Thursday, May 15, 2014
Double good News for owners and buyers A Major Lift for Fannie and Freddie and apartment interest rates fall sharply
Apartment loan Interest rates fall sharply this week
and the FHFA leader tries to calm housing and multifamily markets A Major Lift for Fannie and Freddie “Our overriding objective is to ensure that there is broad liquidity in the housing finance market and to do so in a way that is safe and sound,” Melvin L. Watt, the new head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, said in a speech at the Brookings Institution in Washington.
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Chicago-area commercial properties jumped in the first quarter to their highest level since 2008, fueled by rebounding rents and occupancies and a pickup in lending.
Investors plunked down more than $3 billion to acquire 192 apartment properties, retail centers, industrial buildings and hotels in the first quarter, up 59 percent from $1.9 billion in year-earlier period, according to New York-based research firm Real Capital Analytics Inc. It was the best first-quarter showing since the first three months of 2008, at the tail end of the last boom, when investors bought $3.9 billion in commercial real estate here.
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