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CRE Loan Delinquencies Decline to Lowest Level Since Pandemic Began - MikeLembeck.com, Orange County Multifamily Broker, Apartments, 1031 Exchanges

CRE Loan Delinquencies Decline to Lowest Level Since Pandemic Began

Delinquency rates for mortgages backed by commercial and multifamily properties decreased again in April, reaching the lowest level since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Mortgage ...

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Unpacking Biden’s First 100 Days And What It Means For CRE - MikeLembeck.com, Orange County Multifamily Broker, Apartments, 1031 Exchanges

Unpacking Biden’s First 100 Days And What It Means For CRE

The messages are mixed when it comes to the impact of President Joe Biden’s first 100 days in office on commercial property markets, according to a recent analysis from Cushman & Wakefield. ...

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Buyers and Sellers Still Find It Hard to Meet on Price - MikeLembeck.com, Orange County Multifamily Broker, Apartments, 1031 Exchanges

Buyers and Sellers Still Find It Hard to Meet on Price

The business of getting buyer and seller to agree on a price was exacerbated during the pandemic. Now that an end to the health crisis is hopefully in sight, have those tensions eased? As with all thi...

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Orange County Apartment Rents Poised to Grow 1.8% In 2021 - MikeLembeck.com, Orange County Multifamily Broker, Apartments, 1031 Exchanges

Orange County Apartment Rents Poised to Grow 1.8% In 2021

Orange County average rents should rise 1.8% in 2021 in the wake of supply failing to meet demand and the overall economic context, Yardi Matrix predicted in a report released Friday. Orange County r...

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Could the 'Wealth Effect' Mean More Homes on the Market? - MikeLembeck.com, Orange County Multifamily Broker, Apartments, 1031 Exchanges

Could the 'Wealth Effect' Mean More Homes on the Market?

It's been something of an unpredictable past year for the housing market, but that will not stop economists and other experts from analyzing and predicting. First American Chief Economist Mark Fleming...

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Inflation Will Likely Rise This Year But Cap Rates Should Trend Down - MikeLembeck.com, Orange County Multifamily Broker, Apartments, 1031 Exchanges

Inflation Will Likely Rise This Year But Cap Rates Should Trend Down

Cap rates may compress during the latter half of this year, despite rising Treasury yields, as the economic recovery continues to follow a K-shaped trajectory. A recent analysis from MetLife Investme...

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California Population Increases But Less Than National Pace - MikeLembeck.com, Orange County Multifamily Broker, Apartments, 1031 Exchanges

California Population Increases But Less Than National Pace

The U.S. Census Bureau announced the U.S. population (308.7 million) and the statewide breakdown this week. While the state population grew by 6.1 percent during the last 10 years to about 39.5 millio...

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Biden Tax Proposals Could Mean Pain for Real Estate - MikeLembeck.com, Orange County Multifamily Broker, Apartments, 1031 Exchanges

Biden Tax Proposals Could Mean Pain for Real Estate

The White House is developing a proposal to raise the capital gains tax to 39.6% for individuals making more than $1 million a year. And during the campaign, he said he wanted to completely end the 10...

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Here's Where the Multifamily Market Frayed in 2020 - MikeLembeck.com, Orange County Multifamily Broker, Apartments, 1031 Exchanges

Here's Where the Multifamily Market Frayed in 2020

Boston, Santa Monica, and Tallahassee lead a growing list of cities whose multifamily markets are beginning to crack, with the percentage of loans with occupancy under 80% increasing substantially ove...

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CMBS Delinquencies Drop for Ninth Consecutive Month - MikeLembeck.com, Orange County Multifamily Broker, Apartments, 1031 Exchanges

CMBS Delinquencies Drop for Ninth Consecutive Month

Continuing a trend that has been in place for nine months, CMBS delinquencies fell month over month in March, Trepp and Fitch Ratings reported. For Fitch-rated CMBS transactions, the decline was 23 ba...

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