Commercial

A strong rush of activity during the second quarter helped fuel the overall total of commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) loans closed in the first half of 2017
A strong rush of activity during the second quarter helped fuel the overall total of commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) loans closed in the first half of 2017, according to data released by Trepp LLC.   In a new report, Trepp noted that “2017 initially began at a sluggish pace after... Keep Reading....
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) is predicting a stable near-term commercial real estate environment, according to its latest quarterly forecast for this sector.   NAR foresees office vacancy rates dropping by 1.1 percent to 12.1 percent over the coming year, while the vacancy rate for... more
Silver Hill Funding, a division of Bayview Loan Servicing LLC, has announced that they will now offer 80 percent loan-to-value (LTV) financing on small-balance commercial mortgages
Silver Hill Funding, a division of Bayview Loan Servicing LLC, has announced that they will now offer 80 percent loan-to-value (LTV) financing on small-balance commercial mortgages from $250,000 to $2 million.   With this new program update, business owners and investors can qualify for 80 percent... more
Commercial and multifamily mortgage originations saw a 20 percent spike between the third and the fourth quarters of 2016, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Quarterly Survey of Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Bankers Originations. However, fourth quarter originations were down... more
LRES has announced that Paul Bush has been promoted to its vice president of technology
LRES has announced that Paul Bush has been promoted to its vice president of technology. In this role, Bush will strategize the future direction of LRES’ proprietary technology, as well as implement and maintain its current systems. He is also responsible for driving growth by delivering secure... more