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Fannie Mae Introduces Multifamily MBS GeMS

Fannie Mae (FNMA/OTC) today announced the introduction of Fannie Mae Guaranteed Multifamily Structures, or Fannie Mae GeMSTM, an expanded multifamily mortgage-backed securities (MBS) execution that will include DUS Megas, DUS REMICs and syndicated DUS Megas. Read More »

Economy Watch: Investors Gung-Ho for Apartments in 2010

Real Capital Analytics reported on Tuesday in its year-in-review of the U.S. apartment market that a gold rush mentality hit the apartment market last year as investors sought and bought properties. All together, apartment property investment sales mushroomed 96 percent in 2010 compared with 2009. Read More »

Multifamily Fundamentals Better than Other Property Types

The Mortgage Bankers Association has released its Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Quarterly Data Book for the third quarter of 2010, and the organization posits that the real estate cycle is beginning to once again exert itself in commercial and multifamily property markets, and that, on the whole, multifamily is benefiting most from the recovery.

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Optimism Remains High For Multifamily

The positive vibe of the RealShare Apartments 2010 Conference is apparently long-lasting. Two months after the conference and with the elections behind us, professionals from all facets of the apartment industry seem to feel even better about the sector’s mid- and long-term prospects. Read More »