The Real Deal Miami

Apartment renters still prefer checks over online payments … and more

November 17, 2009 10:11AM

1. Former Tampa judge setenced to one year’s suspended release for mortgage fraud [Mortgage Fraud Blog]
2. Apartment renters still prefer checks over online payments, survey says [National Real Estate Investor]
3. Tax credit beneficiaries may owe hundreds to the government after withholding problems [AP via MSNBC]
4. Regional banks more vulnerable to commercial real estate losses [Reuters]
5. In two months, Starwood Property completes $144M in deals [Bloomberg]
6. $400M Developers Diversified CMBS deal is the first under TALF [WSJ]

7. RadioShack may move headquarters to Tampa [GlobeSt]
8. Orion Bank in Naples, Century Bank, FSB in Sarasota shuttered Friday [American Banking News]
9. Home Depot beats estimates, posts third-quarter profit [Bloomberg]
10. First-time homebuyer tax credit vulnerable to fraud [Bigger Pockets]
11. FHA using 2006-level prices to set loan limits [National Mortgage News]
12. Dudley: Fed could be “lender of last resort” to some firms [Bloomberg]