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  • MBA CMF Newslink 5-4-17

    "Commercial real estate borrowing and lending started 2017 on much the same footing it ended 2016. Multifamily properties remain the key force behind overall originations trends and the GSEs continue to drive multifamily originations. Matching broader investment themes, financing backed by industria

  • MBA CMF Newslink 4-27-17

    "While greater job and income growth will be positive for U.S. real estate markets, forecasters were reluctant to upgrade real estate fundamentals or returns. New supply in the pipeline along with higher interest rates are likely keeping real estate economists cautious, but more likely realistic as

  • MBA CMF Newslink 4-20-17

    "MBA believes the original congressional intent was appropriate and should be incorporated into law so the Low Income Housing Tax Credit allocating agencies, individually or in partnership with other Housing Finance Agencys, do not provide both the tax credits and debt financing on the same multifam

  • MBA CMF Newslink 4-13-17

    "We believe some aspects of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and other statutes have made the mortgage market safer; however, in many other respects the Dodd-Frank rules have reduced the availability and affordability of mortgage credit for many American families. While

  • MBA CMF Newslink 4-6-17

    "The High-Volatility Commercial Real Estate rules are disproportionally affecting acquisition, development [and] construction lending by driving up borrowing costs and reducing credit availability. The rules also appear to be contributing to the slowdown in bank commercial real estate lending."--A j

  • MBA CMF Newslink 3-30-17

    "Because debt is 'stickier' and outstanding loan balances don't automatically adjust to changes in prices, mortgage debt outstanding remained stable. In the years since, prices bounced back and now exceed their pre-recession levels, while mortgage debt outstanding--which hadn't declined--rose at a m

  • MBA CMF Newslink 3-23-17

    "While pricing in other commercial real estate segments has stagnated due to economic uncertainty and shifts in consumer behavior, so far investors remain very active in [the multifamily] segment."--Ten-X Chief Economist Peter Muoio.

  • MBA CMF Newslink 3-16-17

    "Based on staggering exit pricing of some major creative office projects around the country, this type of value-add strategy--on this large scale--is now being considered by many local, regional and national developers, either via direct investment or joint-venture partnerships with equity partners.

  • MBA CMF Newslink 3-9-17

    "For most investor groups, commercial and multifamily mortgage delinquencies are at or near their all-time lows."--MBA Vice President of Commercial Real Estate Research Jamie Woodwell.

  • MBA CMF Newslink 3-2-17

    "We've never had a president with real estate expertise. I think you'd agree [President Donald Trump] understands what a deal looks like." --Former FHA Commissioner Brian Montgomery, currently vice-chairman of the Collingwood Group, Washington, D.C.

  • MBA CMF Newslink 2-23-17

    "Nationally, commercial real estate fundamentals and prices remain strong. That overall strength is expected to continue to support active sales and mortgage markets."--MBA Vice President of Commercial Real Estate Research Jamie Woodwell.

  • MBA CMF Newslink 2-16-17

    "The commercial real estate lending market has shown its resilience throughout the course of the year, which made for a stellar end of 2016."--CBRE Global President of Debt & Structured Finance Brian Stoffers, CMB.

  • MBA CMF Newslink 2-9-17

    "Demand for rental units is at a historic high due to demographic changes and lifestyle preferences, but increasing new supply and other factors are likely to moderate multifamily market growth in 2017."--Freddie Mac Multifamily Vice President of Research and Modeling Steve Guggenmos.

  • MBA CMF Newslink 2-2-17

    "[This paper] is intended to provide thoughtful recommendations on how to reform the GSEs while ensuring a healthy, robust secondary mortgage market emerges for both single-family and multifamily mortgages."--MBA Chairman Rodrigo Lopez, CMB, on a new MBA paper advocating GSE reform principles.

  • MBA CMF Newslink 1-26-17

    "The widely held opinion is that real estate is in the seventh inning. We disagree. We see something very different. We might be in the seventh or eighth inning from a pricing perspective, but given the market forces and attributes that currently exist, we could be in the seventh inning of a very lo

  • MBA CMF Newslink 1-19-17

    "The performance of pre-crisis [commercial mortgage-backed securities] deals differs so materially from post-crisis deals that they're really separate markets."--Brian Olasov, Executive Director of Financial Services Consulting with Carlton Fields, New York.

  • MBA CMF Newslink 1-5-17

    "Conventional wisdom says that at such high occupancy levels, hoteliers should have the leverage to implement strong price increases. However, like for much of 2016, you need to throw conventional wisdom out the window." --CBRE Hotels Senior Managing Director R. Mark Woodworth.

  • MBA C/MF NewsLink 12-22-16

    "The [interest rate increase] had been so widely telegraphed--and anticipated--that raising the Fed Funds rate alone was not likely to have a significant impact. The real news was in the Fed's expectations for more rate increases in 2017." --Mortgage Bankers Association Vice President of Commer

  • MBA C/MF NewsLink 12-15-16

    "If [community and regional banks] continue to be the volume leader in taking out maturing commercial mortgage-backed securities loans, we'll continue to see high success rates on maturing loans. But some evidence is mounting that regulatory pressures on these bank lenders is starting to bite."--Bri

  • MBA C/MF NewsLink 12-8-16

    Commercial and multifamily mortgage delinquencies were once again quite low in the third quarter because of the continued strength in the market fundamentals.--MBA Vice President of Commercial Real Estate Research Jamie Woodwell.

  • MBA C/MF NewsLink 11-17-16

    "When we look at 2017 and 2018, we expect that the momentum we've got at the end of 2016 will continue."--MBA Vice President of Commercial Real Estate Research Jamie Woodwell.

  • MBA C/MF NewsLink 11-10-16

    "Commercial real estate markets are carrying a great deal of momentum as they close out 2016. Strong property fundamentals, increasing property values and sturdy sales activity--particularly among multifamily properties--are driving borrowing and lending to record levels."--MBA Vice President of Com

  • MBA C/MF NewsLink 11-3-16

    "Rising property values, robust property fundamentals, low interest rates and a strong transaction market continue to drive potentially record-setting paces in commercial and multifamily mortgage originations."--MBA Vice President of Commercial Real Estate Research Jamie Woodwell.

  • MBA C/MF NewsLink 10-27-16

    "We focus on the goals we share and begin to realize we are stronger and better as we live, work and play together. Working together, we have the means and opportunity to advance real estate finance in America to the benefit of our industry, the economy and consumers."--2017 Mortgage Bankers Associa

  • MBA C/MF NewsLink 10-20-16

    "Multifamily mortgage borrowing and lending set a new record in 2015. Demand for mortgages was driven by strong property fundamentals, increasing property values, a robust transaction market and low interest rates." --MBA Vice President of Commercial Real Estate Research Jamie Woodwell.

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