"We recently entered an agreement with one of our long-standing third-party relationships to build homes that will be purchased by that third-party in a stand-alone rental community," Lennar President Rick Beckwitt said on the company's earnings call. "This community is in Florida and is the first in what we believe will be an ongoing business strategy and relationship where we build and sell homes in bulk on land owned by third parties with no lease-up risk."
Arihant Superstructures Ltd has grown to become one of the major Real Estate players in Navi Mumbai, MMRand Jodhpur (Rajasthan)transforming its skyline and meeting real estate demands of the modern age constantly. Arihant with its customer friendly policies of no lock in period, no escalation and no transfer charges has emerged as the most reliable and consistent brand in the housing industry. The Group has successfully constructed 8000 plus homes and delivered 70 lacs square feet through 50 plus benchmark residential projects. Today Arihant has 15 projects with 12.9 Mn sq ft. under development.
"I think that these funds, these investor groups are looking at a cultural move away from your garden apartment with elevators, swimming pools, tennis courts and common areas," Ellenburg said. "Homeownership is looking less desirable to some, particularly in the affordable arena, and they have a chance, for very close to the same price, to rent a three-bedroom, two-bath or a four-bedroom, three-bath home and are able to call it their own."
The only operating expense for landlords is the landscaping. In addition, the rents for single family are growing fast at 4.5% annually now compared with 3% rent growth for multifamily apartments, according to John Burns Real Estate Consulting. There is also much less turnover in single-family rentals, and the rental market is much less volatile than the home sales market.