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Feb 23, 2022 08:30 AM

Tertiary Markets Lure Investors Due to High Yields and Growth Opportunities: Data

Tertiary markets are becoming hot as investors discover better yields and growth opportunities, with sales reaching $147 billion in 2021, up 56% from the $94.2 billion in transactions recorded in pre-pandemic 2019, reported Feb. 14. Tertiary markets are those outside the top 40 metropolitan statistical areas, and include Columbus, Ohio; Jacksonville, Florida; and Louisville, Kentucky. ​

Feb 16, 2022 08:30 AM

Women, Millennials Driving Black Homeownership:

Black homebuyers accounted for 9.1% of sales between October 2020 and September 2021, and while that’s up slightly from a decade ago, the growth rate is similar to non-Black homeowners, which suggests the homeownership gap hasn’t narrowed, reported Feb. 9. Black women are purchasing more homes than Black men, while millennials are the primary driver of Black homeownership.

Nov 03, 2021 12:30 PM

Broader Real Estate Sector to Recover, Hotels to Disappoint, ULI Forecast Predicts

Many U.S. real estate sectors are expected to recover to pre-pandemic levels by 2023, but the hotel sector likely will continue struggling, the Urban Land Institute revealed Oct. 27 in its Fall 2021 Real Estate Economic Forecast. The forecast noted that commercial real estate is in a strong position to build its way out of the pandemic and take the economy with it.

Nov 03, 2021 12:30 PM

Living with Ghosts OK if Home Price is Right:

Almost one-third of consumers said they would be willing to live with a “friendly” ghost if that roommate concession enabled them to afford their dream home, an Oct. 26 survey revealed. Twenty percent of consumers said they would live in a home where a murder occurred, and another 17% said they would live in a haunted house.

Nov 03, 2021 12:30 PM

Historic Low Cap Rates in Drug Store Sector, Data Reveals

Cap rates in the single-tenant drug store sector dropped 59 basis points during the third quarter to 5.8%, reaching a historic low, The Boulder Group reported Nov. 1 in its Q3 2021 Net Lease Drug Store report. Record-low cap rates for CVS (5.15%) and Walgreens (5.4%) primarily caused the decline.

Aug 04, 2021 12:30 PM

Record Low Cap Rates for Single-tenant Dollar Stores: Data

Cap rates in the single-tenant net-lease dollar store sector reached a historic low during the second quarter, according to the Net Lease Dollar Store report released Aug. 1 by commercial real estate firm The Boulder Group. Dollar General’s cap rate was 5.75%, while Dollar Tree reached 6.50%.

Aug 04, 2021 12:30 PM

Fannie Mae: Appraisers Should Avoid "Problematic Phrases"

Fannie Mae in its July Appraiser Update newsletter has requested that appraisers avoid using phrases in their reports that can be viewed as problematic because they represent subjective judgments and not objective facts. Examples of phases that should be avoided are “desirable neighborhood,” “crime-ridden area,” “affordable neighborhood” and “Integrated community.”

Aug 04, 2021 12:30 PM

Smaller Cities Poised to Become Top Tech Markets, Led by Dayton, Ohio, CBRE Reports

Dayton, Ohio, could be the next top tech market, according to a report from real estate firm CBRE, reported July 26. Market determinations are based on labor fundamentals and costs, growth opportunities for companies and high concentrations of tech workers. The list contains mostly smaller markets, and also includes Huntsville, Alabama, and Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Jul 14, 2021 12:30 PM

CFPB Issued $124M in Remediation over Mortgage Servicing

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in 2020 assessed more than $124 million in consumer remediation and civil penalties related to mortgage foreclosures, credit “redlining” and unreliable use of consumer data, MBA NewsLink reported July 1. Examiners discovered several violations of mortgage servicing rules in Regulation X.

Jul 14, 2021 12:30 PM

REIT Merger and Acquisitions May Set Annual Record: JLL

Merger and acquisition activity in real estate investment trusts has already reached $70 billion this year, and could reach an all-time high by year-end, according to commercial real estate firm JLL, MBA NewsLink reported July 6. The previous annual record for REIT activity was set in 2006 and totaled $103 billion.

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