Unstructured Finance

UF Weekend Reads

October 12, 2012

By Sam Forgione

This week’s Weekend Reads may drive you back to the big news of the week: The Debates.

And the winner is….

May 31, 2012

By Matthew Goldstein

Four months ago, the regulator for Fannie Mae announced with much fanfare that it would accept bids for 2,500 single-family homes owned by Fannie Mae. The process has drawn a lot of interest from hedge funds, private equity firms and other big money players, but it’s been a slow one.

Wall Street gold rush in foreclosed homes heads north

May 29, 2012

By Matthew Goldstein and Jennifer Ablan

The state of Alaska is looking to cash in on the growing demand for renting out foreclosed single-family homes.

It’s Like Deja Vu All Over Again in the Las Vegas real estate market

March 21, 2012

Nordstrom Fail: One sign of Las Vegas' hard times is this failed Nordstrom store and accompanying shopping center that never advanced beyond the skeletal stage.

At the intersection of Wall and Main

November 18, 2011

By Jennifer Ablan and Matthew Goldstein

Whether you agree with it or not, the Occupy Wall Street protests that began two months ago in New York have ignited a debate over income inequality and the political clout of the nation’s banks.