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Federal Real Estate for Sale, Could be Problematic
Thousands of government buildings will be sold under new White House initiative.
Private Sector Still Not Able to Fill Role of GSEs

Market dynamics favorable for growth at mortgage REIT CYS Investments.

New Development an Engine of Growth for AvalonBay

With staff in place, AvalonBay's shovels hit the ground running after recession.

As Apartment Demand Grows, GSE Reform and Jobs Remain Concerns

BRE's Constance Moore says apartments represent critical housing component.

GSE Reform Needs to Factor In Rental Housing

As policymakers address problems in single-family market, they need to sustain residential market.

White House Unveils Plan to Wind Down Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

Would cut government role in housing finance.

Investors Embracing REITs' Yields

Fidelity's Snyderman says yield seekers increasingly attracted to REITs.

Stimulus Good News, Bad News for REITs

Streeter says easy money policy has drawbacks, benefits.

Mortgage Market Recovery Still Has 1-2 Years Left, Mortgage REIT CEO Says

Chimera Investment's Matt Lambiase says distress is easing but still has ways to go.

Rules Force More Disclosure by Non-traded REITs

Non-traded REITs are beginning to report the value of their shares using appraisals.


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