Tag: <span>commercial</span>

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LOW INTEREST RATES SPUR MORE REFINANCING ACTIVITY

  Today’s post is written by Michael Green, Commercial Loan Originator for Counsel Mortgage Group, LLC. Even more favorable rates have unleashed a fresh wave of refinancing activity during H2-19. Borrowers have been enjoying a low interest rate environment for some time. Yet the Fed’s last 3 rate cuts in H2-19 have stoked a surge...

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COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE (CRE) FINANCING & FED POLICY

Today’s post is written by Michael Green, Commercial Loan Originator for Counsel Mortgage Group, LLC. The Federal Reserve’s recent interest rate cuts have sent a surge of excitement through the commercial real estate (CRE) market. Fed influenced rates have returned to 2018 lows, however, the Fed’s interest rate reductions have little to do with conventional...

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COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE LENDING UPDATE

By Michael Green Commercial real estate (CRE) lending increased for the 5th consecutive year in the U.S. finishing out a strong 4th quarter.  The increase was spread across all types of lenders and property segments. About ½ of the closings were for acquisitions, significant in light of the bulge in refinances coming due in the...