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Coronavirus is changing home appraisals, and some borrowers don’t need them

The appraisal, that staple of the mortgage process, is changing fast during the coronavirus pandemic. In rare instances, appraisers are donning haz-mat […]

Affordable Waterfront Mixed Use Luxury Residential Community Development on Gold Coast, NJ

Projected Capital structure: $272MM ($97MM equity, $175MM debt 65% LTC at 7%) 497,000 gsf (282 residential units 330k nsf / […]

Best websites for finding a no-fee NYC apartment

Anyone new to renting in New York City should prepare for sticker shock when it comes to finding an apartment; […]

Timeless Residential Condo Tower Development Opportunity in Union Square, Manhattan

Projected Capital structure: $174MM ($69.6MM equity, $104.4MM debt 60% at 7%)   105K gsf (55 residential units 74K nsf, retail […]

New Jersey Gold Coast Mixed-Use (Shopping Mall-Office-Hotel-Senior Center) Development Project

Situated in the core of the New York metropolitan area, the Project site directly faces the Upper West Side in […]

Value-Added Hospitality Repositioning Opportunity, Midtown South, NYC

Projected Capital Structure: $39.8MM ($8MM Equity 95/5), ($24MM Pref. Equity), ($8MM Debt) 50,000gsf (115 keys) This is a private equity […]

A Court Ruling Makes Mortgages Vanish Into Thin Air

(Bloomberg Opinion) — For generations, budding lawyers have been taught that if the bank forecloses on your mortgage and can’t […]

In Japan’s vanishing rural towns, newcomers are wanted

On a recent afternoon in the rural Japanese town of Kanna-machi, all seemed well. Children splashed in the town’s namesake […]

He paid $1.50 an acre for barren Texas land now worth $7 billion

So much of the Permian Basin is under production that the lights glowing at night, on well pads and rigs […]

I looked into ‘house hacking’ to live for free, but there are a few reasons I’ve decided it’s not for me

As someone who’s obsessed with optimizing their financial life, I like to take advantage of any opportunity I can to […]