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‘Need for Speed’ Threatens to Undercut Due Diligence in Commercial Real Estate Acquisitions, Expert Cautions

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla./ June 14, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — As investors race to buy shopping centers, hotels, offices and other assets before the market turns, they should stay cognizant of the ways in which due diligence can suffer amid today’s need for speed, advises Mike Harris, Managing Director of CREModels, in a column for Forbes.com. “As … Continue reading ‘Need for Speed’ Threatens to Undercut Due Diligence in Commercial Real Estate Acquisitions, Expert Cautions

NEW YORK | Trade tremors: How tariffs, tough talk has unsettled markets

NEW YORK (AP) — Fears of a trade war have given a boost to some of the smallest companies on the market as well as some of the biggest technology companies, but they’ve squeezed almost everything in the middle. For more than three months, investors have focused on U.S. negotiations with trading partners including China, … Continue reading NEW YORK | Trade tremors: How tariffs, tough talk has unsettled markets

MILAN  | The Latest: Italy bank chief warns investors could flee

MILAN  — The Latest on Italy’s political crisis (all times local): 11:15 a.m. Italy’s central bank governor says that “the destiny of Italy is that of Europe,” as a political uncertainty threatens to drag the eurozone’s No. 3 economy into a new crisis. Ignazio Visco said that “it is important that the voice of Italy … Continue reading MILAN  | The Latest: Italy bank chief warns investors could flee

Retail Property Investors Still Looking to Acquire Assets

CARLSBAD, CALIF. / MAY 21, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) –Retail investors are still in a buying mode, as they continue to focus on finding assets that can meet the changing needs of today’s consumers and produce desirable returns, according to Real Capital Markets’ May 2018 Retail Investor Sentiment Report. While big box vacancies and high-profile retail store … Continue reading Retail Property Investors Still Looking to Acquire Assets

SetSchedule Partners with ATTOM Data Solutions to Help Agents Nationwide Grow their Business

IRVINE, Calif./ May 3, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — SetSchedule, a leading technology-based real estate marketing firm, today announced that ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier multi-sourced property database, will provide property data to help power SetSchedule’s multi-patented Referral Radar™ platform, which will also incorporate nationwide leads generated by foreclosure and off-market property website RealtyTrac.com, … Continue reading SetSchedule Partners with ATTOM Data Solutions to Help Agents Nationwide Grow their Business

BANGKOK  | Global shares mixed as investors look ahead to Fed meeting

BANGKOK — Shares were higher in Europe on Wednesday after a day of losses in most Asian markets. Investors are looking ahead to Federal Reserve meeting and to China-U.S. trade talks later in the week. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX added 1.2 percent to 12,756.54 and the CAC 40 of France gained 0.2 percent to 5,533.29. … Continue reading BANGKOK  | Global shares mixed as investors look ahead to Fed meeting

Can a Self-Directed IRA Help Protect Against the Next Stock Market Crash?

CHARLOTTE, N.C. / April 28, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News)– Recent volatility in the stock market has retirement investors from all over the country concerned that their retirement nest egg may not stand on solid ground. This volatility, combined with a fear of a looming stock market crash that could send equities prices tumbling, has led many to … Continue reading Can a Self-Directed IRA Help Protect Against the Next Stock Market Crash?

Fannie Mae Announces Updates to its Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS) Prospectus to Support Connecticut Avenue Securities (CAS) REMIC

WASHINGTON/ April 23, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — As part of Fannie Mae’s (OTC Bulletin Board: FNMA) continued effort to innovate and improve its credit risk transfer program, the company announced a significant milestone in furthering enhancements to its benchmark Connecticut Avenue Securities™ (CAS) structure. The enhancements, previously announced as a proposal in May 2017, will enable … Continue reading Fannie Mae Announces Updates to its Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS) Prospectus to Support Connecticut Avenue Securities (CAS) REMIC