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America’s New Normal Will Look Pretty Slow, Fed Economist Says
Bloomberg, Oct. 11, 2016--Smialek, Jeanna San Francisco Fed says new normal for long-run U.S. economic growth could be 1.5 percent to 1.75 percent a year.
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Why Now is the Perfect Time to Invest in Real Estate
HousingWire, Oct. 10, 2016--Hackmyer, Erica An upswing in the real estate market is prompting experienced investors to return and even inspiring confidence in newbie investors to try their hand at investing.
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Real Estate Investors on U.S. Coasts Target Cheap, Out-of-State Markets
Reuters, Oct. 7, 2016--Randall, David HomeUnion is among a small crop of new companies, including competitors Investability and Roofstock that offer ways to buy, renovate and manage properties in markets that command relatively strong rents compared to their low home prices.
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Why Cutting the Mortgage Interest Deduction Is No Longer a Third Rail
National Mortgage News, Oct. 7, 2016--Finkelstein, Brad Mortgage Bankers Association CEO David Stevens noted lower-income borrowers do not itemize on their taxes and can't take advantage of the deduction.
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The Cities Where Rent Is Rising Fastest
Bloomberg, Oct. 7, 2016--Clark, Patrick Rents for single-family homes are likely to rise by 1.7 percent in the year ending August 2017, according to new data from Zillow.
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John Zikos: The Future of Retail
D Magazine (Dallas), Oct. 12, 2016--Zikos, John  Creating a sense of place and a reason to stay for a while in retail properties is more important than ever before, developer Zikos says.
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Renovations Help Boost Slow Season for Commercial Property
CT Post (Bridgeport, Conn.), Oct. 12. 2016--Torres Ocasio, Keila  Recently renovated properties experienced significant action in a quarter that saw a drop in commercial leasing activity.
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