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The single-family build-to-rent (BTR) sector continues to gain momentum, with 104,000 units expected to be completed by the first quarter of 2026, according to data from RealPage.

“I love this asset class and think it represents genuine innovation. This is a product that offers the physical amenities that you might expect in a single-family home—larger units, a more suburban community with lower density, and a lifestyle that is distinct from an apartment community—yet it is still a rental,” says NewPoint Real Estate Capital CEO David Brickman.

In today’s environment where it’s challenging to buy a home, the single-family BTR product is offering the best of both worlds—the flexibility, amenities, and greater accessibility that comes with renting, according to Brickman.

“Mortgage rates are through the roof, home prices and associated costs like insurance are up, and the actual cost of buying a home relative to income is at historically high levels. That makes it difficult for younger families to access homeownership,” he says. “BTR communities offer access to what they want—a house they can live in with amenities, in the right school district, with a back yard and three bedrooms.”

To help meet this demand, NewPoint has launched a single-family BTR financing program that provides customized short-term bridge loans to real estate investors for purpose-built communities comprised of townhomes, attached homes, or detached homes. The financing options support a variety of executions—from purchases to cash-out refinances—during the lease-up and stabilization that are structured for takeout with an agency or other permanent debt solution.

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