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How Berkadia Stacks Up in the BFR World

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

The Light: As Remote Work Continues, So Does Migration

As COVID restrictions ease and the great resignation continues (and perhaps even accelerates), more companies are opting to allow permanent work from home in order to keep their talented people. As a result, buyers and renters will continue to move to desirable areas where they can get more house for their money.

The Light: Much Needed Build-for-Rent Supply Is on the Way

With the backdrop of anemically low resale supply (check out our resale agent survey), as well as for-sale new home supply, we are monitoring growth of the build-for-rent (BFR) market to help alleviate the housing shortage.

The Light: Data-Driven New Home Design

Insights from 12,000 consumers and over 300 architectural designers surveyed by the New Home Trends Institute inspired KTGY to incorporate four new design features in the Smart/Connected home at ProBuilder’s 2022 virtual Show Village.

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-for-rent (BFR), Branden Lombardi, President of …

The Light: It Is a Great Time to Be a Flipper

We are proud to introduce the Burns Fix and Flip Market Index (FFMI), in collaboration with our partners at Flatiron Realty Capital and Sundae. The FFMI is a diffusion-based index driven by our proprietary Fix and Flip survey of 400+ …

The Light: Building Cost Strategies and Affordability Solutions

Both home prices and home construction costs have skyrocketed the last few years. Here are 5 solutions to address building cost and affordability. 

The Light: Consumer Trends to Watch in 2022

Our team compiled 22 opportunities for 2022, which we will share over the next few weeks. They cover a wide range of topics, from affordability solutions to migration patterns. Here are 6 opportunities to win over consumers this year.

The Light: Real Estate Agents Forecast 7% Higher Prices and 6% Sales Growth in 2022

In the COVID era, uncertainty often feels like the dominant theme. Industry leaders, government officials, and especially our clients want to know what 2022 holds for housing.