Mortgage demand jumps to six-week high as interest rates continue to drop

[ad_1] Mortgage demand is finally crawling out of the basement as interest rates continue to move lower. Total application volume increased 3% last week from the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s seasonally adjusted index. The average contract interest rate for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages with conforming loan balances ($726,200 or less) decreased to…

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Apply for HDC’s ‘Six to Celebrate’

[ad_1] Bushwick. Photo by Susan De Vries It is that time of year again, when community activists hoping to bring some attention to their neighborhood and gain some preservation assistance can apply for the Historic District Council’s annual “Six to Celebrate” program. The initiative launched in 2011 and each year six preservation projects receive hands-on…

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Garbe buys food-anchored retail real estate platform GRR in Germany

[ad_1] Garbe Institutional Capital has acquired GRR Real Estate, a German investment platform in the food-anchored retail real estate segment, from GRR AG. The transaction agreement was formally signed yesterday. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price. Through this transaction, the Garbe platform will grow the assets under management (AuM) for institutional…

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Infranity invests in French solar energy producer Terre et Lac

[ad_1] Infranity, a major investor in sustainable infrastructure in Europe and part of Generali Investments’ ecosystem, has signed an agreement to become the reference shareholder in Terre et Lac, a French developer and independent power producer specialized in solar photovoltaics solutions, alongside the company’s founding team.  Terre et Lac is an independent French solar energy producer, developing and operating photovoltaic solutions from residential…

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