U.S. Multifamily Lending Spiked 19 Percent in 2018 to Record High $339.2 Billion

Mortgage Bankers Association | September 30, 2019

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's annual report of the U.S. multifamily lending market, favorable market conditions helped spur a 19 percent increase in multifamily lending in 2018 to a new high in dollar volume. Last year, 2,669 different multifamily lenders provided a record $339.2 billion in new mortgages for apartment buildings with five or more units. Forty-five percent of the active lenders made five or fewer multifamily loans over the course of the year.

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The residential real estate industry has undergone significant change in the past seven years. Many of these changes were implemented in reaction to the decline of the housing market. All sectors of the industry experienced regulatory and legislative impacts and the appraisal industry was no exception. Some of these changes have produced unintended consequences that have resulted in a decline in the number of active residential appraisers, while simultaneously preventing a viable process in which to bring new appraisers into the profession, due to economic and logistical challenges.

Spotlight

The residential real estate industry has undergone significant change in the past seven years. Many of these changes were implemented in reaction to the decline of the housing market. All sectors of the industry experienced regulatory and legislative impacts and the appraisal industry was no exception. Some of these changes have produced unintended consequences that have resulted in a decline in the number of active residential appraisers, while simultaneously preventing a viable process in which to bring new appraisers into the profession, due to economic and logistical challenges.

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MG Properties Group | November 24, 2021

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Realogy Tops the T3 Sixty Enterprise 20 Report

Realogy Holdings Corp. | April 11, 2022

On April 8th, the annual Real Estate Almanac publication released its T3 Sixty Enterprise 20 Report. The U.S.’s largest real estate company, Realogy topped the rankings as the leading real estate enterprise with the highest sales volume, agent count, and transaction sides for the year 2021. In addition, six Realogy residential real estate brands, namely, Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate, CENTURY 21®, Corcoran®, Coldwell Banker®, ERA, and Sotheby’s International Realty® led the report’s top franchise brand lists. Corcoran was recognized as the fastest growing franchise brand based on year-on-year sales volume. Realogy's leadership in the T3 Sixty Enterprise Report year after year is a testament to the powerful affiliated agents, brokers, and franchise owners who dedicate themselves every day to supporting consumers with one of life's most significant transactions. Their critical role at the center of every transaction helps fuel Realogy as we continue to move the real estate industry to what's next." Ryan Schneider,Realogy's chief executive officer and president

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NEXT Property Management Launches Mack Real Estate Group

businesswire | December 08, 2020

Mack Real Estate Group (MREG) declared the dispatch of NEXT Property Management, another outsider property the executives administration offering zeroed in on giving the greatest administration administrations to proprietors of multifamily and office properties cross country. NEXT is important for the Mack Property Management L.P. specialty unit (MPM), which gives property the executives administrations to MREG's developing arrangement of land ventures. “With the launch of NEXT Property Management, we mark the latest step in the larger process of rebranding, reorganizing, and expanding property management services within the context of the overall MREG platform,” said Richard Mack, CEO of MREG. “We believe that our extensive experience with property ownership will be valuable to other owners who choose NEXT for management services, and we look forward to expanding the NEXT portfolio in the coming years.” NEXT Property Management is focused on sending key arrangements related to new innovation for property the executives to offer open doors for more noteworthy proficiency and better help. "We are expecting coherence of present day advances and best practices across both the NEXT outsider administration portfolio and the MPM claimed portfolio, as we reliably endeavor to be the best," said Jennifer Willstead, President of MPM. Jeff Cruz has been selected Vice President of Business Development for NEXT and will be accused of developing the pipeline of outsider administration business. "Jeff has driven a fruitful profession in multi-family traversing more than twenty years and numerous business sectors, and was a characteristic decision to lead our development plan for NEXT," Ms. Willstead added. MPM (counting NEXT) is settled in Phoenix, AZ. NEXT and MPM depend on the skill of veteran colleagues and a solid comprehension of market essentials and industry patterns toward accomplishing the objectives of expanding resource execution, improving worth, and conveying strong monetary outcomes. They use arising advances and administration driven applications to convey imaginative arrangements, and utilize a set-up of help administrations to improve proficiency. Mack Property Management was formerly known as Winthrop Property Management. The rebranding was announced September 1, 2020. In October, Mack Property Management officially relocated its head offices to Phoenix and hired Robert J. Matthews as Senior Vice President of Finance and Accounting. “We believe that centralizing our operations in the Phoenix area enables us to enhance our services for the NEXT and MPM portfolios, and to strategically position us for further expansion in both coastal and mid-country markets,” said Ms. Willstead. “Our team is excited for this new start out of our Phoenix office, which we expect to be our launching pad for significant growth. In addition to this new command center, we will continue to have resources in multiple markets to help align with operational needs and ensure proper support during core business hours, regardless of time zone.”

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