Category Archives: multi-family

Looking for financing? The basics still matter

by Dan Rafter Midwest Real Estate News recently spoke with James Cope, executive vice president and managing director with commercial financing company Walker & Dunlop, about the steps investors, owners and developers must take when seeking commercial financing. Cope said … Continue reading

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AppFolio: Apartment rents to keep rising, just not as quickly

  by Dan Rafter What word best describes the U.S. apartment market today? AppFolio, in its latest research report, points to “growth.” That’s the key word that the company, which provides property-management software, refers to in its 2016 Apartment Forecast … Continue reading

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Apartment rents keep soaring in Nashville, Minneapolis

by Dan Rater Want to rent an apartment in Nashville or Minneapolis? It’s not cheap, and it’s getting more expensive, according to the lastest numbers from apartment-research company Abodo. Abodo reported that in August, the average one-bedroom rent stood at … Continue reading

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Selling Ridgecrest: The most important deals aren’t always the biggest ones

by Dan Rafter Sometimes, the sales that you most remember aren’t the biggest deals. They’re the ones that required the most work and have a positive impact on the surrounding community. That’s how Matt Whiteside, a first vice president for investments … Continue reading

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Developers to bring more than 3,200 new apartment units to Milwaukee market this year

by Dan Rafter If you’re driving through Milwaukee, don’t be surprised by all the construction cranes. According to the latest research report from Marcus & Millichap, construction crews will be building plenty of new apartment buildings in this city. Marcus … Continue reading

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Milwaukee, Omaha and Columbus all seeing big increases in apartment rents

by Dan Rafter Where are apartment rents rising the fastest? According to apartment Web site Abodo, Milwaukee led the way, seeing the biggest increase in one-bedroom apartment rents from June to July of this year. Apartment rents for one-bedroom apartments … Continue reading

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Construction loan activity hot as ever in Detroit, St. Louis, Chicago and other Midwest markets

by Dan Rafter More developers across the Midwest are seeking construction loans today. And when they hunt for these loans? More often they are turning to alternative lenders. Just ask Kevin Farrell, senior director of originations, and Mike Belliissimo, chief … Continue reading

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