Category Archives: real estate finance intermediary

  1. A Few Good Banks: The TRUTH about the DIFFICULTY in finding the right banking partner for your commercial real estate transaction?

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    By Duke Dennis YOU CAN’T HANDLE THE TRUTH! If you are a developer, buyer, builder or, investor who prefers working directly with a bank, as opposed to using a finance intermediary, let me ask you a question…on your last purchase/development/re-development/refinance how many banks did you

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  2. Help Me, Help YOU! By Hiring an Exclusive Finance Intermediary

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    By Duke Dennis When you need to design a building, you hire an architect for your design.  When you need legal representation, you hire a lawyer to argue your case.  When you NEED capital for a real estate project, you hire Metropolitan Capital Advisors (MCA). 

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  3. Cap Rates Not Responding to Interest Rate Increases

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    On June 13th, the Federal Reserve pulled the trigger on another 25-basis point rate hike to 1.75% from 1.50% for the Fed Funds Rate. The result is higher short-term interest rates on most commercial loans. This was widely expected and is part of the Federal

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  4. Working with & Executing Deals Utilizing New Market Tax Credits

    By Andrew Hanzl Working on complex transactions with unique capital structures is nothing new for the team at MCA. In fact, our ability to understand and execute tough deals is how we differentiate ourselves from other Commercial Real Estate Financiers. Today’s topic, New Market Tax

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  5. Not All Bridge Lenders are Created Equal: 4 Major Considerations

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    — By Sunny Sajnani Bridge loans in the commercial real estate space are typically defined as short-term credit facilities used for the purpose of financing the acquisition (or refinance) of an existing property with a specific, value-add business plan in order to reach stabilization. During

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  6. Financing Condominium Developments without Pre-Sales

    By: Justin Laub Welcome to another addition of what we term “Difficult-But-Doable” Commercial Real Estate Loans! Now, lay readers may already be heading for the exits after reading that line – but for the commercial real estate professionals who decided to stay: sit back, get

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