Category Archives: Real Estate

Senior Creditors Foreclosing at a Loss, If it Can Happen at Stuy Town…

Updated: 10/5/10 Correction: Unit quantity and cost per unit adjusted. Latest news: Junior Debt Holder May Get Reprieve Today, a New York State lower court judge lifted an injunction on a foreclosure sale requested by a junior creditor on Stuyvesant … Continue reading

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Must Ask Questions for Real Estate Investors

I noticed that a few people were landing on this website based on some variation of the following search: “What questions should I ask when investing in a real estate project?” Here is the brief answer: Can your team successfully … Continue reading

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Betting on Another Housing Downturn

This is the calm before the storm of the next housing crash. As the pendulum continues its down swing, expect more fallout across a broader number of housing markets. For the enterprising investor, the upcoming “double dip” presents an unprecedented … Continue reading

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Internet Destroying Office Property Demand

The IBM office park built in Westchester, NY during the 1980s is nearly empty. The team members from one particular IBM work group have never even met before… at least in person. Online, they meet everyday. This isn’t some idealistic … Continue reading

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How to Consummate A Distressed Property Deal

A worthy anecdote from the front lines of distressed real estate deal making by Joshua Kahr at Kahr Real Estate. He discusses the importance of relationships and deal structure in a successful transaction: [...] if a deal could be structured … Continue reading

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A Bailout Alternative: Section 8

Adapting the Section 8 housing subsidy model, government might the answer we are looking for that will abate the cascading housing crisis. At the root of most of our economy’s problems, especially the contraction in our credit markets and financial … Continue reading

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