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More stories about Lenders

  • Developers Migrate to FHA

    With conventional construction lenders reluctant to fund new apartment projects and take-out mortgage lenders sticking with conservative leverage levels, many market-rate developers are gravitating toward the program known as “(d)(4).”

  • Any Port in a Storm

    The top lenders aren't what they used to be.

  • DBBM Hedges Its Bets

    For Deutsche Bank, there's no shame in coming in third, especially when you're the only Top 3 lender left standing.

  • The Ins and Outs of Swaps

    For the past several years, interest-rate swaps have been widely available to affordable housing borrowers as a method to fix the interest rate on a loan.

  • How to Survive Tough Times

    The stakes are raised this year for affordable housing developers.

  • Uncertainty of Execution

    Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac lenders usually end the year with a flourish, processing deals hand over fist. But as 2008 came to a close, fewer affordable housing loans were closing.

  • A Wave of FHA Loans on the Horizon

    Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae have been saviors for the multifamily sector since the credit crisis began, but developers are increasingly turning to another agency lender.

  • Institutional Lenders Remain Locked Up

    For many institutional lenders, their balance sheets are, well, a little unbalanced right now.

  • Institutional Lenders Remain Locked Up

    For many institutional lenders, their balance sheets are, well, a little unbalanced right now.

  • PNC Up, Wachovia Down in 2008 Lender Rankings

    PNC Real Estate originated $7.2 billion in debt for the multifamily industry last year, claming the top spot on the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) annual origination rankings.