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U.S. Savings and Debt Trends Raise Concerns

Overall, the declining savings and rising debt trends create a challenging environment for commercial real estate lending. It could lead to a decrease in loan availability, higher borrowing costs, and a slowdown in the overall market.

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Most Active CRE Financing Sources By Property Type

This CRE lending snapshot summarizes real estate financing trends in 2023, highlighting the most active lenders for different property types. This data is intended to help real estate investors and professionals understand which lenders were most active for different property types during 2023.

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Why You Should Work with a Commercial Mortgage Broker

When it comes to financing multifamily and commercial real estate, the assumption that a bank is the sole option for borrowers is far from the truth. In today’s dynamic market, while banks and credit unions play a role, there exists a multitude of alternative financing options.

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Commercial Real Estate Cap Rates and Market Values

Cap rate, short for capitalization rate, is a crucial metric in the world of real estate investment. It serves as a benchmark for comparing property values and offers a quick estimate of your expected return on investment (ROI). In essence, cap rates can be distilled into a simple formula:
Cap Rate = Net Operating Income (NOI) / Current Market Value

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Are you seeking an SBA loan for your business?

Financing your growth and expansion is crucial, and the Small Business Administration (SBA) loan program offers a wide range of credit options with extended repayment terms and small down payments. Before you dive into the application process, it’s essential to understand how SBA loans work and explore your program options. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the key steps and benefits of SBA financing.

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Happy New Year

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Freddie Mac Multifamily Experience

Freddie Mac will begin accepting ownership of two- to four-unit properties (duplexes, triplexes or quadplexes) as relevant experience for all loans in its Optigo® Small Balance Loans (SBL) program.

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Private Money Loans vs. Hard Money Loans

Investing in real estate is a very lucrative business, but you can only succeed with access to capital.

Private and hard money loans are great options for real estate investors because they give you access to capital with fewer requirements and greater certainty.

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Residential real estate investor loans

The Impact of Rising Interest Rates on DSCR Loans

Long term rental loans, or DSCR (debt service coverage ratio) loans, have become popular in recent years for investors looking to buy and hold properties. Borrowers love them because these loan types allow them to qualify for a financing using their property’s cash flow rather than their income, and lenders love them because they can be highly accretive to their loan portfolios held for investment.

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Nationwide Debate Over Moratoriums and Good Cause Evictions

Good cause eviction legislation has been gaining momentum in recent months, especially in New York state. Since last summer, four upstate cities have passed good cause eviction laws, including Albany, Poughkeepsie and Newburgh. Meanwhile, smaller towns like New Paltz, Kingston, and Hudson are also considering passing similar bills.

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Four Trends in REI To Watch For In 2020

2020 will be an especially challenging time for investors because the economy is slowing, trade wars could drastically affect specific localities, and some of the hottest real estate markets are already cooling down.

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