new york: Bridge Loan Success - A Bridge To Far? Not This Time! - 02/09/16 01:23 AM
This is a Bridge Loan Success. This borrower had a real struggle.  He had invested tons of money in his project, capital was drying up and he needed a quick solution, here's how it all went down.
A Bridge (loan) to Far? Not this Time!
Everyone knows the old WWII story about the raid led by the British to try and gain a foothold in Europe and break the German supply lines.  The raid, dubbed Operation Market Garden, was doomed from the start.  Poor planning, a lack of experience by the planners and imporoper insight into the resources needed to accomplish the … (0 comments)

new york: Multifamily Residential Financing in 2016 - 01/12/16 12:27 AM
Multifamily Residential Financing
It's a new year and the market for multifamily residential is hot.  Yardi reports in the Yardi Multifamily Rents Matrix for 2016 that multifamily rents in 2015 grew by 6.4%!  This is good news for the industry.  This equates to a 190 basis point increase over 2014 numbers and crushes the long-term average of 2.8%.
So how will this affect multifamily residential financing, we think the answer is; positively!  Interest rates are still very low, hovering around 4%.  We are starting to see LTV's creep up as continued rising rents take pressure off of risk.
Multifamily residential financing for refinance to a … (0 comments)

new york: Gas Station Finance - Portfolio Purchase - 11/12/15 08:42 AM
Gas Station Financing
The toughest loan on the market today is a loan for a gas station convenience store.  Most investors end up relegated to the small bank, SBA cycle where they are both limited in scope and breadth of the amount of financing they can receive.
However there is an alternative, especially for those seeking gas station finance for the acquisition or repositioning of a portfolio of stations.  Through a special arrangement with an entrepreneurial finance partner, Dividend America Commercial Lending has rolled out a new gas station c-store finance program.
Focused on portfolio, roll-up and consolidation programs, Dividend America is able to provide … (0 comments)

new york: Hotel Loans - 09/04/15 03:59 AM
Need Hotel Financing? Hotel Loans
Hotel loans for all types of projects are available with fairly simple terms.  With 80% LTV (loan to value) hotel loans, investor get the most aggressive loan terms with amortizations of up to 30 years and rates below 6% in most cases.
Today, hotel loans are available for acquisition, for refinance ... even with cash out to perform a PIP ... or, beilieve it or not, for construction.  As mentioned above, acquisition loans can go as high as 80% LTV and with some of our equity parnters deals can be structured as high as 90% with strong deals … (0 comments)

new york: Commercial Loans - Multifamily - 09/01/15 12:26 PM

Commercial Loans for Multifamily Housing and Apartment Buildings
Commercial loans for multifamily housing and apartment buildings are becoming more prevalent and easier to qualify for as the housing market tightens and rents continue to rise.  Recent trend data still shows a housing shortage and tight residential lending criteria continue to force more of the population into rental units.
Recent changes from Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae have opened up commercial loans in the small balance loan category for multifamily and apartment communities.  From bridge loans to standard conventional commercial loans, commercial real estate investors are finding the door to commercial loans for multifamily and apartments is getting easier.
Commercial … (0 comments)

new york: Bridge Loan - Multifamily Financing Facts - 08/24/15 03:46 AM
Bridge Loan Facts - Multifamily Financing
The bridge loan facts are the bridge loan facts and the fact is that in order to buy unstabilized apartment complexes or to buy down debt on a multifamily development you have to use a bridge loan.  We hear all the stories about brokers telling borrowers that they can get 7% bridge loan rates, 6% bridge loan rates and now even 5% rates that are interest only with up to 80% LTV to purchase distressed assets or to buy out their debt at a discount.
The simple truth is that in most cases these are lies told by brokers … (0 comments)

new york: Bridge Loans for Acquisitions and Rehabiliation - 06/22/15 07:51 AM
Bridge Loans - Acquisitions & Rehabilitation Funding
Bridge loans for the acquisition and rehabilitation of commercial or multifamily residential real estate is a fairly simple process when the correct funding partners are involved.  Understanding the intricacies of how to present the bridge loan opportunity to the bride loan lender is key to funding success.
Popular bridge loan products in today's market include commercial loans for office building acquisition and repositioning as well as loans for apartment buildings and multifamily residential building acquisition and repositioning.
The most successful projects with the highest loan to value ratios in today's market are for multifamily projects.  … (0 comments)

new york: Multifamily Financing with Low Interest Rates - 04/24/15 03:15 AM
Multifamily Financing
Multifamily financing and low interest rates are here, but they are not here to stay.  Today interest rates in multifamily financing and apartment loans can be as low as 2.99% on loans with amortizations as long as 25 years!  These phenomenal rates are here now, but they won't be for long.
Savvy investors are completing rate and term refinances to obtain the lowest rates.  Even more experienced investors are completing cash out refinances of their multifamily financing and apartment loans to receive rates in the high 3% to low 4% range.  Imagine the cash flow that is created from converting a … (0 comments)

