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Buckling Our Seatbelts for an Interesting Ride: John Burns on Current Market Conditions

The residential real estate market has been speeding uphill since mid 2019, with a speed bump in the Spring of 2020. As we near the peak, anticipation of what is on the other side anxiously awaits. When will we pass …

The Feverishly Hot Apartment Market with Jay Parsons (RealPage)

Apartment renters are not the only ones fighting hard for their place in the market. Multifamily investors also face fierce competition from other investors in this very competitive space. On the latest New Home Insights podcast, we interviewed Jay Parsons, …

The Light: Creative Land Development

Our team compiled 22 opportunities for 2022. They cover a wide range of topics, from affordability solutions to migration patterns. Here is what to expect for land development this year. 

How Berkadia Stacks Up in the BTR World

A Black Friday level of frenzy is currently taking place in the world of BTR financing. Listen in on the third episode of our three-part series on build-to-rent (BTR) where Joel Kirstein, Managing Director at Berkadia, breaks down the capital …

Inspiring a New Way to Rent: Branden Lombardi of BB Living

How many car manufacturers are in there in the world? You probably can’t name them all, but you definitely know names like Lamborghini and Tesla. In the second episode of our three-part series on build-to-rent (BTR), Branden Lombardi, President of …

In It for the Long Run: Mark Wolf on Build-to-Rent Communities

Successful restaurants have great service, the right menu, and a long-term outlook. A good location also doesn’t hurt. Mark Wolf, CEO and founder of AHV Communities, has a similar mindset when executing successful build-to-rent (BTR) communities. BTR communities are purpose-built …

Steve Benson and (Land) Banking on the Future

As the old adage goes, you can’t make more land. For home builders, anything that helps facilitate land deals is huge. That’s where Steve Benson and his team come in—they provide land banking services for builders. Steve is the CEO …

How iBrokers Will Change How We Buy Homes

You would not go to a second website to pay for your Amazon order, so why should you have to deal with multiple groups when purchasing a home? That is what inspired Court Cunningham to start Orchard. Orchard is providing …

Remaining Competitive in an Overly Competitive Market

If there used to be a hot tub full of cash for build-to-rent (BTR) deals, now there is an Olympic-sized swimming pool. Demand for BTR development is at an all-time high. BTR developers can usually outbid their competitors for land. …

Jeff Adler on the Resilience of Real Estate

The last 18 months or so have been the proverbial roller coaster for the real estate industry. COVID-19 wreaked havoc on the nation but unlocked tremendous latent demand, changed where and how people lived, and left dramatically rising prices in …