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…

January 24, 2019

The 10-year benchmark US Treasury (US10Y) closed today at 2.714%. Rates have dropped as low as 2.55% in January, returning to similar rates as we saw in January and February of 2018. Q4 of 2018 saw the US10Y rise to its…

December 13, 2018

Barry Slatt Mortgage would like to profile a correspondent lender program. The following outlines one of our most competitive Life Insurance correspondent lenders in the market. Loan amounts range from $5,000,000 – $90,000,000 Nationwide lending platform with a preference towards large MSA’s…

November 29, 2018

Opportunity Zones, created by The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, were designed to encourage investment in distressed communities. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin estimates that these tax benefits can generate up to $100 billion of invested capital. While the…