March 21, 2019

The 10-year benchmark US Treasury (US10Y) closed today at 2.53%. Rates went down to 2.55% in early January before rising back up to a 2.60%-2.70% range for most of January, February, and March. The adjustment came on the heels of Federal…

March 14, 2019

The Barry Slatt Mortgage team attended last week’s annual ICSC Monterey Conference & Deal Making event in Monterey, California. The following are our top takeaways from this year’s event. Retail continues to be a highly sought-after asset type however the…

March 7, 2019

Barry Slatt Mortgage would like to profile a correspondent lender program. The following outlines one of our most competitive Insurance Company correspondent lenders in the market. Loan amounts range from $2,000,000 – $30,000,000 Nationwide lending platform with a preference towards large…

February 28, 2019

The following are 1st quarter market trends that have been identified by Barry Slatt Mortgage. Interest rates for long-term fixed-rate loans have decreased since the end of 2018. While adjustable rate loans based on U.S. Prime and LIBOR are higher…

February 21, 2019

I have the same conversation about three times a week… “The buyer wants an 80% LTV loan with zero prepay, non-recourse.” “They NEED max cash-out, but they absolutely will not guaranty the loan.” “Get me the absolute best rate on…

February 14, 2019

The Barry Slatt Mortgage team attended this week’s 2019 Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Commercial Real Estate Finance Conference in San Diego, California. The following are our top takeaways from the annual event. The market for debt equity is very liquid and…