Category Archives: Commercial Mortgage-Backed 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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1.4.19: 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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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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