The Real Deal Miami

Dubai debt could drive prices down for U.S. commercial properties, brokers take on housekeeping roles for listings that linger in a distressed market … and more

November 30, 2009 10:09AM

1. Dubai debt could drive prices down for U.S. commercial properties [Reuters]
2. Delray Beach could restore old segregation-era gathering spot [Sun Sentinel]
3. Hialeh Park welcomes guests to its first live horse race since 2001 [AP via Sun Sentinel]
4. Florida home prices won’t change without first letting go of foreclosure’s downward pull [St. Petersburg Times]
5. Brokers take on housekeeping, other roles for listings that linger in a distressed market [NYT]
6. Waiting to foreclose on distressed commercial properties has frozen the market [The Deal]
7. Japan has second thoughts about U.S. mortgage financing model after Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac woes [Real Estate Bloggers]
8. Black Friday brings zero bank failures; FDIC is $8.2 in the red [Finance My Money]
9. FHA’s new standards makes affordable financing scarce for condos [Realty Times]
10. What a home should really cost now [Dr. Housing Bubble]
11. Hotel loans going delinquent faster than any other kind of commercial debt [AP via Huffington Post]
12. Panel discusses mortgage crisis amid news that one-quarter of homeowners are underwater [MarketWatch]
13. Takeaway themes from NYU’s commercial real estate capital markets conference [Seeking Alpha]
14. Homebuyer tax credit fraud could amount to $600M [Realty Times]
15. Most option ARMs haven’t hit recast points yet [Dr. Housing Bubble]