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  • "Investors Eye Real Estate Debt as Bull Market Wanes"

    The Wall Street Journal - April 2017
    Investors should focus on debt rather than equity at this stage of the bull market for commercial real estate, according to a report by Amherst Capital Management LLC.

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  • Amherst Capital White Paper Explores Opportunity in Transitional Commercial Real Estate Lending

    NEW YORK, April 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Amherst Capital has released a new white paper, "Transitional Lending – The Sweet Spot in CRE Investing," which argues that lending in the approximately $50 billion transitional commercial real estate ("CRE") market has the potential to provide a better risk-reward opportunity than other CRE sectors in the current investing environment.

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  • Transitional Lending - The Sweet Spot in CRE Investing

    White Paper - March 2017
    This paper examines the risk-reward associated with investing in stabilized/non-stabilized CRE, and argues that low leverage loans backed by transitional properties are the sweet spot for CRE investing in the current environment.

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  • "Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Housing takes center stage at SXSW"

    HousingWire - March 2017
    “How do we make real estate sexy like South By Southwest is,” Sean Dobson, chairman and CEO of Amherst Holdings, joked at his company’s session at the renowned conference in Austin.

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  • Amherst Capital featured in BNY Mellon's 2017 People Report

    Trust leads to confident investment decisions. As a trusted name in the market, Amherst Capital Management is offering clients and investors new opportunities to invest in the world’s largest asset class.

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  • "Credit Restrictions Cost Home Buyers ‘Deal of a Lifetime'"

    The Wall Street Journal - December 2016
    Credit Restrictions Cost Home Buyers 'Deal of a Lifetime'

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  • "Wall Street as Landlord: Blackstone Going Public with a $10 Billion Bet on Foreclosed Homes"

    The Wall Street Journal - December 2016
    Blackstone has said it focused on properties in top school districts that were suitable for families, a strategy shared by rivals who have told investors that tenants in such areas more readily accept rent hikes to avoid moving. Invitation Homes spent more money buying and fixing up its homes—about $172,000, on average—than any of its competitors, Amherst Capital Management estimated in a recent study.

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  • "Why is Blackstone Moving Ahead with the Invitation Homes IPO Now?"

    National Real Estate Investor - December 2016
    In a recent report, researchers with real estate investment management specialist Amherst Capital Management estimated that U.S. single-family homes remain undervalued by about 5.0 percent. As a result, single-family rentals currently have the potential to produce unlevered returns of approximately 7.4 percent and leveraged returns of approximately 13.0 percent over a 10-year period.

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  • U.S. Single Family Rental - An Emerging Institutional Asset Class

    White Paper - November 2016
    Single-family suburban homes have been the mainstay of the U.S. housing market since the post-World War II automobile boom. However, as mortgage credit availability became scarce and homeownership plummeted following the financial crisis, the demand for single-family homes manifested itself in the form of rentals — amplifying the opportunity in the single-family rental (“SFR”) space. This paper examines single-family rentals as an institution-owned, longer-term commercial real-estate (“CRE”), much as apartment and office REITs are viewed.

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  • "MOVES-Amherst lures back Goodman for mortgage push"

    Reuters - November 2015
    Veteran analyst Laurie Goodman is returning to the investment side of the US mortgage market in an advisory role at a new startup called Amherst Capital.

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