portland: Working Capital & Business Lines of Credit - 01/27/16 06:26 AM
Working Capital
Working capital loans are something every business needs at some point in their history but are often hard to come by.  The problem with working capital loans is generally not one of qualification but of understanding.
While there are working capital loans with low rates, think SBA and other government backed loans, these loans typically take a long time to close and often leave the business without the fast cash needed to take advantage of opportunities of solve some dire, immediate business need.
Working Capital Loans & Business Lines of Credit
Today's market is filled with companies offering working capital loans, merchant … (0 comments)

portland: The Bridge Loan with 80% LTV... Possible! - 01/19/16 06:07 AM
The Impossible Bridge Loan
It is a much sought after bridge loan but is often elusive.  A bridge loan with a loan to value ratio (LTV) of up to 80%!  While some believe it is impossible, it is not. 
The majority of bridge loans in the market today have a cap of 65% LTV.  Some lenders will go as high as 75% but only on those cherry deals in prime markets.  However, recently certain bridge lenders have had an epiphany of sorts.
With the large banks still vacant in the commercial real estate lending space, these large bridge lenders have begun to originate GSE … (0 comments)

portland: 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)

portland: Refinance Loans for Apartment Buildings & Multifamily Developments - 03/07/14 05:16 AM
Refinance Loans for Apartment Buildings & Multifamily Developments
As the markets begin to change and the opportunities to purchase distressed apartment building and multifamily developments begins to dry up, many investors are entering into phase two of their investment.  Refinancing high interests bridge loans for apartment buildings and multifamily developments.
Great rates are still available for the refinance of multifamily development and apartment building assets that have beens stabilized.  Refinancing a bridge loan or hard money loan used in the purchase and repositioning of a distressed apartment building or multifamily development into a much lowere interest rate loan with a fixed period … (0 comments)

portland: Multifamily Acquisition and Apartment Financing - Structured Finance - 12/27/13 03:44 AM
Mutlifamily acquisition and apartment financing in a structured financing vehicle is one of the few ways for sponsors and borrowers to get access to high leverage loans .. loans with LTV's above 90% and in some cases as high as 95% LTV.
In one recent example an investor provided the entire capital stack to make a multifamily acquisition financing possible.  The investor (commercial lender) provided the Senior Bridge debt, a Mezzanine Loan for interest reserves and repairs, as well as an equity investment into the LP (Limited Partnership) to complete the required equity investment for the loan portions of the multifamily acquisition … (0 comments)