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  1. Should we do away with tax subsidy on debt?

    The idea that tax subsidies benefits all and generates social welfare is embraced by countries worldwide (advanced and emerging alike). While tax subsidies in advanced countries focus on mortgage and corporate debt burdens, emerging countries target fuel ...

    - May 21 2015 - 8:58am - 10 comments

  2. AMA: Top 15 Life Co CML Origination Analyst

    I'm not sure if this interests anyone on here, but I'm bored so here it goes; I'm an Analyst at a large life insurance company doing commercial mortgage origination. We're typically top 15/ top 20 as far as volume is concerned. We ...

    - Jan 25 2015 - 8:14am - 31 comments

  3. rgerg

    Upsr Mortgage housing MBA ...

    - Jan 31 2015 - 3:10pm - 36 comments

  4. Funding MBA Tuition Fee

    Given that Top 20 B-Schools charge USD200,000, how do most MBA candidates fund their tuition fee? What sources can we rely on? To what extent (full or partial funding) do they fund the program? While I'm aware of scholarships and bank education loan, ...

    - Dec 9 2014 - 3:35am - 11 comments

  5. First real estate investment leverage

    I know many people here have experience doing their own investments, so I was hoping to get some info. How much leverage would you use for say, the buying and converting of a property into 3-6 units. I'm thinking student housing, or something around ...

    - Jul 28 2014 - 5:18pm - 6 comments

  6. Buy 3 bedroom place in Hoboken with 2 others?

    My 2 friends and I (all graduated college 2 years ago) were contemplating renting a 3 bedroom in Hoboken, NJ as we have jobs in the NYC area. After further thought, we figured buying a 3 bedroom would be a smarter use of our money. At a high level, is ...

    - Aug 13 2013 - 10:49am - 12 comments

  7. What's your house worth?

    Many younger people are looking to buy real estate with the current rates being so low. How much of a mortgage should a junior level analyst (1yr- 3rys) take out for a house/apartment? I'm just curious to know if anyone has bought a house at a young ...

    - Apr 24 2013 - 3:50pm - 14 comments

  8. Strategic Foreclosure & Back Door Bailouts

    Strategic foreclosure is a subject near and dear to all our hearts. We had a pretty robust debate about it back in May after 60 Minutes ran a special on it (video below). For those who don't know, strategic foreclosure is when a homeowner who can ...

    - Aug 10 2010 - 5:54am - 19 comments

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    gchjhkjbkln Mortgage ...

    - Feb 28 2013 - 9:56pm - 22 comments

  10. THE NEXT CATASTROPHE

    So here is the gist of why I am extremely worried. Don't look at this until you have fifteen minutes to digest it all- According to a July 2007 report by AMP Capital Investors, the total value of all sub prime loans was approximately $1.4 trillion, ...

    - Mar 2 2010 - 5:03pm - 33 comments

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