Small-Loan Market Heats Up

Fannie Mae saw some stiff competition from the banking sector last year for loans of $5 million or less, and that dynamic should only grow this year. More

Construction Lenders Begin Catching the Fever

Since the start of the year, a growing number of construction debt providers have become increasingly aggressive, driving leverage levels up and spreads down. More

Small Loan Market Improves Heading into 2011

The banking sector is growing more competitive in the small loan market, as balance-sheet lenders like Chase and Sovereign start to give Fannie Mae lenders a run for thier money. More

The Top 10 Affordable Housing Lenders of 2009

Bank of America claims the leadership position on Affordable Housing Finance's exclusive Top Lenders survey, leaping over Citi Community Capital for the first time in our third annual installment. In all, 2009 was an extremely challenging year, as nine of the top 10 lenders saw declines due to the continued erosion of the low-income housing tax credit market. More

Amend, Extend, and Hope: Lenders Look to Stop the Bleeding

As apartment fundamentals continue to erode, lenders are hoping to stop the increase in multifamily delinquency rates through a variety of portfolio management efforts. More

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