new york: Apartment Building Loans and Apartment Complex Lending - 05/28/14 03:48 AM
Apartment Building Loans and Apartment Complex Lending are generally simpler forms of financing than loans for multifamily developments.  The buyers of apartment buildings and smaller apartment complexes (less than 150 doors/units) don't need complex structured financing.
The borrowers that need Apartment Building Loans and Apartment Complex Lending are typically small investors who have similar properties or may even own multiple single family residential investments and are ready to move into more efficient types of real estate investments.
Apartment Building Loans and Apartment Complex Lending typically are loans from $250,000 to about $2,500,000 and often the properties would be considered B or C … (0 comments)

new york: Commercial Lending - Structured Finance & Business Growth Capital - 05/27/14 11:30 AM
For growing businesses, business expansions and even business acquisitions one simple fact remains true .. in order to grow, one must have capital.  Commercial Lending - Structured Finance & Business Growth Capital - are all forms of capitl that are readily available through Dividend America's unique commercial lending platform.
As an origination, processing and pre-underwriting platform for multiple sources of commercial capital and growth capital for businesses, DACL has the abilit to bring commercial lending with structured financing that make sense and helps businesses seeking growth through roll-up and/or acquisition strategies. 
Need capital for expansion into other markets, to build … (0 comments)

new york: 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)

new york: Bridge Loans for Distressed Commercial Real Estate - 04/24/14 11:58 AM
Bridge Loans for Distressed Commercial Real Estate are available for many different types of commercial real estate assets in major markets around the nation.  In New York City, New Jersey, Boston, Baltimore and othe major markets in the Northeast, bridge loans for distressed commercial real estate can be difficult to obtain.
There are a few funds that are very active in the Northeast and that are providing funding for distressed commercial real estate assets.  Distressed multifamily is a very hot category of bridge loan financing for some of these funding entities.  However, other distressed commercial real estate assets like retail, shopping … (0 comments)

new york: Multifamily Financing - Refinance and Cash Out - 02/06/14 04:39 AM
Multifamily Financing for refinance and cash out loans help investors get back equity from their properties and give them the opportunity to purchase and acquire new multifamily and apartment assets.  Multifamily financing for refinance and cash out is easiest when the multifamily development or apartment complex is stabilized, but loans are still available even if a multifamily community or apartment complex is not stabilized.
Refinancing a multifamily property or apartment building or apartment complex to pull cash out of the equity in the property is becoming a very popular multifamily financing strategy.  Simply leveraging that equity to reposition a multifamily asset … (0 comments)

new york: Take the Money! NOW! - If you are borrower, stop lingering and say yes - 08/23/13 10:00 AM
If you are a borrower and you are lingering, stop! and say yes to your lender.  While this advice applies to both residential borrowers and those seeking commercial funding alike, I am focusing on the commercial borrower here.  
Commercial lending is getting ready to tighten again.  There are many economic signs that point to this.  Recent articles in the wall street journal (including this video from today: ) suggest that economic data is not turning out the way many economist had predicted by this stage in the recovery.
Furthermore, many are starting to question the recovery altogether.  This does … (0 comments)

new york: Peer to Peer Lending - A strategy that might be right for the times - 08/07/13 01:02 AM
Peer to Peer lending is a strategy that might be right for the times.  Today, borrowers struggle to find underwriters that understand their bubsiness.  More importantly, businesses struggle to find underwriters that understand they way that the business has attempted to mitigate the risk of lending in order to get the underwriter to say yes!
Enter Peer to Peer lending.  Most people think of Peer to Peer lending as small loans for busines or personal use.  While that view is correct for the most part and has been cemented by sitles like and, these sites only lend small amounts … (0 comments)

new york: Multifamily Financing and Apartment Financing - Fannie-DUS Alterantive - 12/03/12 04:30 AM
Multifamily Financing and Apartment Financing is available through government programs but a Fannie-DUS Alternative has been needed for some time.  Most investors don't realize it, but one has existed and for a while and it is right under their noses.
While most commercial investors involved in multifamily and apartment investing believe that using a Fannie Mae multifamily financing program is best they would love to do what many larger firms do and take their portfolio to the big, national life insurance companies to get low rates and long-term mutlifamily financing and apartment loans.
Now, those low interest rate, long term loans … (0 comments)

new york: Note Purchase Financing - Multifamily, Commercial/Retail, Office - 08/31/12 01:24 AM
100% Note Purchase Financing Program: Multifamily Developments, Apartment Communities, Commercial & Retail Shopping Centers and Office Buildings and Office Complexes.
With No upfront fees, National coverage and Zero cash down for qualified transactions we can provide the JV (Joint Venture) capital investors need to buy their own notes or to purchase non-performing notes to take down commercial real estate investment property at historically low prices. Ceck out our web site for details!
Transactions starting at $1,000,000 and can go up to $60,000,000.  We provide funding for note purchase financing for Multifamily, Apartments, Commercial Retail Centers, Office Buildings and Office Complexes.  We love high-rise office … (0 comments)