Many Times, You Get What You Pay For…

As a professional in the field of lending, I often chuckle at those who make application for loans totaling millions of dollars who then argue the smallest of fees.  Many times we are dealing with sponsors or borrowers who have paid brokers large sums of money  to represent them, only to balk at the lenders request for a deposit for third-party fees.

Most of the times this happens with bridge loans.  As an example, our bridge lending client’s provide up ...

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Commercial Bridge Loan Success Strategy

Commercial bridge loan financing is easy to obtain for the right types of projects that include a focus on a solid turnaround plan or exit strategy. Many commercial real estate investors and professionals find great deals, are adept at negotiating an aggressive price, and are able to develop a viable plan for rehabilitating and re-positioning a project. Unfortunately, many stop there and fail to find funding because they don’t have an effective or believable plan for stabilization.

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Bridge Loan to Perm Financing

Bridge Loan and Permanent Financing – How does it work?

Bridge loan to perm financing was a huge strategy back in the heyday of commercial lending and the fast paced economy in the early 2000’s, however the economic collapse saw this lending strategy fade away.  With a resurgence of capital in the commercial lending and multifamily residential finance arena.

A bridge loan can be used to close on a property quickly and take advantage of a distress seller situation or ...

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Hospitality Financing – The Hotel Loan

Hospitality Financing

Hospitality Financing for hotels in 2015 was tough to say the least.  However, with continued improvement in employment data loans for hotels and motels should come back fairly rapidly.  In general, unlike a hotel loan, hospitality financing for restaurants will remain stagnant save those loans in the working capital category.

The Hotel Loan

One category of hospitality financing that will be especially hot in the coming year is the hotel loan.  Hotels in the select service category, those properties with ...

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Multifamily Finance – Lower Interest Rate Refinance

Multifamily Finance – Refinance into Lower Rates

It’s really very simple.  There are several new products available on the market today that allow apartment building owners and multifamily development asset managers to refinance their multifamily loan into much lower rate financing facilities.

Small balance multifamily loans, those commercial loans from $1 million to $5 million will find the most aggressive rate and term programs.  With rates reaching below 3% in some cases and almost always below 4%, even with ...

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The Ultimate Apartment Loan

An Apartment Loan for Small Balance Loans

The ultimate in apartment loan for small balance loans is the Enterprise Funding Program.   This program accesses the lowest rate product on the market for apartment loans with rates that dip below 4%, and go as low as 2.875% in some cases!

Apartment loans for small balance loans, whether for refinance or acquisition, virtually disappeared with the collapse of the CMBS market.  Today an apartment loan for small balance loans, those loans from $1 million ...

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Net Lease, Sale-Leaseback and Build-to-Suit

Sale-Leaseback, Net Lease, Build-to-Suit – Investment Strategy

DACL seeks to identify investment opportunities in the net lease, sale-leaseback, and build-to-suit real estate markets that have strong prospects for attractive risk-adjusted returns over time and across a variety of market conditions and economic cycles.  Targeted acquisitions of undervalued and operationally significant assets leased to or guaranteed by investment grade tenants and other high credit quality tenants on a long-term basis are preferred.

  • Investing in Build-to-Suit transactions
  • Focus on acquiring mission-critical and operationally significant ...
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Funeral Home Financing

Financing for Funeral Home Businesses

Financing for funeral home businesses are easy to get approval for when the funeral home business knows the right source to contact and when the financing being sought is for growth of the funeral home business.  Funeral home business loans can be obtained for a variety reasons but they mainly fall into three specific categories.

Funeral Home Financing – Refinance

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Commercial Loan Refinance – Cash Out for Rehab or Purchase

Commercial loan refinance with cash out is becoming the preferred method for rehabilitation projects or for the funding to purchase additional commercial properties.  Whether the property is multifamily, retail/shopping center or office building, using a commercial loan refinance to pull cash out is becoming the preferred method of obtaining capital for expansion of real estate portfolios.

Slight economic improvement is causing upward pressure on ...

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