The Index rose eight points to 56. An above-50 reading indicates more builders have a positive outlook than a negative one. “A return to […]

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Commercial Real Estate Sector on Solid Footing

Commercial real estate is on solid footing, with the National Association of REALTORS®’ (NAR) quarterly commercial forecast projecting continued stability in 2017. National vacancy rates in the office sector are set to decrease to 12.1 percent, while those in the industrial space and retail sectors are set to decrease to 7.1 percent and 11.2 percent, […]

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Skyrocketing Rents Begin to Fizzle

Skyrocketing rents will begin to fizzle in 2017, driven by a multifamily market marked by less starts and oversupply, according to the Freddie Mac Multifamily Research Group’s 2017 Multifamily Outlook. “Demand for rental units is at a historic high due to demographic changes and lifestyle preferences, but increasing new supply and other factors are likely […]

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