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Real Estate and Mortgage News 3/26/2013

By March 26, 2013

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Check these posts: Downtowns: What's Behind America's Most Surprising Real Estate Boom - Forbes on Mar 25, 2013 at Real Estate:


Deadline Detroit
Downtowns: What's Behind America's Most Surprising Real Estate Boom
Forbes
Over the past decade, Louisville, Ky., converted much of its subsidized housing downtown to market-rate real estate, and it expanded retail offerings. Now it's adding a twist. In 2011, the mayor unveiled a public-private initiative to restore downtown ...
Forbes: Detroit Is Part Of 'America's Most Surprising Real Estate Boom'Deadline Detroit
Forbes' latest list has Detroit's among 15 cities with 'emerging downtown'MLive.com

 

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Real Estate Tip: Buy Near Transit - Transportation Nation on Mar 25, 2013 at Real Estate:


Transportation Nation
Real Estate Tip: Buy Near Transit
Transportation Nation
Homes close to good transit options made for better real estate investments during the recession, according to a new study from the American Public Transportation Association. APTA looked at housing market data from Phoenix, Boston, San Francisco, ...

 

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Real estate heir Robert Durst continues fight to get Westchester DA to turn ... - New York Daily News on Mar 25, 2013 at Real Estate:


New York Daily News
Real estate heir Robert Durst continues fight to get Westchester DA to turn ...
New York Daily News
A flamboyant real estate heir suspected of killing his wife has gone to court to try and get the Westchester County DA to turn over investigative files on her case. Robert Durst contends he needs the files to prove that the investigation is so dormant ...
Real Estate Scion Robert Durst Tries to Subpoena DA Over Missing WifeDNAinfo

 

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Apollo Real Estate Said to Seek Sale of Office Towers in Manila - Bloomberg on Mar 25, 2013 at Real Estate:

Apollo Real Estate Said to Seek Sale of Office Towers in Manila
Bloomberg
Billionaire Leon Black's Apollo Global Real Estate is selling its controlling stake in five office towers in one of Manila's prime business districts, according to two people familiar with the matter. Apollo's portfolio includes office buildings in ...
Apollo Global Real Estate Management to Sell Stake in Manila Office PropertiesRealty Today

 

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Chinese Auto Parts Billionaire's Real Estate Arm Eyes International Market - Forbes on Mar 26, 2013 at Real Estate:

Chinese Auto Parts Billionaire's Real Estate Arm Eyes International Market
Forbes
Shunfa Hengye, the real estate development arm of Chinese auto parts billionaire Lu Guanqiu's Wanxiang Group, is looking to expand abroad this year, according to a statement by the company. Shunfa Hengye will work to "accelerate" its "international ...

 

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Micro apartments a tight squeeze but livable - Boston.com on Mar 26, 2013 at Real Estate:

Micro apartments a tight squeeze but livable
Boston.com
Development of such small apartments is being promoted as part of the solution to the housing shortage in Boston and other cities. But there is unease among public officials about allowing real estate developers to flood the market with such units, out ...

 

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Real estate agents on the prowl for sellers - Columbus Dispatch on Mar 26, 2013 at Real Estate:

Real estate agents on the prowl for sellers
Columbus Dispatch
With home sales up but home listings at their lowest level since 2002, real-estate agents are working overtime to sign people up. They're knocking on doors, distributing literature, placing phone calls and sending letters to convince owners that now is ...

 

Forget Facebook, investors like real estate - MarketWatch on Mar 26, 2013 at Real Estate:

Forget Facebook, investors like real estate
MarketWatch
But it's the type of IPO that's changed. Real estate and property offerings are up nearly 40% above last year's rate to more than $14 billion. Health care offerings have climbed from just under $7 billion to nearly $10 billion. Technology stocks have ...

 

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FSA should warn customers over interest-only mortgages - More2Life - ifaonline.co.uk on Mar 25, 2013 at Mortgage News:

FSA should warn customers over interest-only mortgages - More2Life
ifaonline.co.uk
The FSA should force lenders to issue warning letters to customers with interest-only mortgages, an equity release lender has urged. More2Life has said a system of red, amber and green letters - modelled on a scheme which keeps customers informed about ...

 

Nearly 4m homes 'at risk' as interest-only mortgages become due new financial ... - This is Money on Mar 25, 2013 at Mortgage News:


This is Money
Nearly 4m homes 'at risk' as interest-only mortgages become due new financial ...
This is Money
... of their mortgage have been raised by the FCA. The new regulator is worried about the number of 'existing interest-only mortgage customers being unable to repay the amount due at the end of their mortgage term' due to a lack of a repayment vehicle.
Where do mortgage rates go from here?Financial Post (blog)

 

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Mortgage Interest Rates at Suntrust Today - Press Blue on Mar 26, 2013 at Mortgage News:


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Mortgage Interest Rates at Suntrust Today
Press Blue
Mortgage Interest Rates at Suntrust Today 30 year fixed rate mortgages at Suntrust Banks (NYSE:STI) stand at 3.625% carrying an APR of 3.734%. 30 year FHA fixed rate mortgages start at 3.625% at the bank carrying an APR of 4.625%. 15 year fixed rate ...
Wells Fargo Mortgage Interest Rates TodayEagle's Rant
Today's California Mortgage Rates - 3/25/13LoanSafe
Mortgage rates still finding room to fallHSH Financial Publishers (blog)
Eastern Morning Herald -OurBroker.com -Mortgage Daily
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