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  • Fannie Mae Eyes Seniors For Growth

    Led by an increased presence in the seniors housing market, Fannie Mae helped finance $34.3 billion in multifamily rental housing in 2006.

  • Ready to Pounce

    While many lenders saw their Federal Housing Administration (FHA) volume decline in 2006, others made strides by positioning themselves in niche areas where the FHA continues to expand.

  • Ready to Pounce

    While many lenders saw their Federal Housing Administration (FHA) volume decline in 2006, others made strides by positioning themselves in niche areas where the FHA continues to expand.

  • Ready, Set, Lend!

    With GSEs aiming to match aggressive Wall Street conduits amid slower borrowing activity, pricing and underwriting may become even more liberal.

  • Back in the Game?

    As the dust of its accounting scandal settles, Fannie Mae heads into the new year hoping to bolster its lagging multifamily division through process improvements and new product design.

  • Help Your Remodeling Customers Find Financing

    The remodeling business is largely a service business: The companies that give customers the best service tend to get the best referrals. But to deliver truly superlative service, you've got to have all the cards — and in today's competitive market your trump card may be the ability to arrange...

  • Investing in Real Estate

    You've got the skills, and financing is available. You just need to make the first move

  • Tierra del Sol Mixes Housing and School

    CANOGA PARK, CALIF. - Tierra del Sol tackles two critical issues at once—housing and education. The trail-blazing Los Angeles development features not only 119 units of affordable housing, but also a charter elementary school that has more than 400 studen

  • Proven Disposition Strategies

    In the first part of this article we discussed the challenges and difficulties of implementing and executing Year 15 disposition strategies; custom crafting the right strategy to fit each property and each market; balancing limited partner, general partne

  • Breaking down barriers

    As I was working with our editors on profiles of the 32 finalists in our Readers’ Choice Awards competition for this issue, I was amazed by the wide range of excellent projects our industry has delivered.