September 4 | New York Observer

Banks' Commercial Mortgage Delinquency Rates Fall | by Carl Gaines

The Commercial Observer writes: Chandan Economics and the Mortgage Bankers Association released data last week that points to continued improvements in the commercial real estate market.

August 31 | NAREIT

Banks' Real Estate Loan Defaults Continue to Slow | by Carisa Chappell

The National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts writes:

August 27 | CNBC Realty Check

As the Housing Market Recovers, Will the Apartment Boom End | by Diana Olick

CNBC writes: The latest reports on new and existing home sales seem to indicate that the housing market is beginning to find its footing again. While most believe the recovery will be slow, U-shaped, and bumpy, the free fall appears to be over for both sales and prices ... what effect that recovery will have on the recently booming apartment sector, which benefited from the housing crash?

August 22 | Fox Business News

Housing Sales Rise But Should Be Better | Interview with Ashley Webster

Sam Chandan speaks with Fox Business News anchor Ashley Webster about conditions in the housing market and whether current gains will hold up as mortgage rates rise. Improving affordability metrics reflect higher rents but are not triggering widespread shifts out of the apartment market.

August 21 | CNBC

Markets to European Central Bank: Get Germany on Board | by Dhara Ranasinghe

August 20 | CNBC Squawk Box

Overly Dependent on Low Interest Rates, Markets Hang on the Possibility of More Quantitative Easing

Sam Chandan discusses the possibility of additional quantitative easing in the United States and rumors that the European Central Bank may seek to cap yields on sovereign bonds.