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Entries for August, 2011

How to rescue the housing market: Foreclosures!

How to rescue the housing market: Foreclosures!News from CNNMoney: NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — If the Obama administration really wants to save the housing market, it should speed up the foreclosure process — not prolong the inevitable, experts say. Four years into the housing crisis, the real estate market is still teetering on the edge. The […]

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Zell to Limit U.S. Real Estate Investing as He Expands in Colombia, India

Zell to Limit U.S. Real Estate Investing as He Expands in Colombia, IndiaNews from Bloomberg: Equity International Chairman Sam Zell. Photographer: Scott Eells/Bloomberg Aug. 30 (Bloomberg) — Billionaire investor Sam Zell, founder and chairman of Equity International, talks about the outlook for the U.S. real estate market and economy and his strategy. Zell speaks with […]

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2 Roads Diverge In Commercial Real Estate

2 Roads Diverge In Commercial Real EstateNews from Seeking Alpha: Real estate investors know that generalizations are of little value when describing the real estate investment market. Some markets see rising rents while others see the opposite. Results vary by asset class as well. Today we are seeing an unusual divergence in values as indicated […]

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Radar Logic Expresses Concerns About Federal Foreclosure Sales

Radar Logic Expresses Concerns About Federal Foreclosure SalesNews from Bryan Ellis Real Estate Letter: In response to a recent request for information from several government entities for “proposals for how best to deal with the large inventory of foreclosed homes” currently held by the government-controlled GSEs Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the Federal Housing […]

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Ask the Expert: A primer on real estate short sales

Ask the Expert: A primer on real estate short salesNews from Wrangler News: Veteran Kyrene Corridor Realtor Carol Royse specializes in assisting homeowners with questions about short sales and how they work. Here in a Q&A format is Royse’s primer on when short sale should be considered and what are the steps involved. Question: What […]

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Phoenix real-estate market a confusing environment

Phoenix real-estate market a confusing environmentNews from AZ Central.com: by Catherine Reagor – Aug. 28, 2011 12:00 AMThe Arizona Republic Recent reports say foreclosures are declining in metro Phoenix and large numbers of homes are selling. But many homeowners feel trapped in houses they can’t sell. Some real-estate agents can’t find enough new listings to […]

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Real Estate Scam of the Day: Alabama Real Estate Scam Mastermind Pleads Guilty

Real Estate Scam of the Day: Alabama Real Estate Scam Mastermind Pleads GuiltyNews from Bryan Ellis Real Estate Letter: Home » Main Content, Real Estate Scams » Real Estate Scam of the Day: Alabama Real Estate Scam Mastermind Pleads Guilty Pure Real Estate Intelligence ForSerious Real Estate Investors With Over 200,000 Subscribers, We’reStill Spread…………… continues […]

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Atlanta’s real estate recovery ‘puzzling’ says chief economist

Atlanta’s real estate recovery ‘puzzling’ says chief economistNews from Patch.com: Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors, shared mixed reviews for Atlanta’s real estate market during his keynote address at the 11th Annual Showcase. Yun addressed several hundred Realtors at the Southeast’s largest real estate trade show, Thursday, at the Cobb Galleria […]

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JPMorgan, Wells Said to Make Final Bids for Anglo Irish Real Estate Loans

JPMorgan, Wells Said to Make Final Bids for Anglo Irish Real Estate LoansNews from Bloomberg: JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC) are among banks that made final bids to buy portions of Anglo Irish Bank Corp.’s $ 9.65 billion of U.S. property loans, according to three people with knowledge of […]

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Real estate on a stick: Our property guide to the Minnesota State Fair

Real estate on a stick: Our property guide to the Minnesota State FairNews from Finance and Commerce: Posted: 8:00 am Thu, August 25, 2011 By Frank JossiTags: Grandstand, Jerry Hammer, Minnesota State Fair, Steve Granger How much is the State Fair worth? Just how big is it? What do leases run? Consider the Minnesota State Fair […]

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