What’s Next for REO? A 10-Year Perspective

Anyone in real estate during the aftermath of the mid-2000s financial crash would likely agree that the real estate owned (REO) market was a bright light in real estate during the high default environment.
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SFR Securitizations Continue on ‘Stable’ Path

March’s property-level data for 24 single-family rental securitizations show a continuing “stable” performance for the single-borrower, single-family rental asset class, according to Morningstar’s April 2016 Performance Summary Covering All Morningstar-Related...
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New SFR Association to Expand Market’s Influence

The Five Star Institute President and CEO Ed Delgado has announced the formation of the Single-Family Rental Association (SFRA), a member-led conduit for connection and training in the growing single-family rental market.
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Investors, Here are the Top Single-Family Housing Markets

Rising home prices, home appreciation, favorable affordability, and excellent economic and demographic conditions have set the stage for the top single-family housing markets in the U.S for investors.
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SFR Securitizations Keep Delinquency Rates Low

Delinquency rates remained low across single-family rental securitizations, with the average rate across 24 transactions coming in at 0.6 percent as of the end of February, according to data reported by Morningstar Credit Ratings in its March 2016 Single-Family...
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What Lies Ahead for Investors in the Single-Family Rental Market?

The popularity of the single-family rental (SFR) market has boomed in the last two to three years, particularly among institutional investors. Last year saw the announcement of two major SFR mergers (Starwood Waypoint Residential Homes with Colony American Homes,...
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Moving With The Market: How Are Industry Professionals Capitalizing On The Explosion Of The Single Family Rental Market

"Moving With The Market: How Are Industry Professionals Capitalizing On The Explosion Of The Single Family Rental Market," DSNews Cover Story, April 2016.
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Economist: TRID is Not Affecting Housing Market Potential?

While November’s substantial decline in existing-home sales was largely attributed to the impact of the TRID, or “Know Before You Owe” mortgage rule, which went into effect onOctober 3, one economist said the CFPB’s controversial rule is not affecting housing market...
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Will Buy-to-Rent Strategy Continue Gaining Momentum in SFR Space?

The newest business feature of the single-family rental market is comprised of large investors—backed by private equity—that use a buy-to-rent (B2R) strategy, but how does this size up compared to traditional, professionally-managed apartment complexes and will these...
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Investors, Take Note: Single-Family Rental Market’s Popularity is Still Surging

The single-family rental (SFR) market in America has gained momentum in the last couple of years as the homeownership rate has fallen to nearly a five-decade low. The greater demand for SFR housing has resulted in an increase in the price of rents, which means greater...
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