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Issue 39, Sep 2012

March 1, 2012

J.D. Carlisle buys Madison Avenue condo-hotel site, plots new rental


[The Real Deal]

J.D. Carlisle Development, the boutique firm behind the Beatrice rental project, told The Real Deal yesterday that it acquired a stalled condo-hotel site in the Murray Hill section of Manhattan, and will construct a new rental building on the property in 2013.
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February, 2012

Mass Refinancing Programs, what does it mean for credit and scores?


[North Shore Advisery]

Since information on soon to come mass refinancing programs is so recent and general, it is hard to say how credit and scores will affect approvals. What I have been hearing is that most will have to be current for at least 6-12 months on their active mortgage loans. Unfortunately, in the recent past many consumers attempting to get loan modifications were told they must be late on payments before being approved.
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Febraury 28, 2012

Straddling the Line Between Agent and Critic


[NY Times]

A man with short brown hair and a well-trimmed goatee pulled his head out of the microwave and smiled. “May I open the cupboards?” he asked. With pen in hand, and his glasses perched atop his head, Michael Waxenberg was in his element
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Febraury 28, 2012

All This Neighborhood Needs Is a Name


[NY Times]

TWENTY years after Donald J. Trump envisioned a series of apartment towers on the old Penn Central rail yards south of 72nd Street on the Upper West Side, a small city has risen there, with some 8,000 people living in 4,000 apartments — and plans for thousands more on the drawing board.
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Febraury 28, 2012

Brownstone Brooklyn gets new batch of townhouses


[New York Post]

New townhouses are coming on Strong. We mean this literally: Three new ground-up townhouses are being erected on Strong Place in the landmarked Brooklyn neighborhood of Cobble Hill.
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January 13, 2012

Housing to Give U.S. Economy Modest Push in ’12, Fannie Mae Says


[Bloomberg]

Home sales and construction will improve this year, contributing “modestly” to economic expansion after acting as a drag on growth since 2006, according to a Fannie Mae (FNMA) forecast released today.
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