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CRE Industry Faces Dramatic Changes in Multifamily Supply, Financing Environment – CoStar Group

The U.S. apartment market continued to see robust growth in 2013, but investors are keeping a wary eye on looming changes going into 2014, including the impact from rising supply, rising interest rates and the prospects of restructuring the nation’s two biggest government-sponsored enterprises (GSE’s) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

via CRE Industry Faces Dramatic Changes in Multifamily Supply, Financing Environment – CoStar Group.

When supply increases; demand decreases. Buyers should remain sensitive to overpaying for multifamily properties in low cap markets, as the market continues to turn.

Special Report: The Leading and Lagging Apartment Markets Around the Country | Multi-Housing News Online

Three sluggish markets that Witten advises to be careful of include Virginia Beach, Va., which has demand challenges; Metro D.C., where developers are building for a demand that isn’t there; and Raleigh/Durham, N.C., which is also demand challenged. But Witten made sure to mention that developers and investors shouldn’t write off these metros completely.

via Special Report: The Leading and Lagging Apartment Markets Around the Country | Multi-Housing News Online.