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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 […]
January 29, 2018

2018 shaping up to be a good year for commercial lending

Rising interest rates, business friendly environment in Washington and the strength of the economy will help bolster commercial lending in the coming year Interest rates are […]
January 29, 2018

Defaults on commercial loans related to retail expected to slow this year

Commercial loans tied to retail properties will find new strength over the coming year, as retailers find new efficiencies. The record pace of retail defaults and […]
January 25, 2018

1031 rule retained under recent tax bill; commercial lenders breathe a sigh of relief

The 1031 rule enables investors to defer the payment of capital gains by reinvesting income in similar properties. A large number of commercial real estate transactions, […]
January 25, 2018

Commercial real estate: offices being redefined by shared spaces

The owners of commercial real estate once thought the ideal office was one that could seat the most people. Ideas about what makes an office efficient […]
January 24, 2018

Commercial Real Estate Loans vs Home Mortgages

Commercial real estate loans are a different animal than their home mortgage counterparts. Learn the differences so that you are prepared when walking in to the […]
January 24, 2018

Commercial Lenders – Getting in on the Distribution Craze

Distribution centers seem to be popping up in just about every town and along every highway. Learn a little about this growing segment of CRE and […]
January 24, 2018

Commercial Lending -The Numbers Commercial Lenders Look For

When looking into commercial lending, having your numbers in place can make the difference between an approval or a rejection. Here are a few of the […]
January 23, 2018

Obtaining Commercial Lending

There are several reasons why individuals decide to take the plunge into investing in commercial real estate, and there is often one reason why they drag […]
January 23, 2018

Commercial Loans on Special Purpose Properties

Depending on the property, it can be difficult to find a commercial loan on those defined as “special purpose.” Here are what traditional lenders look for […]
January 23, 2018

Obtaining Commercial Loans

To obtain a commercial loan, you need to have a thorough understanding of the property that you are considering investing in. Knowing the basic metrics of […]
January 23, 2018

Commercial Lenders

Before you go in search of your first commercial lender, you need to determine just which sector of this lucrative investment strategy you are going to […]
January 22, 2018

Finding Commercial Real Estate Lenders

While doomsayers have claimed that the multifamily sector has hit its peak and 2018 should start seeing a decline in rents and demand, others are suggesting […]
January 22, 2018

What is in the Future for Commercial Real Estate Loans

It’s that time of year to get out our crystal ball and gaze into the maze of predictions for commercial real estate loans and markets in […]
January 22, 2018

Commercial Real Estate Lenders

Shopping malls are turning into mixed-use developments and online shopping has increased the demand for distribution centers. Investors in this segment are looking for commercial real […]
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