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The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics

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15.05.2021 Open Access

Preferences of Institutional Investors in Commercial Real Estate

In this paper we analyze market segmentation by firm size in the commercial real estate transaction process. Using novel micro-level data, we look at the probability distribution of investors acquiring a specific bundle of real estate …


Reducing Strategic Forbearance under the CARES Act: an Experimental Approach Utilizing Recourse Attestation

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was passed in response to both the global pandemic’s immediate negative and expected long-lasting impacts on the economy. Under the Act, mortgage borrowers are allowed to cease making …


Why Disclose Less Information? Toward Resolving a Disclosure Puzzle in the Housing Market

We examine the role of information disclosure in the housing market, offering both theory and evidence for observed variability in disclosure strategies among property listings in a multiple listing service (MLS). Our initial empirical findings …

11.05.2021 Open Access

Buildings’ Energy Efficiency and the Probability of Mortgage Default: The Dutch Case

We investigate the relationship between building energy efficiency and the probability of mortgage default. To this end, we construct a novel panel data set by combining Dutch loan-level mortgage information with provisional building energy …


Risk Retention Rules and the Issuance of Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities

We study the impact of the risk retention rule - requiring 5% of underlying credit risk for commercial mortgage backed securities - on commercial real estate markets. Since the primary objective of this rule is for the deal sponsors to have skin …

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Recent times have seen an expansion of theoretical and empirical research on real estate using the paradigms and methodologies of finance and economics. Examples of this research include the working and structure of markets, the role of various institutional arrangements, the attention given mortgages and asset securitization, risk management and valuation, and public policy and regulation. The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics provides a forum for the publication of this research. Coverage includes urban economics, housing, regional science and public policy.

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J Real Estate Finance Econ

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