Saban Real Estate (SRE) has purchased Midtown Sam Houston, a 384-bed student housing property in Huntsville that serves Sam Houston State University students. The pet-friendly property offers two- and four-bedroom units and amenities such as a pool, fitness center and a resident clubhouse. Will Baker and William Shell of Walker & Dunlop provided an undisclosed amount of Fannie Mae financing for the acquisition. Chris Epp and Chris Bancroft of FourPoint Student Housing Investments represented the seller in the deal. SRE’s student housing portfolio now exceeds 20,000 beds across 17 university markets.