- Multifamily Development and Construction of Financing Seeing a Rebound
Commercial development and single family construction came to a screeching halt back in 2008. Along with it, disappeared the financing, including commercial construction loans and commercial land loans. But after a long sleep, it’s all starting to wake up from the dead.
- Income Inequality in the U.S. Boosts Rental Markets
As the qualified mortgage (QM) and qualified residential mortgage (QRM) future rules are discussed by rulemaking officials, housing advocates and Wall Street investors, the rental markets in the United States continue their healthy growth. Real estate analysts such as Christopher Matthews of Time magazine believe that strict QM and QRM rules may end up placing greater restrictions on mortgage lending, which will only make rental markets even more profitable.
- Is Wall Street Building Steam for the Next Real Estate Bubble?
Warren Buffet really opened up a can of worms when he made the statement in the Spring of 2012 that he would buy "a couple hundred thousand" single family homes and hold them for a long time, at low mortgage rates. The moment that statement came from his lips, every hedge fund in the Country decided they were going to get into the business of single-family homes, and they certainly have!