multifamily finance: Multifamily Financing and Apartment Loan Lenders - 06/04/15 07:48 AM
Multifamily Financing for Apartment Buildings and Apartment Complexes
Multifamily financing and apartment loans are confusing terms and many commercial real estate investors don't understand the difference between the two terms.  The dirty little secret is this... there is really  no difference!
If there is no difference between the basic apartment loan and standard multifamily financing then why do the two terms exist.  The terms exist because many real estate investors 'self-identify' in certain ways and multifamily financing and apartment loan lenders want to capture all those investors in need of a loan.
In general, those commercial real estate investors that invest in large and … (0 comments)

multifamily finance: Multifamily Financing - The Slow No or A Quick Yes - How To Refinance - 06/02/15 07:05 AM
Multifamily Financing Do's & Don'ts of Refinance
Multifamily financing today is a hot commodity and it has gotten even hotter recently with the addition of certain programs that allow for the refinancing at rates as low as 2.875%!  But many refinances will fail for lack of knowledge or lack of preparation.
What should a real estate investor do when considering refinancing an apartment loan or multifamily financing?  The first step is understanding today's underwriter and the mentality that goes into the underwriting process.  No longer is it enough for the numbers to work... today's underwriters are looking for good partners.
Here is an excerpt from a recent underwriter guideline … (0 comments)

multifamily finance: Multifamily Finance - 2.99% and Cash Out - 05/11/15 02:46 AM
Multifamily Finance with rates as low as 2.99% and with available options to pull cash out during the refinance of stabilized multifamily assets is a reality in this competitive multifamily finance environment.  With rates as low as 2.99% refinance of you multifamily finance loan may be a great way to increase cash flows drastically.
Proper Multifamily Finance Increase Cash Flow
A refinance of existing multifamily debt using the correct multifamily finance strategy can net an investor thosands of dollars per year in cash flow.  A 2-3% decrease in the interest rate creates such huge monthly savings and cash low increases that it makes … (0 comments)

multifamily finance: Multifamily Financing - High Leverage 90% - 03/18/15 09:53 AM
Multifamily Financing - High Leverage
Multifamily financing with high leverage has been a challenge for many investors to obtain.  With new programs and very competitive multifamily financing market new programs are coming available that help real estate investors purchasing large multifamily projects obtain the high leverage they have been seeking.
Obtaining multifamily financing with high leverage, up to 90% LTV (CLTV), can be achieved with when the sponsor can prove they DO have the 10% equity required.  Many think that leverage this high for multifamily financing would have high interest rates, in fact, the opposite is true.  Using structured finance strategies … (0 comments)

multifamily finance: Multifamily Financing- Apartment Lending & Multifamily Acquisition - 05/27/14 09:23 AM
Multifamily Financing- Apartment Lending & Multifamily Acquisition:  Multifamily financing today is loosening in two destinct sectors; Apartment Lending and Multifamilly Acquisitions.
Apartment Lending encompasses loans for smaller complexes and apartment buildings.  These are smaller loans in the $500,000 to $2,000,000 range.  This sector of the commerical finance market has seen explosive growth recently.
Bridge loans for Apartment Lending have virtually doubled and interest rates are dropping from their highs of 15% with hard money style loans down to more reasonable 12% rates with some lenders even dipping down to th 10% interest rate level.
Loans for apartment buildings and apartment complexes … (0 comments)