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  • Private Sector Heats Up

    WHILE FANNIE MAE and Freddie Mac continue to win the bulk of multifamily business, other capital sources are growing more competitive.

  • Temporary Fix

    THE PAST FEW YEARS haven't been great for apartment owners. Turns out corporate housing companies have had it just as bad.

  • Builders Seek "Transfer Fees" to Profit from Future Home Sales

    Practice is called "a new form of price gouging" by lender group.

  • Using the NAHB Chart of Accounts to Organize Your Business Finances

    Here's an effective way to organize and categorize expenses and job-cost data and compare the results with your forecasts.

  • Michael Berman: CWCapital to Grow Platform, Enact 'Whole New Vision'

    In a wide-ranging interview, Michael Berman, president and CEO of CWCapital, discusses his company's acquisition by Fortress Investment Group, the state of the multifamily market, and his work in helping to shape our nation's future housing finance system as chairman-elect of the Mortgage Bankers...

  • How a Remodeler Survived the Housing Bust

    Unlearning bad habits picked up during the boom years is the first step to recovery.

  • Fortress Buys CWCapital

    CWCapital has been acquired by Fortress Investment Group in the third major acquisition of a special servicer in the past year.

  • Four Creative Ways to Increase the Bottom Line

    Some multifamily firms have been able to creatively wrestle new dollars, while cutting expenses, by uncovering latent opportunities throughout the downturn.

  • Multifamily Developers Make Moves to Round Out Their Business Models

    Throughout the recession, many multifamily builders diversified to survive, positioning themselves for long-term stability.

  • Strategic Budgeting and Your Break-Even Volume

    Take a look at your “break-even volume,” which is the bare-minimum volume of work that you need to complete (and get paid for) in order to keep your doors open.