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  • Investors Get Ahead of REO Before It's Marketed

    One of the biggest opportunities facing investors is the ability to acquire distressed notes or REO before they are marketed.

  • Recovery Rates on Distressed Assets Vary

    Throughout 2009, a new large opportunity fund seemed to close on a weekly basis, with investors salivating at the prospects of wholesale discounts.

  • Defeasance Activity Decelerates

    Defeasance activity has slowed significantly in 2008 and will likely continue at a plodding pace through the rest of the year.

  • Conduits Still Down for the Count

    New York City—No one seems to be able to close a multifamily conduit loan.

  • Portfolio Lenders Fill Up

    Multifamily borrowers are again turning to institutional lenders, as Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac raise their prices and many banks scale back their balance-sheet lending efforts.

  • Seniors Headache

    East Moriches, N.Y.— This summer, Landmark Properties plans to start building 408 seniors condominiums at Heritage Square, an independent and assisted living development planned here.

  • Under Scrutiny

    While construction financing remains affordable, it’s much harder to find as many capital sources beef up their underwriting criteria.

  • Seniors Headache

    East Moriches, N.Y. — This summer, Landmark Properties plans to start building 408 seniors condominiums at Heritage Square, an independent and assisted living development planned here.

  • Lower Spreads, Higher Barriers

    Freddie Mac is lowering its pricing on long-term deals even as its credit standards grow more conservative.

  • Lenders Grow Cautious

    While construction financing remains affordable, many capital sources are beefing up their underwriting criteria this year.