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Rate of Commercial Market Deterioration Slows, MBA Report Says
Many measures used to track commercial real estate markets continued to weaken in the fourth quarter, but the rate of deterioration slowed from previous periods, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported.
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Industry News
MBA Letter Outlines Concerns with Reform Bill Risk Retention Provision
The Senate Banking Committee marked up sweeping financial reform legislation, approving the bill on a 13-10 party-line vote.
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'Good Bank/Bad Bank' Model May Solve Regional Bank Dilemmas
A "good bank/bad bank" scenario--without government intervention--may solve regional bank liquidity constraints and small business lending concerns.
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In Brief: April Hotel Auctions in Alabama, Oklahoma and Florida
National Commercial Auctioneers, Tulsa, Okla., scheduled a 201-room Holiday Inn in downtown Sheffield, Ala. for auction on April 21.
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Trends
Values Fall Further on Divided CRE Perceptions
Divided expectations and uncertain economic variables could keep commercial real estate values falling further this year, a new report said.
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Commercial Property Values Likely Drop in 2010, Executives Say
More than three-quarters of surveyed executives expect commercial property values to fall this year, said Deloitte, New York.
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CMBS News
February CMBS Unpaid Delinquencies Climb to $47.8 Billion
Delinquent unpaid balances in commercial mortgage-backed securities increased to $47.82 billion, up $1.87 billion in February, said Realpoint LLC, Horsham, Pa.
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DealMaker of the Week
A10 Capital Closes $6.9M Mini-Perm for Texas Office
A10 Capital, Boise, Idaho, closed a $6.9 million mini-perm loan secured by an unstabilized Class A office building in Texas.
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MBA News
MBA Advocacy Update
On a straight party-line vote, the Senate Banking Committee approved a sweeping financial services reform bill after just 21 minutes of debate and only a manager?s amendment considered.
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MBA Announces Move to New Headquarters
The Mortgage Bankers Association announced that it will move in June to a new headquarters in Washington, D.C.
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MBA's Commercial/Multifamily Servicing and Technology Conference, May 23-26 in New York
The Mortgage Bankers Association's Commercial/Multifamily Servicing & Technology Conference 2010 brochure is available for download--learn why you need to attend this popular industry event.
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"I think there are going to be hundreds of closings per year for a couple of years."
--John Levy, president of John B. Levy & Co., on future takeovers of community and regional banks by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

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