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Investment firms look to single-family rentals

USA TODAY by MEGHAN HOYER – October 21, 2012 – As homeownership rates continue to fall, a new type of single-family home buyer has emerged: large corporate investors. With house values still depressed in many areas, investment funds and real estate

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The 30-Minute Interview: Donald P. Cogsville

THE NEW YORK TIMES by VIVIAN MARINO – October 9, 2012 – Mr. Cogsville, 47, is chief executive of the Cogsville Group, a private equity firm that last week won a bid to buy foreclosed homes through a Fannie Mae

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Private equity firm sees profit in Chicago-area foreclosures

CHICAGO TRIBUNE by MARY ELLEN PODMOLIK – October 3, 2012 – $2.1 million stake in 94 properties is part of federal pilot program to sell distressed real estate in bulk A New York-based private equity firm is the latest investor

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Fannie Mae Chicago Foreclosures Sell for $11.8 Million

BLOOMBERG by JOHN GITTELSOHN – October 2, 2012 – Cogsville Group LLC, a New York-based real estate investment fund, won an auction of 94 homes for $11.8 million in Fannie Mae (FNMA)’s second bulk sale of foreclosures to be managed

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New York Firm to Buy Fannie Foreclosures

WALL STREET JOURNAL by ALAN ZIBEL – October 2, 2012 – A private-equity firm has agreed to buy nearly 100 properties in the Chicago area from Fannie Mae as FNMA -1.37% part of a federal strategy to find buyers for large

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N.Y. private equity firm buys 94 bank-owned homes in Chicago

CHICAGO TRIBUNE by MARY ELLEN PODMOLIK – October 2, 2012 – $2.1M deal part of Fannie Mae pilot program A New York-based private equity firm has purchased 94 homes in the Chicago area from Fannie Mae as part of a

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