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Items Tagged with 'Commercial real estate'


S&P criticized for easing standards on mortgage bond ratings

September 18, 2013
Standard & Poor's eased its rating standards for bonds tied to home loans in an effort to drive business in the summer of 2012, the DealBook claims. While business has grown since then, the ratings giant is now facing criticism over its less stringent criteria.
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Does real estate have room for crowdfunding?

September 17, 2013
An editorial writer from Atlanta suggests crowdfunding could work in the world of real estate development. In fact, the Atlanta market is already seeing interest in the idea.
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Capital One agrees to acquire Beech Street Capital

Expands multifamily banking business
August 19, 2013
Capital One agreed to acquire Beech Street Capital, an originator and servicer of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHA multifamily commercial real estate loans. Beech Street was founded in 2009 and originated approximately $4 billion in loans in 2012.
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Wells Fargo to buy $1.6 billion loan portfolio from ING Real Estate Finance

August 16, 2013
Wells Fargo agreed to buy 29 commercial real estate loans with an outstanding balance of $1.6 billion from ING Real Estate Finance.
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Korean investors eye US real estate

Mixed-use commercial deals remain a key attraction
August 7, 2013
Korean investors are gradually becoming major players in the U.S. real estate market. Much like the Chinese before them, foreign buyers from Korea are scooping up major commercial properties.
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Wells Fargo plans to scoop up $6B UK portfolio

July 17, 2013
Commerzbank AG is selling a portfolio of U.K. commercial real estate loans worth around $6.5 billion to Wells Fargo...
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MBA: Multifamily originations grew 49% in 4Q

February 4, 2013
Multifamily mortgage originations grew 49% over last year during the fourth quarter as commercial originations overall soared above 2011 levels, the Mortgage Bankers Association said in...
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MBA: Multifamily/commercial mortgage originations swell 25% in 2Q

July 31, 2012
Multifamily mortgage originations helped commercial/multifamily origination volumes grow 25% in the second quarter from the year-ago period, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s quarterly survey. It...
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Loan demand and real estate activity levels improve: Beige Book

April 11, 2012
Loan demand in the banking industry, as well as residential and commercial real estate activity, improved in most Federal Reserve districts across the U.S., according to...
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Grubb & Ellis sees a slow recovery in commercial real estate

January 3, 2012
The outlook for commercial real estate in 2012 is sluggish, with only a few areas such as multifamily housing and industrial space expected to experience notable...
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