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Learning the Basics of Multifamily Bridge Loans

In many cases, the amounts of money involved in many areas of commercial real estate are large enough to necessitate additional financing not commonly found in other areas of the industry. A good example is the multifamily bridge loan. This is a loan that brings immediate financing and offers the chance for a quick closing while the borrower waits for a longer-term solution to become available.

At Bonneville Multifamily Capital, we offer multifamily bridge loans ranging up to […]

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4 Common Refinancing Mistakes to Avoid in Multifamily

At Bonneville Multifamily Capital, refinancing a multifamily real estate loan is one of our specialties. We’re here to help find you the perfect multifamily lender for your refinance, and put you in a position to open up significant financial flexibility.

Refinancing can be a great way to open a few things up, but if you make the wrong choices during it, it can also be a way to complicate your finances even further. Let’s look at a few of […]

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Is My Credit Score Important for a Commercial Multifamily Loan?

The short answer is YES. While the financial performance of the underlying asset takes precedence, the credit and financial strength of the sponsor is also underwritten.

In any loan application situation, whether it’s a standard home loan, a multifamily commercial loan or any other type for that matter, your credit score is an important consideration for lenders. It can define which loans you’re eligible for, plus the rates and other benefits for which you qualify.

Obviously, a high credit […]

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Understanding the 2 kinds of MIP in FHA Commercial Mortgages

If you have ever financed a residential property with an FHA loan, you know what the PMI is. If not, PMI stands for (Private Mortgage Insurance). Like most insurance policies, PMI has a monthly premium that is collected by the insurer. Mortgage insurance assures the lender (investor) will be repaid the money the lend out.

FHA loans are backed by the full faith and credit of the federal government. However, FHA is not the lender; they are the insurer. Because […]

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3 Reasons to Refinance Your Multifamily Property Now

Debt is an integral part of real estate for most investors. There are a myriad of different strategies and schools of thought regarding debt and real estate. The purpose of this post is not to offer ideas on which approach is best, but to simply to offer 3 compelling considerations as to why it makes sense to take a hard look at your existing debt on your commercial multifamily real estate.

1. Interest Rates are Still Low, But on […]

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Understanding BSPRA on an FHA 221(d)(4) Loan

Raising equity in any real estate deal is a hurdle that must be successfully navigated to find success. Equity investors make many real estate deals possible when the equity requirements exceed the sponsors capabilities or risk tolerances. Conversely, increasing leverage means using less “raised equity” so the sponsor retains more profit and ownership.

Accessing the highest leverage percentages in the industry is very attractive to developers, because they want to preserve cash for their next project. This is usually one […]

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What You Need to Know About Debt Service Coverage Ratios

Debt Service Coverage Ratio (DSCR) is an important constraint to understand when determining the leverage of your commercial multifamily loan.  In fact, it is likely the first thing that your lender will look at when determining your loan amount.  

What is the DSCR?  

Debt Service Coverage Ratio represents the amount of cash flow you have left over after expenses divided by your debt payments on the property. This is calculated on an annual basis.  Simply put, the […]

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3 Documents That Every Real Estate Investor Needs On-Demand

“You only have one chance to make a first impression…” You’ve heard it a hundred times, yet how many times have you spent time perfecting your first impression? As a direct lender, I interact with hundreds of new real estate investors looking to make the jump from residential multifamily properties to commercial multifamily properties. I can tell you that in many cases, the Personal Financial Statements, (PFS) lack quality and appearance, both of which can be easily improved […]

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My Appearance as the featured Guest on The Real Estate Guys Radio Show Podcast

For years I’ve listened to Robert Helms and Russell Gray, the promulgators of the The Real Estate Guys Radio Show Podcast. It is, and has been the #1 downloaded podcast on real estate investing for quite some time now. They have built a large following of thousands of listeners by focusing their content on high quality real estate investing education.
They have had so many amazing guests over the years which have included Robert Kiyosaki, Steve Forbes, Donald Trump, Peter […]

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What is MIP in HUD Multifamily Loans?

Mortgage Insurance Premium, commonly referred to and abbreviated as MIP, is something unique to FHA Multifamily loans. The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) is a division within the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The purpose of the FHA is to provide mortgage insurance on loans made by FHA-approved lenders throughout the United States.

FHA insures both single family and multifamily properties. In the multifamily commercial world these loans are commonly referred to as HUD loans. Technically, HUD is […]