Category Archives: Real Estate Lending

IS ANOTHER REAL ESTATE RECESSION COMING?

An article in the Wall Street Journal this week suggested an increase in foreign investment in U S real estate.  While much of the investment reportedly comes in the forms of financing for U S projects rather than direct ownership … Continue reading

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REAL ESTATE APPRAISERS GET BLAMED

The New York Times Business Section of October 13, 2012 contained an article by Shalia Dewan entitled “Which House is Worth More?” The article is timely and interesting in that it highlights perceived problems of home sales facing the real … Continue reading

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HAVE A CUP OF COFFEE AT STARBUCKS TODAY

The letter below from Howard Schultz appeared in many newspapers and while it has little to do with real estate it has a lot to do with the health of this country and is most appropriate for a 4th of … Continue reading

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CREDIT SUISSE IS THE VICTIM

The following article appeared in the news on January 4, 2010. “Property owners at four struggling and bankrupt resorts in Idaho, Montana, Nevada and the Bahamas have filed a $24 billion federal lawsuit against Credit Suisse, saying the bank gave … Continue reading

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