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Editor: David Reiss
Brooklyn Law School

December 8, 2022

A Controversial Fix for America’s Housing Market

By David Reiss

Insider quoted me in A Controversial Fix for America’s Housing Market: More Foreclosures. It opens, How many people should lose their homes to foreclosure? In an ideal world, of course, there would be no foreclosures at all. Everyone who buys … Continue reading

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December 8, 2022 in mortgage | Permalink | No Comments

October 3, 2022

Helping Your Kids Qualify for a Mortgage?

By David Reiss

The Wall Street Journal quoted me in Helping Your Kids Qualify for a Mortgage? What to Know Before Cosigning on the Dotted Line. It reads, in part, With rising interest rates and slowing real-estate sales, homeownership remains out of reach for many would-be … Continue reading

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October 3, 2022 in mortgage | Permalink | No Comments

April 27, 2022

Sharing Your Home with Strangers

By David Reiss

Debra Bechtel, Crystal Liu, Ernira Mehmetaj, and I have just posted Sharing Your Home with Strangers: Common-Interest Ownership and Financing Options to SSRN (as well as to bepress). The abstract reads, As the affordable housing crisis in the U.S. escalates, … Continue reading

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April 27, 2022 in mortgage | Permalink | No Comments

June 2, 2020

Non-debt Financing for Home Purchases

By David Reiss

I will be presenting on Non-Debt Financing for Home Purchase: Risks and Promises as part of the ABA’s Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law “Professors’ Corner.”  It will take place at 12:30 PM (Eastern Time) on June 9th.  … Continue reading

February 20, 2020

Money, Government and Mortgages

By David Reiss

I just finished reading Money and Government by Robert Skidelsky (2018).  It is a bit tough in parts for non-economists, but it is a great read for those trying to understand the appropriate relationship between economic theory and government policy.  … Continue reading

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February 20, 2020 in mortgage | Permalink | No Comments

January 29, 2020

Deed of Trust vs. Mortgage

By David Reiss

LendingTree quoted me in Deed of Trust vs. Mortgage: Key Differences. It reads, in part, Foreclosure process Each type of security instrument leads to a different type of foreclosure process. Deed of trust states typically have a non-judicial foreclosure process. “The trustee … Continue reading

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January 29, 2020 in mortgage | Permalink | No Comments

October 31, 2018

The Cost of Owning Is Rising

By David Reiss

ValuePenguin quoted me in The Cost of Owning a Home Is Rising. It reads, in part, If you’ve looked lately at home prices in any major U.S. city, you likely got a dose of sticker shock thanks to a red-hot housing … Continue reading

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October 31, 2018 in mortgage | Permalink | No Comments