Items Tagged with 'Commercial mortgage'

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  • Walker & Dunlop grows lending arm by acquiring iCap Realty Advisors

    Atlanta mortgage banking firm joins Walker & Dunlop
    Already one of the nation’s largest commercial and multifamily financiers, Walker & Dunlop has its sights on more. To that end, the company announced this week that it acquired iCap Realty Advisors, a mortgage banking firm based in Atlanta, Georgia that provides debt placement solutions for all commercial real estate asset classes.
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  • MBA: Multifamily and commercial loan originations on the rise

    Going into the back half of 2018, CRE is going strong
    Commercial and multifamily investment continues to show strong momentum going into the back half of 2018. According to a report from Mortgage Bankers Association, in the second quarter, commercial and multifamily mortgage loan originations rose by 4% year-over-year and soared past the first quarter with a 32% surge in originations.
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  • MetLife and State Street shake hands to launch $2 billion CRE lending initiative

    MetLife will originate and service $2 billion in commercial mortgage loans for State Street
    MetLife Investment Management, an institutional asset management platform for MetLife and State Street Corp. inked a multi-year agreement which will allow MetLife Investment Management and its affiliates to originate and service up to $2 billion in commercial mortgage loans for State Street and its affiliates.
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  • Angel Oak grows commercial lending arm by acquiring Cherrywood Mortgage

    Cherrywood will offer wholesale small-balance commercial lending
    Back in April, Angel Oak, an investment management firm that focuses on mortgage credit and made its name providing residential mortgages that don’t fit into the Qualified Mortgage box, expanded into commercial and multifamily lending by launching Angel Oak Commercial Lending. Now, the company is about to grow that commercial lending arm.
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  • Redwood Trust shifts away from Fannie, Freddie conforming loans

    Ending purchases of GSE loans; also ceases commercial loan originations for CMBS
    Seeking to rid itself of two business segments that are dragging on the REIT’s bottom line, Redwood Trust announced recently that it will be discontinuing the acquisition and aggregation of conforming loans for sale to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and will also discontinue commercial loan originations for distribution in commercial mortgage-backed securities.
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  • Multifamily mortgage debt tops $1T in 2Q

    Commercial and multifamily mortgage debt continues rise
    The level of commercial/multifamily mortgage debt outstanding increased by $38.5 billion in the second quarter of 2015, as three of the four major investor groups increased their holdings.
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