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CRE Investment Activity, a Hazy Office Forecast, and Promising Proptech Outlooks

By First American NCS on September 15, 2023
Welcome to the CRE News Digest from First American Title NCS, where we explore the biggest stories in commercial real estate. As a legacy brand working in CRE for more than 120 years, First American keenly knows the market and the forces that are ...
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Topics: Commercial Real Estate PropTech real estate investor Office Sector

The Inside Look with Xander Snyder - Episode 1

By First American NCS on July 17, 2023
Welcome to 'The Inside Look,' where our Senior Commercial Real Estate Economist Xander Snyder shares his thoughts on construction financing and other economic indicators. Watch this video. Subscribe to the CRE Insider blog for more insightful videos like ...
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Topics: Commercial Real Estate Commercial Lender Mortgage Lending real estate investor banks construction

Title Camp 3 2023: What is Mechanic’s Lien Risk?

By Dan Lopez on May 25, 2023
A mechanic’s lien is a legal right or claim against the property, filed, and held by a lienholder, without the necessity of filing a lawsuit and obtaining a judgment. Mechanics’ liens filed against real estate are customarily filed by a contractor, ...
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Topics: Commercial Real Estate CRE trends real estate investor mechanic lien

Title Camp 2 2023: What is Mezzanine Finance and Understanding the Appeal to Investors

By UCC Division on May 10, 2023
The term mezzanine finance originates from a building metaphor – certain structures would often place a café or other retail on the mezzanine, a floor between the first and second floor. Mezzanine financing for commercial real estate is not entirely debt ...
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Topics: Webinar mezzanine loan real estate investor title camp

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