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Banks Edge Back Into Investment Property Lending #cre #multifamily

Focus Is Still on Multifamily, and on Core Markets and Borrowers After tentatively testing the water in 2011, banks increased their overall lending for commercial real estate in 2012 with total CRE loan balances outstanding at year-end up 3% year-over-year. Investment property … Continue reading

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Mortgage REITs: What They Are and Aren’t

By A.D. PRUITT Mortgage real-estate investment trusts, which have operated in relative obscurity for decades, have emerged center stage in the debate over the Federal Reserve’s strategy to stimulate the economy. Some policy makers, including Fed governor Jeremy Stein, have pointed … Continue reading

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Commercial Real Estate Sectors Steadily Improve #CRE

Media Contact: Walter Molony / 202-383-1177 / Email WASHINGTON (February 25, 2013) – Major commercial real estate sectors continue to improve, albeit slowly, with gradual economic improvement and job creation driving absorption of space, according to the National Association of Realtors® quarterly commercial … Continue reading

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Commercial Real Estate Forecast Update: 2013-2014 #CRE

Commercial real estate continues to improve at a moderate pace, much in line with our previous forecast update from six months ago. The office market enjoyed “11 consecutive quarters of occupancy growth and eight straight quarters of rent increases,” according to the Jones … Continue reading

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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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The Powerful Force That Could Save The Economy In 2013

Source: BusinessInsider.com At a minimum, for example, the Payroll Tax Holiday is almost certainly coming to an end. Also, global growth is looking pretty erratic (Europe ugly, Japan not so good, China maybe not so bad). So 2013 probably won’t … Continue reading

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Regulation: A Monumental Burden #cre

Source: TheEconomist.com DEBATES over the effect of regulation on the economy typically focus on national rules when quite often it is the local restrictions that end up having the greatest costs. One ongoing regulatory discussion in the city of Washington … Continue reading

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