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How Remote Work Reshaped Bay Area Housing
Also, what factors are the most important for buying your first multifamily property? And is student housing back on track?
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Student Housing’s Investment Surge
With yields compressing in traditional, market-rate multifamily investments, many investors are taking the plunge into the student housing sector. While these properties may have had a challenging couple of years, college applications and admissions have roared back to life: And investment has followed. Read our latest on Multifamily.Today.
What to Think About Before Making That Multifamily Purchase …
Actually, Multifamily.Loans’ blog turns it back even further than that: What should you think about before you even start thinking about investing in multifamily real estate? Read on to find out more details about six key considerations — and, for better or worse — in a far less Inception-like format.
… And Where to Look Once You’re Ready to Buy
Figured all of that out? Great. Now it’s time to find a property that meets your needs. There are a number of places you can look, and our Apartment.Loans blog highlights five of the best multiple listing service, or MLS, platforms out there. Most are similar in setup compared to a residential MLS, though a few offer some compelling and insightful tools built in.
Bay Area Exodus? Not So Fast.
Remote work enabled office workers to flee the pricey San Francisco Bay Area in the first year of the pandemic, and many of those — the majority renters — haven’t returned. That said, rents are starting to creep back up as vacancy has dropped by 230 basis points across the metro. While growth still lags the national average, some submarkets could feel significant supply pressures soon. Check out our analysis on Multifamily.Loans to see where the market is moving.