News by Topic : Mortgage

  • 4/3/2020

    mREIT Executives Shed Light on Recent Market Volatility

    “Even the liquid markets became illiquid,” one mREIT CEO says.

  • 3/26/2020

    Mortgages, MBS Face Challenges During Coronavirus Crisis

    The mortgage market is critically important for the economy and for financial markets.

  • 3/23/2020

    Fed and FHFA Act to Increase Liquidity in Mortgage Securities Market

    The Federal Reserve said today that it would significantly expand its purchases of mortgage backed securities, helping provide liquidity to the nation’s mortgage markets.
  • 3/23/2020

    Federal Reserve, Treasury, FHFA Address Financial Ramifications

    The Federal Reserve, Treasury and the Federal Housing Finance Agency of FHFA—which regulates Fannie and Freddie—have taken dramatic steps over the past week with the goal of addressing the financial market ramifications of the dramatic reduction in real activity.

  • 3/19/2020

    The Strategic Evolution of mREIT Dynex Capital

    Dynex Capital, Inc. (NYSE: DX) is a 30-year-old mREIT that has reacted to a more complicated global macroenvironment by narrowing its focus to concentrate on the highest credit quality, most liquid assets available.

  • 1/9/2020

    iStar Remains Immersed in Ground Lease Business

    CIO Marcos Alvarado says iStar is also focused on enhancing its credit profile and simplifying its story.

  • 9/30/2019

    The RMR Group Ranked 75th on Fortune Magazine’s 100 Fastest-Growing Companies List

    CEO Adam Portnoy says RMR “well-positioned for continued growth.”
  • 9/6/2019

    Treasury Releases Housing Finance Proposal to Reduce Footprints of Fannie and Freddie

    Treasury proposal calls on Congress and FHFA to reauthorize captive insurance membership in the FHLBs.

  • 7/25/2019

    How iStar Helped Revitalize the Jersey Shore

    iStar realizes a once-in-a-generation opportunity to redevelop Asbury Park.

  • 7/23/2019

    iStar is “All-In” on Reinventing the Ground Lease Business

    CEO Jay Sugarman says the REIT sees an opportunity to invest in a fast-growing business at a discount to asset value.