Items Tagged with 'RAIT Financial Trust'


  • Mortgage REIT Insider: Redwood Rolls the Dice

    Redwood Trust has officially jumped back into the game. In a prospectus filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission earlier this week, the company announced that it was launching a 17 million share offering to finance the acquisition of additional residential and commercial mortgages. During the fourth quarter, the company purchased $50 million in RMBS for 64 cents on the dollar and continued its investment strategy into 2009, purchasing another $17 million during the first week of January.
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  • Mortgage REIT Insider: Agencies Ascending

    Perhaps the only subsector of the mortgage REIT universe to bring any holiday cheer, the agency-backed mortgage REITs had plenty to be thankful for this past week -- especially the Federal Reserve’s initative to buy $500 million in agency-backed MBS.
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