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Marcus & Millichap 2Q/24 Multifamily National Report
By: Benjamin Kunde, Marcus & Millichap
May 23, 2024

North Dallas suburbs off to a strong start. Metroplex net absorption
surpassed 8,000 units during the first quarter of 2024, the
largest total among major U.S. markets. Greater Dallas alone led the
country during that span with a net absorption tally above 6,200
rentals. Standout submarkets here include Frisco-Prosper and
Allen-McKinney — where net absorption eclipsed 1,000 units — as
well as Lewisville-Flower Mound and Central-East Plano, with more
than 600 doors taken up.

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ALN Apartment Data - Continued Demand Improvement in Q1
By: Jordan Brooks - ALN Apartment Data
April 9, 2024

Discover the ongoing momentum in the apartment market as we delve into Q1 2024's sustained demand growth. From rebounding figures to incremental strides, get ready to explore the multifamily landscape's promising outlook in the ALN newsletter. It features a broader look at the first quarter and its implications for multifamily performance this year,

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Marcus & Millichap 2Q/23 Multifamily National Report
By: Benjamin Kunde, Marcus & Millichap
May 12, 2023

Fundamentals continue to soften as the economy cools. After hitting an all-time low of just 2.5 percent in early 2022, apartment vacancy in the U.S. has now risen in four straight quarters. Availability surpassed the 5 percent mark in March, the first time it has eclipsed that threshold since 2018... Economic and career uncertainty is meanwhile prompting residents to sit tight, evidenced by longer apartment leases and a lack of homes coming to market.

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The Basics of UBTI/UDFI
By: Strata Trust Company
March 20, 2023

Not having to pay taxes on investment growth is one of the hallmark benefits of using an IRA to save for retirement vs. using taxable account. As with most tax benefits, however, there is the potential for exploitation or abuse when investing IRA assets, particularly when an IRA is invested in an income-generating business... So, when an IRA is invested in an entity that earns certain types of income, called Unrelated Business Taxable Income (UBTI), the IRA must pay a tax on that income...

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Renting More Affordable Than Homeownership Across Most Of The Nation In 2023
By: ATTOM Team
January 19, 2023

...the average three-bedroom rent is more affordable than owning a comparably sized median-priced home in 210, or 95 percent, of the 222 U.S. counties analyzed for the report. Both renting and owning a three-bedroom home are significant financial burdens for households around the U.S., consuming more than one-third of average wages in most major housing markets. But average rents still require a significantly smaller portion of wages...

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Blackstone Targets $25B For Real Estate Fund To Beat Inflation
By: Mike Phillips
June 10, 2022

Blackstone has raised capital for a new global real estate fund that has an equity target of $25B and will look to buy assets in sectors that have the potential to beat the high rates of inflation.

The giant investment manager has raised money from the Teachers’ Retirement System of Louisiana, the Arkansas Teacher Retirement System and the Oklahoma Teachers’ Retirement System, IPE Real Assets reported.

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The Asset Classes Poised To Thrive As CRE Enters Recession ‘Danger Zone’: Moody’s
By: Dees Stribling
June 9, 2022
Income drivers for U.S. commercial and residential real estate were as strong as predicted in the first quarter of 2022, with multifamily and industrial doing particularly well — but the remainder of this year and 2023 aren't so certain, and the well-battered asset classes would likely bear the brunt of an economic downturn while the rich get richer.
Dallas-Fort Worth to Lead... in New Jobs Over Next Five Years
By: Bill Hethcock
June 2, 2022

Texas’ major metro areas have led the way in recovering from the economic fallout caused by the COVID pandemic, and the Dallas area leads the state in the outlook for jobs growth and output over the next five years, according to a new forecast from Waco-based The Perryman Group.

Perryman’s analysis splits the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan statistical area into two metro divisions, but the forecast calls for 438,600 new jobs in DFW....

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Apartment List's 2021 Millennial Homeownership Report
By: Rob Warnock
Feb. 9, 2021
Millennials are officially the nation’s largest generation, and spanning the ages of 24 to 39, they are now in their prime home-buying years. But for as long as they have been old enough to buy homes, millennials have lagged previous generations in fulfilling that goal... Though the millennial homeownership rate is rising, we find that a generational homeownership gap persists and the impacts of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic are likely to reinforce the trend in years to come.
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