Tag: institutional investors

Mischaracterization of Single-Family Investors Impacts Perceived Demand, Risk

July 12, 2019 by Zelman & Associates

In a blog post in late June (Don’t Call it a Comeback: Housing Investors Have Been Here for Years), CoreLogic raised some eyebrows with the conclusion that “in 2018, the share of home sales bought by investors reached its highest level in two ...

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Filed Under | institutional investorsmacro housing

Where are the iBuyers Heading Next?

April 19, 2019 by Zelman & Associates

In recent years, iBuyers have gained notable attention and become a widespread topic of debate. Effectively the new-age version of “We Buy Ugly Houses”, which has been around since 1989, iBuyers charge sellers 7-10% of their home value in exchange ...

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Filed Under | existing home salesinstitutional investorsreal estate services

Single-Family Built-to-Rent Likely Here to Stay

April 19, 2019 by Zelman & Associates

Every month, we track interest in built-to-rent construction, along with other acquisition channels, in our proprietary survey of single-family rental operators. Over the last year, interest in partnering with homebuilders on built-to-rent ...

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Filed Under | homebuildinginstitutional investorssingle-family rental

Single-Family Rental Sector Enjoying Sweet Spot of Growth Amidst Tight Supply

March 08, 2019 by Zelman & Associates

Public REITs Invitation Homes (INVH) and American Homes 4 Rent (AMH) are the two largest single-family landlords in the country, owning almost 81,000 and 53,000 homes, respectively. While each company controls less than 1% of national single-family ...

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Filed Under | institutional investorssingle-family rental

Refuting Three Common Misperceptions of Wall Street Single-Family Landlords

September 21, 2018 by Zelman & Associates

In 2004, when homeownership was at an all-time high, there were over 11 million single-family rental households that provided shelter for over 32 million people. Although renting a home has always been a housing option, representing more than ...

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Filed Under | institutional investorssingle-family rental

Public Single-Family REITs, a Real Business Here to Stay

November 18, 2016 by Zelman & Associates

Over the last two weeks, the public single-family REITs reported third quarter earnings. Including American Homes 4 Rent (AMH), Colony Starwood Homes (SFR), Silver Bay Realty Trust (SBY) and Tricon American Homes (TAH), the companies own approximately ...

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Filed Under | institutional investorssingle-family rentalsurvey

First Single-Family REIT Refinance Highlights Asset Appreciation

July 15, 2016 by Zelman & Associates

Progress Residential is a single-family REIT that owned approximately 17,000 homes as of 1Q16, making it the fourth largest in the country behind Invitation Homes (~48,000), American Homes 4 Rent (~48,000) and Colony Starwood Homes (~32,000) ...

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Filed Under | institutional investorssingle-family rental