Category Archives: CMBS Securities

2.1.19: First CMBS Issues for 2019 See Strong Demand

ValueXpress tracks the pricing of CMBS securities because it directly correlates to the interest rate borrowers receive for a CMBS conduit loan. Our insight into the CMBS market ensures that our borrowers receive the lowest possible interest rate on their … Continue reading

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1.14.19: Report from CREFC

Sentiment was a mix of guarded optimism with a small dose of caution at the January Commercial Real Estate Finance Conference (CREFC) held in Miami, Florida this year. At this 20th annual conference, just under 1,900 registered attendees examined real … Continue reading

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1.4.19: JPMorgan Wins CMBS Crown for 2018

JPMorgan has taken the top spot for CMBS loan originations for 2018, according to Commercial Mortgage Alert. JPMorgan unseated Goldman Sachs, which led the industry in loan contributions to CMBS transactions in 2017. JPMorgan contributed $9.7 billion of CMBS loans … Continue reading

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12.17.18: When CMBS Spreads Widen, How Are Loan Rates Affected?

With recent volatility in the stock market, spreads on CMBS securities have widened. This can affect the loan spread and interest rate to borrowers closing a CMBS conduit loan. But the recent rise in loan spreads has been offset by … Continue reading

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10.17.18: ValueXpress Manages a CMBS Portfolio. Why Is This Important?

ValueXpress has been buying, selling and managing a CMBS securities portfolio since 2008 for Country Bank, its affiliated company. Country Bank is a $700-million-asset commercial bank headquartered in Manhattan, New York in shared office space with ValueXpress. Country Bank focuses … Continue reading

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7.16.18: Industry Veterans See Stable CMBS Conduit Loan Spreads for Balance of 2018

CMBS participants foresee relatively flat prices for CMBS securities for the second half of 2018. This would be good news for CMBS borrowers as “re-trading” of CMBS loan spreads to borrowers would remain muted if CMBS prices remain stable. Re-trading … Continue reading

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6.8.18: CMBS Spreads Remain Steady

CMBS conduit loan borrowers are finding calm waters as spreads on CMBS securities have been stable at attractive levels for most of 2018. This has help offset the rise in the 10-year Swap rate, minimizing the impact on interest rates … Continue reading

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