Market Insights

We believe our combination of research capabilities and capital markets expertise provides Amherst with an information advantage and differentiated perspective that enables our business to transform the way real estate is priced, financed, and managed. Our research reports and market commentary play a critical role in this continued mission to be preeminent thought leaders of the future of housing and real estate.

The Profile of Single-Family Renters and the Barriers to Homeownership That Got Them Here
Housing Appreciation Seasonally Decelerates, While Rent Growth Continues to Climb
Fall Heralds Some Relief from Blistering Home Price Growth
Amherst Names David Schwarz to Lead Commercial Real Estate Strategies
Press Release | 07 Sep 2021
Beware: Agency MBS May be More Expensive than You Think
The State of the Housing Market: The red-hot housing market will not cool down overnight
U.S. Single-Family Rental: 2020 Institutional Activity
Transitional properties offer a nuanced opportunity, from a first-mortgage lender perspective
Fortune – Your Home’s Value May Have Soared Nearly 10% During the Pandemic
Amherst 2021 Market Outlook
Bergman RE, partners buy 160K sq. ft. Princeton office building from Mack-Cali
Press Release | 11 Jan 2021
Amherst Appoints Gillian Sutton Cho as Chief Operating Officer of Investment Management
Press Release | 14 Oct 2020
Amherst Expands Senior Leadership Team – Appointment of Former Katerra, Reology, and G6 Hospitality Executives to Enhance the Firm’s Suite of Real Estate Products and Accelerate Expansion in New Construction and Consumer Facing Businesses
Press Release | 17 Aug 2020
Amherst Market Commentary – May 2020 – COVID-19 Relief Helps Some, Leaves Over Half of Households Vulnerable
Amherst Market Commentary – March 2020 – Coronavirus: Don’t Forget America’s 43.8 Million Renters
Front Yard Residential Enters Definitive Agreement to be Acquired by Amherst Residential for $12.50 Per Share in Cash
Press Release | 18 Feb 2020
Sandeep Bordia, Head of Research and Analytics provides Amherst’s 2020 Market Outlook on U.S. Real Estate
Meet the A.I. Landlord That’s Building a Single-Family-Home Empire
HW Magazine 2019 Rising Star: Christopher Avallone and Joe Negri
How Amherst is leveraging technology and analytics to elevate U.S. single-family residential
U.S. commercial real estate still undervalued compared with U.S. stocks
Direct-to-consumer tech platform streamlines the turnkey renovated home buying process online
Amherst Residential continues single-family rental buying spree with $404 million deal
Amherst Plans to Buy More Than 10,000 Rental Houses This Year
Commercial Observer: Amherst Capital Lends $23M for Macy’s Store Repositioning in Nanuet, NY
News Coverage | 06 Mar 2019
The top VC investors in Texas since 2010
News Coverage | 04 Mar 2019
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Amherst Residential buys 212 single-family rentals for $47.5M
Commercial Observer: Stuck in the Middle: Smaller Boutique Hotels Are the Odds Ones Out
Coastal startups don’t have a monopoly on raising big at early-stage
News Coverage | 03 Feb 2019
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Rental price growth is the slowest in nearly four years; Millennials are killing marriage, and that means more rental demand… Really
Single-Family Rentals Growing as an Institution-Owned Asset Class
News Coverage | 21 Dec 2018
Sandeep Bordia, Head of Research and Analytics provides Amherst’s 2019 Market Outlook on U.S. Real Estate
Commercial Observer: Finance Market Realigns as Rates Rise and CMBS Loses Share
Sandeep Bordia, Head of Research and Analytics at Amherst, provides insight on the Single Family Rental industry.
BNY Mellon and Texas Treasury Safekeeping Trust Company to Exchange Ownership Stakes in Amherst Capital for Minority Interest in Amherst Holdings
Press Release | 14 May 2018
Commercial Observer: Why Grocery-Anchored Retail Holds Just About the Only Appeal to Investors
Commercial Observer: Everything’s Pretty Rosy, but a Wee Correction Could Be Coming
Amherst Holdings’ Single Family Residential Platform Acquires 671 Properties from Broadtree Residential for $78.3 Million
Uncategorized | 22 Dec 2017
Amherst Holdings Single Family Residential Platform Completes 2017 Purchase and Sale Agreement with Altisource Residential, L.P. by Selling 3,465 Total Properties for Sale Price of $534.9 Million
Uncategorized | 29 Nov 2017
Drew Flahive, President of Amherst Single Family Residential, Panelist at ACIC 2017 Fall Annual Meeting & Conference
Uncategorized | 01 Nov 2017
Amherst Holdings Single Family Residential Platform Acquires Portfolio of 1,523 Properties for $153.4 Million
Uncategorized | 24 Oct 2017
Amherst: The state of single-family rental investments
Amherst Capital Market Update: Increasing Institutional Ownership of Single-Family Rental Homes Solidifies SFR as a Long-Term Asset Class
Press Release | 02 Oct 2017
Sandeep Bordia Discusses Single-Family Rentals at the Urban Institute
News Coverage | 26 Sep 2017
Drew Flahive, President of Amherst Single Family Residential, participates in ABS East Conference
Amherst Holdings Single Family Residential Platform Sells Portfolio of 751 Homes to Altisource Residential, L.P. for $117.1 Million
“The Case for Innovation in Housing”
News Coverage | 19 Jun 2017
Amherst Holdings Single Family Residential Platform Sells Portfolio of 757 Homes to Altisource Residential, L.P. for $106.5 Million
Press Release | 03 Apr 2017
SXSW: Leveraging big data to reach the credit invisible for purchase mortgages
Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Housing takes center stage at SXSW
News Coverage | 15 Mar 2017
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Credit Restrictions Cost Homebuyers ‘Deal of a Lifetime’
Amherst Holdings provides financing for sale of $652m residential portfolio
Portfolio of 4,200-Plus Rental Houses Sells for $652M
Altisource Residential Acquires 4,250 Single Family Rental Homes
Amherst sells portfolio of 4,262 homes to Altisource for USD652m
Amherst Capital Hires Team to Lead Commercial Real Estate Lending Business
Amherst Capital brings world-class analytical tools, real estate expertise to Standish mortgage team
Securities Firms Amherst, Pierpont to Merge
News Coverage | 01 Jul 2014
Amherst Securities Group Announces Planned Merger with Pierpont Securities
BNY Mellon Investment Management, Standish and Amherst Holdings Announce Formation of Real Estate Credit Management Platform
Sean Dobson Speaks to the Wall Street Journal: “Wall Street Keys On Landlord Business”
News Coverage | 19 Mar 2012
Laurie Goodman Speaks to the New York Times’ Joe Nocera: “To Fix Housing, See the Data”
News Coverage | 04 Nov 2011
Laurie Goodman Speaks to Bloomberg’s John Gittelsohn: “Foreclosed Inventory Shrinks as Homes Sell”
News Coverage | 22 Jun 2011
Amherst CEO Sean Dobson Comments to Fox Business News: “The Housing Crisis”
News Coverage | 27 Oct 2010