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Wesley Edens’s Fortress Investment Group picked up a mortgage bond portfolio for a steal (Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images, iStock)

Sharks circle as mortgage lenders shed portfolios at steep discounts

With mortgage lenders under pressure as homeowners miss payments, you better believe the sharks are circling. Opportunistic funds including...

Sharks circle as mortgage lenders shed portfolios at steep discounts
As banks demand more collateral and developers stop making mortgage payments, analysts expect a world of pain to befall debt funds, mortgage REITs (Credit: iStock)

Mortgage REITs, debt funds face catch-22 between banks, developers

The cash crunch continues for nonbank lenders that relied on bank credit facilities to fund deals. Many of the...

Mortgage REITs, debt funds face catch-22 between banks, developers
Airbnb announces relief package. Some hosts say it’s not enough

Airbnb announces relief package. Some hosts say it’s not enough

Once again, Airbnb is in damage control. After facing backlash from hosts for changing its cancellation policy in response...

Airbnb announces relief package. Some hosts say it’s not enough
Simon Property Group CEO David Simon David Simon (Credit: Mireya Acierto/Getty Images, iStock)

Retail rout continues as Simon furloughs a third of employees

 Simon Property Group, the nation’s largest mall owner, is furloughing 30 percent of its workforce, the latest in a...

Retail rout continues as Simon furloughs a third of employees
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Stimulus deal buoys real estate stocks, but coronavirus maintains its grip

The mid-week market optimism slid away Friday, as real estate stocks — including real estate investment trusts, brokerage firms...

Stimulus deal buoys real estate stocks, but coronavirus maintains its grip
The financial challenges caused by the coronavirus is causing some REITs to change paying out their regular cash dividends  (Credit: iStock)

Now cash-constrained, REITs face “potential existential crisis”

UPDATE, March 26, 11:05 a.m.: Covid-19 has been battering real estate investment trusts, some of which have had to...

Now cash-constrained, REITs face “potential existential crisis”
Robert Taubman and David Simon (Credit: Donato Sardella/Getty Images, Mireya Acierto/Getty Images, iStock)

With malls shut, what happens to Simon and Taubman’s deal?

In mid-February, Simon Property Group announced it would acquire Taubman Centers after a nearly two-decade-long dance between the two...

With malls shut, what happens to Simon and Taubman’s deal?
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Real estate stocks rebound as deal nears for massive stimulus

A day after stocks fell when Congress failed to pass a $2 trillion stimulus package, financial markets rallied on...

Real estate stocks rebound as deal nears for massive stimulus
Real estate stocks fall despite Fed’s move to expand lending

Real estate stocks fall despite Fed’s move to expand lending

Real estate stocks continued to tumble Monday, in some measures performing worse against the broader market, after Congress failed...

Real estate stocks fall despite Fed’s move to expand lending
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REIT declines outpace stock market amid shutdowns nationwide

Another barrage of bad news on the coronavirus front led to another rough week for the markets, with the...

REIT declines outpace stock market amid shutdowns nationwide
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