IMN's ABS East Conference 2013 will return on October 6-8, 2013 for one of the most important industry conferences focused on the securitization market. A delegation of nearly 3000 structured finance and securitization professionals gathered in Miami for the 2012 conference - including 100+ event sponsors who represent the leaders in the securitization market; and more than 1000 issuers and investors.
For many observers, “skin in the game” is synonymous with a large down payment that limits lender or investor risk. However, skin in the game can be defined much more broadly, since financial investment is only one factor that mitigates risk.
The Silicon Valley area added 385,000 jobs between 2010 and 2015, but only issued building permits for 58,000 units in that same time frame, creating an unsustainable housing marker that shuts out all but the richest buyers. What, if anything, can be done to cool off skyrocketing home prices?