Gray Report Podcast: Rate Hikes Threaten the Housing Market

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Multifamily Highlights, 9/22/2022: Rate Hikes and the Housing Market

The Federal Reserve’s 0.75% increase in the federal funds rate places even more pressure on the economy, and as home prices show consistent signs of a cooldown, multifamily investors are watching the market closely. While single-family home prices are correlated with multifamily rents, apartment rent growth has not seen the same declines, partly because average…

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Multifamily Highlights, 9/16/2022: Inflation and the Multifamily Market

Stock markets fell after the latest CPI report showed higher-then-expected inflation, but the nominal increase—0.1% month-over-month—is relatively low. More significantly, the CPI shows that rental housing has become one of the most powerful drivers of inflation. Notably, market rate apartment rents remain below the 30% unaffordability threshold, and elevated mortgage rates have kept rental housing…

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Gray Report Podcast: Experts’ Multifamily Predictions

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Multifamily Highlights, 9/9/2022: Stability Amidst Interest Rates and Inflation

Apartment industry professionals expect continued pressure from interest rates and inflation through the rest of the year, with many expecting mild cap rate expansion in the near future. That being said, the multifamily market’s strong fundamentals and history of stable performance amidst economic volatility leaves open the possibility of greater investor interest, especially in the…

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Gray Report Market Summary and Highlights: Week of August 26, 2022

Sales volumes for single family homes have decreased significantly due to increasing mortgage rates, but with the slowdown so strongly linked to interest rate hikes, there is no evidence that would suggest an implosion or collapse. Housing demand remains strong, but the sharp increases in average mortgage payments have priced a growing number of people…

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