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Editor: David Reiss
Brooklyn Law School

February 8, 2024

Why Does a Bank Sell Your Mortgage?

By David Reiss

I was quoted in Marketplace’s story, Why Does a Bank Sell Your Mortgage? You can listen to it here. The transcript opens, Right after Marc Hill bought his first home, a townhouse north of Chicago, in the summer of 2019, … Continue reading

September 26, 2022

How Fintech Cos. May Transform Real Estate Investment

By David Reiss

                I published How Fintech Cos. May Transform Real Estate Investment along with Joseph Bizub and Justin Peralta in Law360. It opens, Until relatively recently, real estate with a small footprint — one-to-four-family … Continue reading

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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

October 16, 2019

Teaching Real Estate Securitization

By David Reiss

Some readers may be interested in a free upcoming program on how to teach real estate securitization.  The program is  co-sponsored by the AALS Real Estate Transactions Section and the New York City Bar Association’s Structured Finance Committee. You can attend by … Continue reading

December 8, 2017

Single-Family Rental Securitizations Here To Stay?

By David Reiss

Kroll Bond Rating Agency has released Single-Borrower SFR: Comprehensive Surveillance Report. It has lots of interesting tidbits about this new real estate finance sector (it has only been four years since its first securitization): Six single-family rental operators own nearly 180,000 … Continue reading

May 12, 2016

The Single-Family Rental Revolution Continues

By David Reiss

The Kroll Bond Rating Agency has released its Single-Borrower SFR: Comprehensive Surveillance Report: Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) recently completed a comprehensive surveillance review of its rated universe of 23 single-borrower, single-family rental (SFR) securitizations. In connection with these transactions, 132 … Continue reading