Mortgage bankers say housing recovery may not start until 2012 … and more

October 27, 2010 05:00PM

1. Foreclosed properties now differ from the 1990s [WSJ] 

2. Chair of FDIC fears foreclosure litigation fallout [AP via Realtor Mag] 

3. Appraiser Jonathan Miller looks at home sales in the boroughs [Curbed] 

4. Glass façade of WTC’s Freedom Tower being made in Portland [Chatterbox] 

5. National Investment Center says assisted living takes the lead in senior’s housing recovery [NREI] 

6. Not just banks, but consumers should avoid robo-signing [Smart Money] 

7. 5 Napkin Burger restaurant eyeing space in the East Village [DNAinfo] 

8. Housing recovery may not start until 2012: mortgage bankers [WSJ] 

9. Five traits of today’s homebuyers [Inman via Realtor Mag] 

10. New sports bar, SNAP, to open this week in Meatpacking District [NY Barfly] 

11. Examining the buildings being worked on by developer Carl Paladino, the GOP gubernatorial candidate [NYO] 

12. Marriott to open 13 new NYC hotels over next three years [Crain’s] 

13. Treasury does not see financial threat from foreclosure crisis [Fox Business]
14. Home builders are being hit with loan put-backs [CNBC]