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From Our Editorial Team

1ST SERVICE SOLUTIONS WITH CMBS LOANS

By CommLoan Admin,

CommLoan had the opportunity to catch up with Founder and CEO of 1st Service Solutions, Ann Hambly. After spending 30 years of her career in servicing for commercial real estate, it became very clear that help was needed to maneuver through the simplest of requests on CMBS loans due to the very structure of CMBS. She … READ MORE

Enjoying the Limelight, Mitch Ginsberg Talks About Changes in Consumer Behavior

By CommLoan Admin,

The media spotlight was shining bright on CommLoan in recent days. Mitch Ginsberg, CEO, spoke on a panel for business leadership and innovation at the Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix, was featured in the “Trendsetters” section of AZ RE Magazine, interviewed with Fox Radio’s “Money Line with Eric Lay” and was a guest on Money … READ MORE

Preliminary Numbers for First Quarter of 2017 Indicate Opportunities in Commercial Real Estate

By CommLoan Admin,

CommLoan examines deal-activity vs. transaction volume trends First-quarter of 2017 saw an 18% decrease in transaction volume, which came in at a grand total of $94.8 billion, according to data from Real Capital Analytics (RCA), a New York City-based research firm. According to that same report, portfolio deals fell by 38 percent year-over-year, while single-asset … READ MORE

CommLoan’s Eric Little Makes Big Splash at AREAA’s 2017 Global Luxury Summit

By CommLoan Admin,

AARAA’s Global Update Focused on Key Trends in Commercial Real Estate On Friday, April 21st, CommLoan’s Vice President of National Business Development, Eric Little, spoke about the changes and trends that are shaping commercial real estate at the AREAA (Asian Real Estate Association of America) Global Luxury Summit in Miami, Florida. This was the first … READ MORE

CommLoan CEO discusses digital marketplaces with AZ TV’s Catherine Anaya

By CommLoan Admin,

Mitch Ginsberg featured on “Tech Tuesday” segment On Tuesday, April 4th, CommLoan’s CEO Mitch Ginsberg was featured on AZ TV’s Tech Tuesday, discussing how digital marketplaces are changing and shaping consumer behavior. In his interview with Daily Mix anchor Catherine Anaya, Mitch described how the dotcom boom of the 1990s was the seed of the … READ MORE

Talks of Change in Regulations in Appraisals May Impact Lending

By CommLoan Admin,

In a recent Bloomberg article, reporter Jesse Hamilton, addressed a major issue that could impact lending practices should it pass legislature. According to the article, regulators are discussing increasing the threshold for requiring appraisals on commercial property to $400,000, from the current $250,000. According to Bloomberg’s sources, President Donald Trump’s aggressive moves to knock down … READ MORE

FED RAISES RATES, HOW WILL COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE LENDING BE IMPACTED? * *DON’T JUST WATCH THE RATES, WARNS COMMLOAN’S CEO BUT FOCUS ON WHERE THE ECONOMY IS HEADING

By CommLoan Admin,

The March 16th Wall Street Journal’s cover story focused on the Federal Reserve’s announcement on raising short-term interest rates and the prospect of lifting them even further through this year, moving the central bank into a new, more aggressive phase of draining easy money from the financial system as the economy improves. This is not … READ MORE

Multifamily Projects Face Harder Time Funding – CommLoan Offers Solution

By Hunter Marina Stolworthy,

The Wall Street Journal reported in a February 21st article that large banks are stepping back from new multifamily funding projects in light of the cooling apartment market and a perceived oversupply of new units. Quoting real estate research firm Axiometrics Inc., the report noted that the number of new multifamily units is set to hit a 30-year high … READ MORE