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Brad Berton

Brad Berton

Brad Berton is a freelance writer based in Portland, Ore.

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Perfect Storm Perfect Storm

Affordable housing investors and developers should expect something of the proverbial “perfect storm” borrowing environment for the balance of 2015. In the positive sense, that is. Read more

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Capital Markets Outlook: Low Rates, More Lenders in 2013

While rent hikes in 2013 probably won’t match the robust rates seen the past couple years, rock-bottom debt pricing should continue unabated in 2013. Read more

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Lucky Stars Aligned for 2013 Lucky Stars Aligned for 2013

An active pipeline of new construction and presevation deals is expected to continue in the year ahead. Read more

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Kushner Continues to Rebuild Empire, Buys 5,500 Units in August

As third-generation entrepreneur Jared Kushner strategically rebuilds the family firm’s portfolio, his preferred flight plan aims below the radar of so many competitors navigating the high-altitude apartment sector. Read more

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Ready, Set, Lend! Ready, Set, Lend!

With GSEs aiming to match aggressive Wall Street conduits amid slower borrowing activity, pricing and underwriting may become even more liberal. Read more

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