Category Archives: Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities

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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7.2.18: ValueXpress Revises Loan Document Checklist Required for a Loan Quote

Borrowers have two options to receive a loan proposal for a CMBS conduit loan. The first option is to request a Summary of Certain Indicative Terms, which is a one-page summary of the proposed loan terms that has not been … Continue reading

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ValueXpress Arranges $8,630,000 CMBS Conduit Loan for 2 Independent Hotels in Seaside, OR

ValueXpress has arranged an $8,630,000 first mortgage CMBS conduit loan for the Seaside Hotel Portfolio, consisting of the refinance of two independent hotels located in Seaside, Oregon. The purpose of the loan was to provide a return of equity to … 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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6.4.18: Keep Contractor Work to a Minimum When Closing a CMBS Conduit Loan

We recently had to work through an issue on a relatively simple CMBS conduit loan. The transaction was a 50% loan-to-value (LTV) cash-out refinance of a small neighborhood shopping center that was 100% leased. One of the tenants that will … Continue reading

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3.28.18: Trepp: CMBS Delinquency Rate Rises Modestly for First Time Since June

The Trepp CMBS delinquency rate rose modestly in March. This is the first time the rate has ticked up since June 2017. The delinquency rate for U.S. commercial real estate loans in CMBS is now 4.55%, up 4 basis points … Continue reading

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ValueXpress Obtains $17-Million CMBS Conduit Loan for a Portfolio of 3 Hotels Located in Metropolitan New Orleans, LA

ValueXpress obtained a $17-million first-mortgage loan that was utilized to refinance existing debt and provide cash-out proceeds secured by a portfolio of three extended-stay hotels located in metropolitan Louisiana: the Suburban Extended Stay, La Place, LA; the Suburban Extended Stay, … Continue reading

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