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Proposed Rules Could Change Penalty Box for Life Company Lenders

Posted in Articles, Good Times for Lenders, MEAF

As commercial real estate lenders, life insurance companies have a unique approach on dealing with potential losses or loan loss reserves in their mortgage loans holdings.  Unlike bank mortgage lenders, who apply their risk based capital requirements on a loan level basis, life insurance companies use an approach that applies at the portfolio level (called… Continue Reading

Early Pay-off of a Commercial Mortgage Loan? Shhhh – here’s “why” it makes sense

Posted in Tough Times for Lenders, Workout Issues

Acceptance by commercial real estate lenders of a partial payment in full satisfaction of the loan (as a “discounted payoff” – a “DPO”), prior to the maturity of the loan, is a topic that receives little “public” attention. Here are a few reasons why we hear so little about this topic, and the challenges in… Continue Reading

No Credit Crisis Relief From Life Insurance Companies: 2010 Allocations For Commerical Mortgage Loans Actually May Be Smaller Than Announced

Posted in Good Times for Lenders, Market Trends

Some people point to this as a positive point on the credit crisis trend line: Life company commitment to commercial mortgage lending remains strong Generally, life companies generally have NOT decreased their commercial mortgage origination allocations for 2010 (when compared to 2009) Question: is it correct to say that, at least for commercial mortgage credit… Continue Reading