Category Archives: Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities

10.26.18: ValueXpress Completes Its 500th Loan Closing

With the closing of the Speedee Mart and Rounder’s Neighborhood Grill CMBS conduit loan transaction, ValueXpress has closed its 500th transaction for a little over $2.2 billion in loan proceeds. “Our average loan size is around $4.4 million, so you … Continue reading

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10.22.18: Why Does ValueXpress Request Income & Expense Statements in Excel?

Borrowers give us a lot of pushback when we ask for property income and expense statements to be provided in Excel. We ask for property income and expenses at the beginning of a loan transaction in order to perform cash … 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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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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