Category Archives: The Banker’s Mortgage Conduit

1.5.18: Meet ValueXpress at the MBA CREF Conference in San Diego, CA

On February 11-14, 2018, Michael Sneden and Dennis Suh will be representing ValueXpress at the Mortgage Bankers Association Commercial Real Estate Finance (CREF)/Multifamily Housing Convention & Expo at the Marriott Marquis in San Diego, California. The conference is expected to … Continue reading

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1.2.18: CMBS Loan Volume in 2017 Exceeds Predictions

U.S. CMBS origination volume totaled $88 billion in 2017, up 17% from 2016’s $76 billion and far surpassing the average prediction of $75 billion by market professionals. Industry predictions for 2018 are for $75 billion of U.S. CMBS conduit originations. … Continue reading

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12.23.17: Trepp: CMBS Delinquency Rate Drops Sharply in October

Marking the sixth straight monthly decline, the Trepp CMBS delinquency rate dropped sharply in December. The delinquency rate for U.S. commercial real estate loans in CMBS is now 4.89%, down 29 basis points from the November level. That is the … Continue reading

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ValueXpress Obtains $1,550,000 Loan for a Mixed-Use Property in Brooklyn, NY

ValueXpress has arranged a $1,550,000 loan for the refinance of a mixed-use property located in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. The property consists of 5 apartment units situated above a ground floor commercial space leased to a dry … Continue reading

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12.22.17: SBA 7(a) Hotel Borrowers Scramble to Refinance into CMBS

The SBA 7(a) loan program is an excellent way for hoteliers to obtain acquisition financing for hotel properties. Since the lending market considers hotels riskier than other commercial assets, the SBA loan guarantee helps mitigate loan loss risk on defaulted … Continue reading

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12.18.17: Tell the Truth, Please – CMBS Conduit Loan Disclosure Tip

One of the many benefits of CMBS conduit loans is the ability to get loans approved in which the owner of the property has derogatory credit history. Examples of prior credit issues that could negatively impact a loan approval decision … Continue reading

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12.12.17: Mall Giant Westfield to be Sold to French Real Estate Firm

USA Today reported that Westfield, which owns malls stretching from Palm Desert, California, to Paramus, New Jersey, is being bought by a European shopping-center company at a time when malls are struggling to cope with intense competition from online shopping. … Continue reading

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