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  • Constructive Terms

    Structuring a construction loan can be a tricky proposition, with developers wading through a sea of legal language fraught with potential pitfalls and hidden costs.

  • Freddie Shuffles the Deck

    Freddie Mac has kicked off 2007 with a reorganization of its multifamily division, hoping to make both its conventional and affordable housing divisions more competitive and customer-focused.

  • Fannie Mae Revamps DUS Guide

    Oct. 12—Fannie Mae has released its new Delegated Underwriting and Servicing (DUS) guide, an overhaul of the guidelines by which their network of affiliated lenders make loans.

  • Back in the Game?

    As the dust of its accounting scandal settles, Fannie Mae heads into the new year hoping to bolster its lagging multifamily division through process improvements and new product design.

  • Help Your Remodeling Customers Find Financing

    The remodeling business is largely a service business: The companies that give customers the best service tend to get the best referrals. But to deliver truly superlative service, you've got to have all the cards — and in today's competitive market your trump card may be the ability to arrange...

  • Ready, Set, Lend!

    With GSEs aiming to match aggressive Wall Street conduits amid slower borrowing activity, pricing and underwriting may become even more liberal.

  • Lenders winning FHA MIP battle

    The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) has taken up a fight to keep the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) from damaging one of its most popular financing vehicles for multifamily housing.

  • Construction loan tips

    Loan negotiation is a critical component that, properly carried out, protects the borrower and the lender as well as helps ensure a good relationship.

  • FHA loans decline, changes ahead

    eral Housing Administration (FHA)-insured multifamily loan firm commitments dropped 25% from $7.3 billion in fiscal year 2004 to $5.5 billion in fiscal year 2005, which ended Sept. 30, 2005.

  • New England Update