Experienced mortgage brokers more likely to make risky loans, locals won’t miss O’Toole building … and more

July 20, 2009 08:46AM

1. Experienced mortgage brokers more likely to make risky loans [NYT]
2. Developers trying to save money with virtual doormen [NYDN]
3. Accessible design becoming a priority as population ages [NYT]
4. Lawsuit between Edward J. Minskoff Equities and a 101 Warren Street contractor not going well for Minskoff [NYO]
5. After a year in Brooklyn, couple returns to West Side [NYT]
6. Millennium Tower in Battery Park sees lowest unit sale price ever [Downtowny]
7. Some sellers have no choice but to sell, even in this market [NYT]
8. Brooklyn Botanic Garden to get new glass-walled entrance [Brooklyn Paper]
9. Jose Diaz-Oyola has been in his Bronx home since 1975 [NYT]
10. Locals won’t miss O’Toole building [NYO]
11. Living in Sleepy Hollow [NYT]
12. J.C. Penney prepares for July 31 opening on in Manhattan Mall on 33rd Street [KGET] and [Dallas Morning News]
13. A tour of Williamsburg’s Brooklyn Brewery [Examiner]
14. Price of 50 Cent’s Connecticut mansion keeps dropping [NYDN]
15. Queens mover finds $16,500 in antiquities in the trash [NYDN]
16. Federal rules for home loan applicants take effect July 30 [LA Times]
17. CIT Group signs deal to avoid bankruptcy [Reuters]
18. U.S. REITs create new lending companies [Reuters]
19. Bank of America second-quarter profit falls [Bloomberg]
20. Sales are slow even at two luxury Stamford buildings [NYT]
21. Some smaller New Jersey agencies see merger of two large brokerages as opportunity [NYT]
22. French investors outbid by hedge fund manager for West Side townhouses [NYT]
23. Two portfolios let investors bet on home prices [NYDN]