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Economic upturn -- and real estate recovery -- still in limbo Fuel-Efficient Cars
Each week, pundits step forward to proffer yet another prediction about where the housing market is going. Since 2006, when the housing market began its descent, all we've heard is that the residential real estate market has hit rock bottom, and the ...
Chinese real estate magnate's plan for Princeton international boarding school ...
The Times of Trenton - NJ.com
PRINCETON -- A new boarding school that hopes to attract students from around the world plans to open this year with backing from a Chinese real estate magnate, despite opposition to its long-term building plans from some neighbors of the campus.
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What happens to the price when those views disappear? A Dov Treiman, a Manhattan real estate lawyer, says landlords are never held responsible for the loss of views in apartments they rent. "Since the writer apparently lives in an unregulated apartment ...
Blackstone sees REITs owning much of its US real estate - Chicago Tribune on Feb 14, 2013 at Real Estate:
Blackstone sees REITs owning much of its US real estate
(Reuters) - Much of Blackstone Group LP's vast U.S. real estate holdings may be bought by, or turned into, real estate investment trusts over the next couple of years, the head of the private equity group's global real estate division said on Wednesday.
Blackstone Says European banks have Begun to Sell Real Estate AssetsPrivate Equity News
Long-term interest rates hold steady
Interest rates for 15-year fixed rate loans held at 2.77 percent with an average 0.7 points. The average rate for 15-year loans with fixed rates stood at 3.16 percent a year earlier. Rates for five-year adjustable rate mortgages climbed from 2.63 ...
How Much Fraud Was There Among Mortgage Originators? - Daily Beast on Feb 15, 2013 at Mortgage News:
How Much Fraud Was There Among Mortgage Originators?
We find that mortgages with misrepresented owner occupancy status are charged interest rates that are higher when compared with loans with similar characteristics and where the property was truthfully reported as being the primary residence of the ...