FHA Bombshell: We're Tightening Our Underwriting
The FHA has become the most prolific and popular construction debt source since the advent of the credit crunch.
All Eyes Ahead
There was blood in the streets last year. More than 130 banks failed in 2009.
Grandbridge Amplifies Multifamily Debt Platform
Grandbridge Real Estate Capital continues to expand its multifamily operations, both in terms of people and products.
From his Memphis, Tenn., office, Simon Wadsworth conjures the Oracle of Omaha when assessing the current environment.
For the struggling CMBS industry, the medicine may be just as bad as the disease.
Reaching Their Limits
AS THE GOVERNMENT-SPONSORED enterprises (GSEs) continue to dominate the multifamily lending arena, many institutional lenders are shying away from new originations.
IT'S GETTING MORE DIFFICULT to find small loans these days.
Same as it Ever Was
SLOW AND STEADY WINS the race, according to Aesop, and nowhere is that more evident than the Federal Housing Administration (FHA).
KEVIN LARAMIER IS THE director of student housing for Birmingham, Mich.-based brokerage firm Hendricks and Partners.
Mezz Grows Costly
AS BANKS AND OTHER institutional lenders scale back their balance-sheet lending appetite, it’s getting harder to find mezzanine financing.