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Another residential loan wave swells in NYC

The Real Deal. Written by E.B. Solomont.

Another residential loan wave swells in NYC As all-cash buyers disappear, banks have a wider net of borrowers to choose from — and the deals are getting bigger and bigger Two years after going into contract on a sky-high condo at 432 Park Avenue, Hong Kong casino...

Here’s how many NYC buildings are vacant

The Real Deal. Written by Konrad Putzier.

s many as 541 properties in the five boroughs may be sitting vacant, according to an analysis of 311 calls over the past 12 months by OneTitle National Guaranty Company. The New York Post reported that many of these buildings are in neighborhoods the Citizens Budget...

OneTitle slashes title insurance rates

By E.B. Solomont on TheRealDeal.com

NY underwriters historically set prices together In an industry dominated by large players, upstart title insurance company OneTitle received approval from state regulators to slash its rates, the company told The Real Deal.Underwriters in New York — whose prices are regulated by the state — typically...

“New Approach to Title Insurance”

The Real Deal

The Real Deal covered OneTitle’s launch and new business model. Here’s a link to the coverage. One highlight: “‘Because we work directly with clients and their attorneys, our rates are less expensive, especially on more complex commercial transactions or with investors who are under time pressure to get...