Monthly Archives: September 2012

Give Me Your (Moneyed) Masses: Congress Extends Investor Visa Program and Important Source of CRE Funding #cre #realestate #multifamily #investments

Popular Jobs-For-Green Cards Program Could Bring An Annual $5B In Construction Financing and Other Foreign Investment to U.S. Shores Source: CoStar.com It turns out there is at least one federal stimulus program that Congress can support almost unanimously — the … Continue reading

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US home sales jump to highest since May 2010 #cre #realestate #multifamily #investments

Source: YahooNews.com By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER and MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A jump in sales of previously occupied homes and further gains in home construction suggest the U.S. housing recovery is gaining momentum. Sales of previously occupied homes rose 7.8 percent in August … Continue reading

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The Whole #CRE Industry is Improving Step by Step, Slowly and Steadily

Source: NYTimes.com THE 30-MINUTE INTERVIEW | By VIVIAN MARINO Mr. Henry, 63, is the vice chairman, chief executive and president of the Kimco Realty Corporation, a real estate investment trust based in New Hyde Park, N.Y., that owns and operates nearly 930 neighborhood … Continue reading

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The Commercial Real Estate Industry Tries to Update its Identity #cre

Source: NREIonline.com By Elaine Misonzhnik, Senior Associate Editor The commercial real estate industry has not historically been known for its diversity. But the make-up of the business is slowly changing, and not just at entry level. Today, the industry can point … Continue reading

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Urban Migration: Developers Target Highly Mobile Gen Y

Source: MultiFamilyExecutive.com By Derek Mearns Generation Y grew up with their parents always telling them they needed to go to college so they could get a good job. But what the previous generation couldn’t have foreseen was that many of their … Continue reading

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Home prices post strongest growth in 6 years

MLS data from CoreLogic shows July trend continuing into August BY INMAN NEWS, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2012. Inman News® A home price index based on multiple listing service data showed national home prices were up 3.8 percent from a year … Continue reading

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