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With the future of government-sponsored entities uncertain, commercial mortgage originators who count
on timely government-backed financing without having a backup plan may be putting their clients’ deals at
risk. Instead of trying to salvage a stalled deal at the last minute, savvy brokers plan ahead by having lending
alternatives such as bridge loans at the ready to close deals that otherwise might have fallen through.
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Currently in Commercial
The national apartment vacancy rate fell by 20 basis points in the first three months of 2014, ending
the quarter at 4 percent. Net absorption remained
healthy, despite dire predictions of a slowdown
in hiring and household formation because of an
unusually cold and prolonged winter. The sector
absorbed 41,881 units, the strongest figure for a
first quarter since 2011.
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Commercial Mortgage Exchange Inc.
A change is taking place in the commercial real estate
marketplace. Many investment funds around the world
are considering increasing their real estate holdings.
Today, foreign investment in the U.S. has reached a
growth level that needs to be diversified into additional
types of investments. Real estate is an investment category that provides vast opportunities and is showing
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enterPrises are still in
Fannie Mae’s multifamily division has an important
mission: financing rental housing for millions of
Americans. It keeps capital flowing to the market for
affordable rental housing, providing stability for communities and the nation. Fannie Mae had a good year in
2013, with $28.8 billion in acquisitions and $2.1 billion
in pretax earnings — one of the most successful years
in its history.
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Fannie Mae still
Be ready to deal
Do you see a
Is it a viable alternative
to government loans?
on the future