The Real Deal Miami

Virtual open houses beat the real thing for many modern homebuyers … and more

January 11, 2010 10:15AM

1. For many modern homebuyers, virtual open houses beat the real thing [Newsday]

2. A roundup of new hotels opening this year [NYT]

3. New hedge fund to invest in foreclosed home portfolios [Crain’s]

4. Walkability boosts home values, study finds [NYT]

5. Some REITs are still smart, bargain investments [NYT]

6. Commercial investors will begin seeing returns in 2011, CBRE says [Reuters]
7. New Children’s Place exec plans to expand retail chain, build more stores [Crain’s]
8. Prices down for vacation homes, but loans are hard to come by [NYT]
9. Which newspapers have been spinning the country’s commercial real estate woes? [Seeking Alpha]