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9.12.17: CMBS Conduit Loan Rates Stable as 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 2017 to date. In addition, the 10-year Swap rate, the benchmark index for setting interest rates on CMBS … Continue reading

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9.7.17: Small Balance Bridge Loans Now Available

We recently wrote about the benefits of bridge loans for transitional properties in which the assets can be eligible for CMBS conduit loans, but are temporarily underperforming. Typical situations are properties that may be in lease-up, perhaps in conjunction with … Continue reading

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ValueXpress Obtains $6.8-Million CMBS Conduit Loan for a Portfolio of 3 Multifamily Properties Located in Augusta and Greenville, SC

ValueXpress obtained a $6.8-million first-mortgage loan that was utilized to refinance existing debt and provide cash-out proceeds secured by a portfolio of three multifamily properties located in Augusta and Greenville, South Carolina: Willow Wick Apartments, Pine Crest Apartments and Broadway … Continue reading

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7.18.17: … While Using Debt Yield Allows for a Quick Size of a CMBS Conduit Loan

When time does not permit for a detailed loan sizing analysis, a reasonably accurate shortcut method can roughly determine the maximum CMBS conduit loan amount that can be offered to a borrower. The method utilizes a metric called “debt yield,” … Continue reading

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7.7.17: Pace of CMBS Conduit Loan Originations on Par with a Year Earlier

CMBS conduit loan originations at midyear are on pace with a year earlier, as measured by CMBS securities issuance. CMBS conduit issuance as of June 30, 2017 totaled $38.8 billion compared with $30.7 billion a year earlier. After a slow … Continue reading

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5.9.17: CMBS Conduit Loan Volume Increasing

More borrowers are securing CMBS conduit loans as we progress in 2017, as evidenced by trends in the issuance of CMBS conduit securities. CMBS conduit issuance of $15.2 billion in the first quarter of 2017 fell short of the $19.2 … Continue reading

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11.23.16: KBRA Releases 2017 CMBS Outlook

After six consecutive years of issuance growth, the CMBS market expansion came to an abrupt halt in 2016, according to Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA). Private label CMBS is expected to end 2016 within a range of about $65-$70 billion, … Continue reading

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