What is Asset Management?

What is Asset Management?

Asset Management is a term that is widely used in the financial management, banking and real estate industries. Though at high-level there are a lot of similarities of the role in the different industries, there are also very unique aspects as well. In this article, I...
Capturing Equity with Multifamily Supplemental Loans

Capturing Equity with Multifamily Supplemental Loans

Unlike in residential real estate, mortgages in the commercial space are structured in various ways and often come with significant prepayment penalties if paid before maturity. These prepayment penalties can be millions of dollars and this is the reason why most...
Understanding Multifamily Loan Assumptions

Understanding Multifamily Loan Assumptions

As mentioned in previous articles, one of the greatest benefits of multifamily investing is the ability to obtain government (“agency”) backed non-recourse financing with exceptional terms. Most conventional agency debt has the added benefit of being assumable by a...
Understanding the Role of a Sponsor

Understanding the Role of a Sponsor

The term “sponsor” is synonymous with general partner (GP), syndicator, or lead when it comes to commercial real estate investing. There are various players involved in CRE transactions such as brokers, attorneys, passive investors, etc. but one of the...