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Find Funding in Lean Times

Find Funding in Lean Times

Michael Zukerman, managing director, Whitestone Realty Capital LLC; and Holly Bray, senior director, Love Funding  As published in Scotsman Guide’s Commercial Edition, March 2013. In today’s tough marketplace, commercial mortgage brokers must develop an extensive knowledge of available financing alternatives to be able to find the best fit for their clients’ deals. Funding possibilities...

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Taking Credit Where It’s Affordable

Taking Credit Where It’s Affordable

Michael Zukerman, managing director, Whitestone Realty Capital LLC  As published in Scotsman Guide’s Commercial Edition, September 2012. Commercial mortgage brokers working with real estate developers must familiarize themselves with the various federal and state tax-credit programs that are available for their clients, as these can reduce costs and make a deal more attractive. One of...

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EB-5 Visa Program Real Estate Investments

EB-5 Visa Program Real Estate Investments

The EB-5 Visa Program allows non-US citizens to obtain permanent visa status. This is a program administered by the US Immigration Service. Its intent is to generate investments in the US by foreign nationals in return for a (usually) fast-track obtaining of permanent visa status. Real estate projects present excellent opportunities for foreign citizens to take part in the EB-5 program as a...

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Historic Tax Credit Program Interview Michael Zukerman

Historic Tax Credit Program Interview Michael Zukerman

The Historic Tax Credit Program is discussed by Michael Zukerman, Executive Director of New York based Whitestone Realty Capital. A noted real estate attorney, Mr. Zukerman explains the workings and intent of the Historic Tax Credit Program. In this interview, he notes that this program has been most successful in providing redevelopment capital for older city neighborhoods. The Historic Tax...

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New Market Tax Credit Program Interview Michael Zukerman

New Market Tax Credit Program Interview Michael Zukerman

Michael Zukerman, Executive Director of Whitestone Realty Capital, is interviewed regarding the New Market Tax Credit Program. Mr. Zukerman provides a detailed explanation of the functional aspects of the New Market Tax Credit program, whose goal it is to spur investment in blighted or distressed communities. Mr. Zukerman is a real estate attorney and in this interview, explains how real estate...

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New Markets Tax Credits Program Overview

New Markets Tax Credits Program Overview

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