Today’s REI Classroom Lesson

Adam Stem shares his predictions on how it will be for single family rentals and single family rental portfolios for 2017.

REI Classroom Summary

Adam explains his thoughts on how the rental market will change with the new presidential administration, including home values rising along with a rise in homeownership.

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Real Estate Investing Classroom Show Transcripts:

Mike: Welcome back to the REI Classroom, where experts from across the real estate investing industry teach you quick lessons to take your business to the next level. And now, let’s meet today’s expert host.
Adam: Hi, my name’s Adam Stern. I’m President of OwnAmerica, the top single-family rental property portfolio trading platform in the world right now. I’m your host of the REI Classroom. Thanks for joining me. The first thing I want to talk about is predictions for 2017 as it pertains to the single-family rental market.
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Adam: Which is the industry and market that OwnAmerica is most involved in. My main prediction for 2017 is that a lot of people that are looking at SFR, single family rentals, are going to see a massive push by owners, both institutional and mid-cap, to expound on the benefits of buying stabilized single family rental properties as opposed to vacant. The [inaudible 00:01:08] economics that a buyer or an owner realizes by buying a property that has an operating history, that has cash flows that are coming in and that are predictable, this has been a thing for the last couple of years. Single-family rental properties have always been there. But, you’re going to see this asset class, in terms of portfolios and especially stabilized portfolios, become even more of a product out there.
In terms of the macro view of the real estate market, what I know and what OwnAmerica knows is that housing thrives on optimism. Weekly announcements of jobs being brought home, saved or created are going to continue because the way that you grease the current incoming administration, the Trump administration, is not to donate to his campaign. You grease Trump by giving him a press conference and an announcement to take credit for. It seems like now companies everywhere are pushing to deliver press conferences just like that. Weekly announcements of American jobs will continue to drive that optimism. We predict the home ownership rate will begin to increase in 2017. So we’ll see if that comes true. Thanks for watching.
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