Mark Wilsmann

Life Companies Roll Out Construction-to-Perm Programs

With many banks remaining conservative and the FHA suffering from huge bottlenecks, some life insurance companies are now unveiling their construction-to-perm programs to meet developer demand and capture some long-term business. 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

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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