January

January 31, 2018

Commercial lending related to multifamily developments boosted by new tax bill

Commercial real estate loans tied to multifamily developments should be on the rise as a result of specific provisions in the recently passed Republican tax bill. […]
January 31, 2018

OCC Chairman will pursue charter for alternative commercial lenders.

The idea for a national charter for alternative commercial lenders has proven controversial, as it stands such groups must refer to the regulations of each individual […]
January 31, 2018

Impact of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on commercial real estate lending

Commercial real estate and commercial lending stand to benefit from specific changes under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The full impact of these changes however […]
January 30, 2018

Commercial mortgage backed securities add uncertainty in 2018

The wave of commercial mortgage backed securities in need of refinancing will linger in 2018. These mortgage bonds issued prior to the great recession will continue […]
January 30, 2018

SBA lowers equity requirements for new commercial loans

As of January 1 the SBA announced it would lower equity requirements for new 7a loans. 7a borrowers will only need to finance 10 percent of […]
January 30, 2018

Commercial real estate transactions and commercial real estate loans expected to rise in 2018

The sluggish pace of commercial real estate lending seen in the first half of last year is expected to improve in the coming year. Commercial real […]
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