Monthly Archives: December 2012

Year-End Scramble To Close Deals Takes On Added Urgency – CoStar Group #CRE #2013

December typically sees a rush among investors to close property sales transactions by year-end. But this year, the wave of property sales has been much larger than usual, with an inordinately high number of deals closing since the national elections … Continue reading

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GOP Unveils a ‘Plan B’ if Budget Talks Fail #economy #finance

House Leaders’ Proposal, a Tactical Move Unlikely to Pass Senate, Would Let Tax Rates Rise on Income Over $1 Million Despite progress toward agreement on a budget deal with the White House, House Republican leaders on Tuesday proposed a backup … Continue reading

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Report Evaluates #Commercial #Lending Environment #cre #multifamily

As 2013 approaches and fears of plunging over the fiscal cliff loom, commercial real estate lending conditions will continue to be impacted in the near term. According to a National Association of Realtors®Commercial Real Estate Lending Survey that was released in … Continue reading

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#BofA CEO: ‘We Need #Fannie and #Freddie’ #housing #cre #multifamily

Brian Moynihan, CEO of Bank of America, is urging policymakers against getting rid of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Washington is seeking a more balanced role in the home buying market, but Moynihan warns that too much of a government … Continue reading

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Little Movement Seen In Property Prices #cre #multifamily

CCRSI Analysis for October Finds Investor Uncertainy Ahead of Elections, Seasonal Surge Fuels Gains In Investment Grade Pricing Index After closing out the third quarter in strong fashion, pricing for commercial real estate saw very little change in October as concerns about … Continue reading

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More #Multifamily REITs Looking Beyond Primary Markets

The strategies pursued by three of the major apartment REITs — Home Properties, Mid-America Apartment Communities, and AvalonBay Communities — are indicative of the changing dynamic in the multifamily housing investment market. With a number of investors bidding up prices … Continue reading

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Big Data, Big Opportunity: #Multifamily Moves Toward Data Mining

The massive amount of renter information captured by multifamily owners, both online and within a property management system, would be the envy of many marketers. Demographics, lifestyle profiles, consumer behaviors: If you think about it, your business generates a ton … Continue reading

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