Category Archives: Freddie Mac

5.27.17: Furnished Apartment Deals Are Okay in CMBS

We recently received a request to finance a 100-unit multifamily property located 12 miles outside a major southeastern city on a heavily traveled interstate. The immediate area is heavily populated with large commercial and industrial facilities, and the area is … Continue reading

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9.1.15: Life Insurance Companies Increase Commercial Real Estate Lending

Slowly and steadily, life insurance companies are increasing their commercial real estate lending. Market participants expect the industry’s current expansion to run for at least two or three more years, signaling a further pickup in life company lending volume. “It’s … Continue reading

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4.17.15: Will Fannie/Freddie Multifamily Loan Limits Create Opportunity for CMBS

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has set a cap of $30 billion each in multifamily loan purchases for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for 2015. With both agencies off to a great start through the first quarter of 2015, … Continue reading

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11.11.14: Freddie Mac Announces Small Balance Multifamily Loan Program

Freddie Mac, a government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) that buys mortgages for pooling and sale as mortgage-backed securities has announced a new small balance multifamily loan acquisition program. The program, dubbed Small Balance Loan (SBL), kicked off during Freddie Mac’s seller/servicer conference … Continue reading

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10.28.14: Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Bankers Originations Up

Third-quarter 2014 commercial and multifamily mortgage loan originations were 16% higher than a year earlier and 18% higher than in the second quarter, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Quarterly Survey of Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Bankers Originations. “Commercial real estate … Continue reading

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4.23.14: Who Holds the Most Commercial Loans?

The winner is commercial banks, which held $1.57 trillion in commercial real estate debt at year-end 2013, according to data from the Federal Reserve Board. The amount of commercial real estate debt held by banks represents 48.9% of the $3.20 … Continue reading

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11.23.13: CMBS Volume Expected to Blow Away Estimates

An active pipeline of commercial MBS deals over the next several weeks will push annual issuance close to $90 billion, well above the $65-billion average prediction by a panel of CMBS professionals polled at the beginning of the year. According … Continue reading

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