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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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Investor aims to buy 3,000 foreclosed Chicago homes

CRAIN’S CHICAGO by MICAH MAIDENBERG – October 19, 2012 – For Donald Cogsville, it’s 94 down, another 2,906 to go. His company, the Cogsville Group LLC, is on the hunt for more foreclosed homes in the Chicago area after buying

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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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Cogsville: ‘Plenty’ of Opportunity in the Commercial NPL Space

NATIONAL MORTGAGE NEWS by PAUL MUOLO – March 25, 2011 – Although bidders on residential nonperforming loans are griping about a lack of available product, that’s not the case over in the commercial space, according to Donald Cogsville of The

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Colony Capital Prevails in FDIC Acquisitions

WALL STREET JOURNAL by ELIOT BROWN – January 25, 2011 – Latest Win of $820 Million of Failed Banks’ Assets, Is Expected to Be Announced Wednesday; ‘It’s Not Sexy Stuff’ Colony Capital LLC, the real-estate-focused firm that made headlines and

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The Cogsville Group Acquires $341M in Loans in FDIC Deal

REAL ESTATE WEEKLY by LINDA O’FLANAGAN – December 23, 2010 – Partners with Colony Capital, WL Ross & Co and Mount Kellett to target distressed real estate The Cogsville Group, LLC and Colony Capital, LLC have closed on the purchase

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