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

By Andrew Edelstein, Categories CRE News

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

By David Luke, Categories CRE News

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”

By CommLoan Admin, Categories CRE News

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

MULTIFAMILY CONTINUES TO RULE CRE

By CommLoan Admin, Categories CRE News

Original Article: August 13, 2019 GlobeSt.com

IRVINE, CA—The multifamily sector showed the most robust growth amongst all CRE sectors—multifamily, office, industrial, retail and hotel—in the first quarter of 2019, according to Ten-X Commercial’s Multifamily Market Outlook.

The first quarter of 2019 marked the first time in five years there was a decline in the number of … Read More

COMMLOAN CLOSES $18MM IN LOANS DURING JULY, TOTALING $27.7MM IN PROPERTY VALUES

Multifamily in Buckeye

$3,900,000 Loan
Multifamily in Buckeye, AZ
Acquisition
Lender: Bank

“I worked with Mitch and David for a purchase loan of condos community, they committed to what they initially quoted to me and they got a best rate for me and also very low cost and worked … Read More

COMMLOAN CLOSES ANOTHER 1031 EXCHANGE

Multifamily in Phoenix, Arizona

Opportunity
A long-time California investor sold a property in California to acquire his first turnkey multifamily property in Phoenix. The Sponsor was using funds from a 1031 exchange and wanted to secure the best terms available at an aggressive rate, with a minimum of a 10-year maturity.

Solution
With the efficiencies of the technology platform, CommLoan was able to … Read More