IRS is closely examining mortgage interest deductions on tax returns, risk of reverse mortgage fraud increases … and more

August 27, 2009 07:18AM

1. Queen Latifah has a 1,200-square-foot condo at 88 Greenwich Street [Post, 2nd item]
2. Location scouts checking out apartments for Oliver Stone’s “Wall Street 2” [Post, 3rd item]
3. Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz endorses Broadway Triangle rezoning [Brooklyn Paper]
4. Bronx leaders want living wage at Kingsbridge Armory, even if the demand ends redevelopment deal [NYDN]
5. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to open field office in Long Island City early next year [NYDN]
6. Brooklyn artist introduces the tiniest green roofs in the city [NYT]
7. Risk of reverse mortgage fraud increases [WSJ]
8. IRS is closely examining mortgage interest deductions on tax returns [Realtor Magazine]
9. Robert Shiller says he sees signs of a housing turnaround [Bloomberg]
10. National Association of Realtors starts short sale certification program [Realtor Magazine]
11. Beneath the surface, situation still remains gloomy for builders [FT]
12. FDIC eases some of its rules for buying banks [NYT]


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