Rising Interest Rates Could Trigger Flurry Of RE Deals

Law360, New York (June 20, 2013, 8:06 PM EDT) -- Real estate sales and refinancings are likely to surge over the next couple of weeks in response to the Federal Reserve's Wednesday announcement that it plans to start winding down its economy-stimulating efforts, experts say.

The real estate industry, along with much of the finance world, has been watching the Fed closely in recent months, cautious to get too comfortable with historically low finance rates but taking as much advantage of them as possible. Now that Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke has confirmed that a rate rise...
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