Don King

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Multifamily Industry Sees Surge of Liquidity

Experts say it’s an attractive environment for both lenders and borrowers. More

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Multifamily Lenders Highlight Challenges During Coronavirus Crisis

On-the-ground issues may keep liquidity from flowing into the market. More

Multifamily Lending Outlook Remains Positive

Strong industry fundamentals and favorable interest rates anticipated for second... More

GSE Horse Race Runs Neck and Neck

As the fourth-quarter busy season gets under way, Freddie Mac has a slight underwriting advantage while Fannie Mae features a quicker turnaround. More

Agency Lenders Increasingly Cultivate Life Company Executions

Many Fannie, Freddie, and FHA lenders are now building up thier life company correspondent relationships both to offer customers more choices, and to protect themselves against the uncertainty surrounding the GSEs. More

Life Companies Win the Early Rate Lock Race

As the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury continues to stay low—and as the Federal Reserve ends its QE-2 program—the ability to lock a rate as soon as possible has become a huge competitive advantage for life insurance companies. More

Seniors Housing Consolidation Forces GSEs to Rethink Approach

The wave of consolidations in the seniors housing space over the past two years presents a problem for the GSEs, who are now thinking of tweaking their credit boxes to help drive volume. More

ARMs Get Another Look as Treasury Rises

Though the yield on the 10-year Treasury has risen about 80 basis points in the past two months, LIBOR has remained low, causing borrowers to explore adjustable-rate executions. More

GSE Rates Rise Dramatically as the Benchmark Climbs

All-in rates on 10-year loans from the GSEs have risen 60 to 70 basis points in the past six weeks, which will likely have a big impact on cap rates, and the acquisition market in general, heading into 2011. More

MetLife Leads Insurance Company Charge to Multifamily

The GSEs are beginning to hear footsteps at their back as insurance companies re-engage the market with higher leverage levels and improved pricing. More

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