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Research

COMMLOAN HELPS ANOTHER CALIFORNIA INVESTOR EXCHANGE INTO THE ARIZONA MARKET

Property
Multifamily in Phoenix, Arizona

Opportunity
CommLoan was approached by an experienced investor that had recently sold a California property and was looking to exchange into two apartment buildings in Phoenix. The investor required maximum leverage and the lowest possible long-term fixed rate.

Solution
CommLoan secured two acquisition loans at 75% loan-to-value, with a 10-year fixed rate of 3.95%. CommLoan was … READ MORE

10 Big Ideas That Will Shape PropTech in 2020

Original Article: January 07, 2020 GlobeSt.com

2019 was a record-setting year for PropTech. From the highest highs (a record $16 billion in VC investments) to the lowest lows (WeWork implosion), 2019 may well go down as one of the most eventful years to date for PropTech.

And, going into 2020, there is cautious excitement around PropTech, … READ MORE

COMMLOAN SOURCES UNIQUE CREDIT FACILITY FOR AN INVESTOR’S SFH PORTFOLIO

Property
50 Unit Single-Family Home Portfolio in Tucson, Arizona & Ogden, Utah

Opportunity
A private investor had a $6MM portfolio of single-family home properties located throughout Ogden, Utah and Tucson, Arizona. The investor was looking for a credit facility with the flexibility to draw funds as additional investment opportunities are uncovered, which require immediate cash payments.

Solution
CommLoan was able to … READ MORE

Big Changes (and Opportunities) for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Multifamily Heading into the New Year

The two GSE’s (government sponsored entities) have historically been one of the major capital sources for multifamily finance in the United States. Since being taken under conservatorship in 2008, both FNMA and FHLMC have been regulated by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) – the governing agency that determines the annual lending capacities of both. If you’re an investor or other … READ MORE

COMMLOAN’S APPROACH PROVIDES INVESTOR CERTAINTY DURING AGENCY PULL-BACK

Property
Multifamily in Phoenix, Arizona

Opportunity
CommLoan was working with a multifamily syndicator on the acquisition financing for a property lease up. The investor preferred permanent financing rather than bridge, which required a T-1 waiver from the potential lender. Due to the agency pull-back in August, waivers were not being granted on these types of deals for that period.

Solution
CommLoan was … READ MORE

Fannie, Freddie New Lending Caps Turned the “Spigot Back On”

Original Article: October 31, 2019 GlobeSt.com

Experts on the finance panel at GlobeSt Apartments said the new Fannie/Freddie caps revived certainty in the agencies.

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announced new lending caps last month. Starting October 1, the agencies have new caps of $100 billion for each agency. At the GlobeSt Apartments conference … READ MORE

COMMLOAN SECURES FINANCING THROUGH SAME LENDER WHO TURNED DOWN SPONSOR DIRECTLY

Property
Single Family Home Portfolio in Phoenix, Arizona

Opportunity
The sponsor originally went directly to their bank requesting to refinance their SFH portfolio. Even though the sponsor had an existing banking relationship, the sponsor was unsuccessful in getting their refinance approved. The sponsor heard about CommLoan from a broker contact and decided to give us a try.

Solution
Utilizing the platform … READ MORE

Leverage Technology to Deliver a Better User Experience

The wheel was invented around 5,000 years ago, but it was another 4,900 or so years before the first mass-produced automobile rolled off the line. Humans flew to the moon 66 years after that. Twenty-two years later the World Wide Web came online and just six years after that, the first social network was born. One of the key features of the Digital Age – … READ MORE

COMMLOAN HELPS INVESTOR SECURE FLEXIBLE OPTIONS

Multifamily in Phoenix, Arizona

Opportunity
The sponsors had worked with CommLoan in obtaining the bridge financing for the acquisition and the rehab for the property. The rehab was just completed, and the sponsors were unsure if they wanted to sell or refinance the property based on the current market conditions.

Solution
CommLoan was able to recapitalize resulting in $250,000+ cash back to the … READ MORE