Blake Janover is the Founder & CEO of Janover Ventures LLC; a real estate advisory firm focused on capital markets as well as digital and technology. He has more than 15 years experience in commercial real estate and has closed and underwritten over $1 billion in transactions. He is also the owner of www.hud.loans, www.multifamily.loans, www.commercialrealestate.loans and similar brands.
[Expert commentary] Multifamily investors have lots of options when it comes to finding financing for projects in the $1 million to $6 million range. But which is the best option? Our multifamily insider breaks down the options to help you make sense of a complicated market.
[Expert commentary] When it comes to debt, everyone seems to be eating from the same basic food groups. Banks, commercial mortgage-backed securities and big balance sheets dominate the market. If you're a multifamily investor, there’s also Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. But most folks are really missing the most important and liquid debt products out there.
Brickman takes to helm of one of the largest mortgage companies in the U.S. today, and while times at the government-sponsored enterprise are filled with uncertainty, Brickman sees nothing but excitement for the future of Freddie Mac.
When buying a home, many Americans consider a 20% down payment to be the norm, the ideal amount of money to put down to get a conventional mortgage with no private mortgage insurance and to keep monthly payments reasonably affordable.