Anthony Cazazian Named to 2016 HousingWire Rising Stars June 1, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance |

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Anthony Cazazian, EVP and Head of Origination at B2R Finance has been named to the third annual HousingWire 2016 Rising Stars list. Anthony has been an integral part of B2R since its inception in July 2013. He has built deep …

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New Investors, Here Is What You Need To Know About The SFR Market March 23, 2016

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While the single-family rental market becomes an increasingly more popular alternative to homeownership, B2R Finance, a lender for rental property investors, announced earlier this month that it has become an approved supplier for real estate giant RE/MAX. The goal …

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B2R Finance Becomes a RE/MAX Approved Supplier

B2R Finance, a leading lender for rental property investors, announced today that it has become an Approved Supplier for RE/MAX, the #1 name in real estate*, to offer financing solutions for rental property …

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B2R Wins Innovator of the Year Award from REFI February 24, 2016

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B2R Finance was honored with the Innovator of the Year award at the annual Real Estate Finance & Investment Financing Awards, which took place on February 23, 2016 in New York City. The REFI Financing Awards recognize and reward those …

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Law360: Blackstone Co.’s GC Gets Aggressive In Vetting Borrowers February 24, 2016

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Real estate lenders will likely see increased regulation as the federal government takes a close look at anti-money laundering laws, and they will have to aggressively vet borrowers to remain compliant, says Elizabeth Verrier, …

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B2R Finance CEO Jason Hogg Named to Mortgage Professional America Hot 100 February 17, 2016

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B2R Finance CEO Jason Hogg was recognized as one of Mortgage Professional America’s Hot 100 mortgage professionals for 2015. According to MPA, the list honors the mortgage industry’s most engaging, successful and innovative people. Determined by MPA reader nominations and …

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B2R Adds Chief Financial Officer July 16, 2015

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B2R Finance, a leading lender for single-family rental (SFR) property investors announced today that Darren Thompson has joined the company as chief financial officer and executive vice president of …

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Finance scene improving for small-scale landlords June 28, 2015

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance |

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Financing has never been easy for mom-and-pop landlords who want to invest in rental houses. But the market is starting to open up.

In the past, small-time investors often out-and-out lied to would-be lenders that the houses they were buying …

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Mortgage-Bond Sales Soar in Sign U.S. Crisis Wounds Healing June 16, 2015

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Almost seven years after the financial crisis, bond investors are rediscovering their appetite for new debt tied to the U.S. housing market.

Issuance of home-loan securities that don’t have government backing has accelerated this year to more than $32 billion …

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B2R Finance Wins CMBS Deal of the Year Award from GlobalCapital June 11, 2015

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John Beacham of B2R (left) and Lee Green from Wells Fargo receiving CMBS Deal of the Year Award from GlobalCapital

John Beacham of B2R and Lee Green from Wells Fargo receiving CMBS Deal of the Year Award from Global Capital


Award Recognizes the Industry’s First Multiborrower Single-Family Rental Securitization

B2R Finance, a leading lender for single-family rental (SFR) property investors, …

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B2R Adds Chief Marketing Officer June 4, 2015

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B2R Finance has brought Matt Malanga on board as chief marketing officer. Malanga brings over 20 years of marketing experience to the B2R team, previously working at BMC Software, Citrix Systems, and Oracle. As CMO, he will lead marketing direction …

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Hot Seat: Jason Hogg of B2R Finance June 1, 2015

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance |

ForRentSignHousePhotoWith homeownership rates at their lowest levels in 20 years, renting continues to grow in popularity. But investors looking to seize the opportunity and expand their rental footprint face a complicated mortgage process that hinders easy scaling. Especially for smaller …

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Hard money comes easy as Wall Street funds home flippers May 8, 2015

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Bloomberg article imageReal estate buyers seeking money to renovate and flip U.S. houses are getting help from some of the world’s biggest investment firms.

Colony Capital Inc., Blackstone Group LP and Cerberus Capital Management are among the companies that have started making …

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B2R Finance Announces Addition of First CIO May 7, 2015

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IMG_1043_paul_behm_smallB2R Finance, a leading lender for single-family rental (SFR) property investors, appointed Paul Behm as Chief Information Officer, reporting to Chief Executive Officer Jason Hogg.

As part of the recent acquisition of assets from Dwell Finance, a national bridge lending …

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Blackstone to Market First Multiborrower Rental-Home Bonds March 27, 2015

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Blackstone’s B2R Finance LP unit will sell about $230 million of securities tied to 144 mortgages secured by U.S. single-family homes and other residential properties, the firm said Friday in a statement. The transaction is expected to close in April …

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Equity Firms Are Lending to Landlords, Signaling a Shift March 3, 2015

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In the aftermath of the financial crisis, large private equity firms spent tens of billions of dollars buying foreclosed homes across the United States to operate them as rental properties.

Now some of those same firms are providing loans to …

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America’s Housing Stock: Who Holds It And Who’s Buying? January 30, 2015

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Post-bust, who holds America’s housing stock? And how will the owners impact home selling and buying in 2015?

Home prices are up. Inventories are down, yet demand from first-time buyers and younger repeat buyers is tepid. And investor buying has …

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15 for ’15 January 1, 2015

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The single-family rental business was white-hot in 2014 and shows no signs of slowing in the coming year. One of the catalysts for that growth has been the development of a residential finance model to give small investors …

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Blackstone to Colony Face Rental-Bond Glut as Yields Rise November 21, 2014

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance |

Bond investors are wresting higher yields from landlords in the fledgling business where U.S. rental homes are financed by credit markets.

As the supply of debt backed by mortgages on homes for rent overwhelms demand, yields on the riskiest portion …

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B2R Finance adds Jason Hogg as company’s first CEO November 17, 2014

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jason-leadership-team B2R Finance, which is a subsidiary of private equity firm Blackstone (BX), has added Jason Hogg as the company’s first chief executive officer.

The addition of Hogg continues B2R’s efforts to bolster its executive team. In the last few months, …

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