Applying For A Loan

CMBS Loan Application Process

Getting an Application If you are in agreement regarding the rate that was quoted to you by the CMBS Lender, the next step is for them to issue you an application. Typically, in order to be issued an application, the following additional items are needed: 3 years historical operating statements on the property Annual budget for the current year Copy of the franchise agreement and any proposed PIP (if hospitality) Purchase price (if purchase) Cost basis (i. e. purchase price + capital improvements) and loan balance (if refinance) Requested loan amount, including schedule of sources and uses Keep in mind that some of these items may be reviewed during the underwriting period rather than ...

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Fannie Mae Apartment Loan Application Process

A Fannie Mae (“Fannie Mae” or FNMA) mortgage is a loan product for apartment buildings with 5+ units. These loans can be fixed or floating and are generally non-recourse. It is a great product for various multifamily property types, including conventional apartments, affordable housing, senior housing, student housing, cooperative housing, and manufactured housing. It can also be used for mixed-use buildings where the other commercial units make up 20% or less of the gross income. Fannie Mae loans are only available for experienced multifamily investor/managers. The following are typical loan features of a Fannie Mae mortgage, but are subject to change depending on market condi...

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Freddie Mac Apartment Loan Application Process

Freddie Mac Apartment Loan OverviewA Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (“Freddie Mac” or FHLMC) mortgage is a non-recourse loan product for multifamily properties with 5+ units. These loans can be fixed, floating, or a hybrid of both, with interest-only periods available. It is for various multifamily property types, including conventional apartments, affordable housing (tax-exempt and taxable), seniors housing, student housing, cooperative housing, and manufactured housing. Freddie Mac loans are only available for experienced multifamily investor/managers. The Freddie Mac due diligence and closing process is very similar to the Fannie Mae and CMBS processes sinc...

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How to Prepare a Financial Package for a Commercial Construction Loan

Keep in mind that each Lender has it’s own specific guidelines and that commercial construction loans take quite a bit of diligence before they are approved. This is only meant to be a general list of the items you should consider preparing in advance of contacting Lenders for an investment construction loan*:Project Executive Summary, including schedule of Sources & UsesStatus of entitlements and permits (regulatory letters, if available)Resumes for Architect, General ContractorAIA bid submission, if availableFeasibility/market studyMarketing planList of all Sponsors (including spouses) with at least 10% ownership in the propertyPersonal financial statement (PFS), including a schedule...

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FHA Apartment Loan Application Process

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Division of the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) offers government-insured loans for multifamily properties with experienced (and patient! ) investor/owners. It also offers loans for healthcare facilities (i. e. hospitals and residential care facilities) as well as special needs facilities for the elderly or disabled. Although FHA apartment loans have longer closing times and higher fees than any other mainstream multifamily product, this is a strong go-to product for long-term investors with large loan requests because of the long fixed term and amortization, non-recourse structure, low interest rates, and high leverage point...

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