October 10, 2019

As a company deeply rooted in financing retail properties, we are currently finding continued scrutiny towards the financing of retail properties in the marketplace. Daniel Friedeberg, CEO at Barry Slatt Mortgage, recently discussed this topic with Michael Kaplan, President, at…

October 3, 2019

Reports of negative economic news pushed the benchmark 10-Year Treasury to re-test this year’s lows. The primary index for gauging US manufacturing plunged earlier this week. Additionally, the United States and China trade war seems to be taking its toll on…

September 19, 2019

Barry Slatt Mortgage Company has identified the following 3rd quarter 2019 market trends: Interest rates for long-term fixed-rate loans have decreased substantially since the end of 2018 when the 10 Year Treasury (US10Y) peaked at 3.25%. Interest rates for benchmark…

September 9, 2019

The following are Barry Slatt Mortgage Company’s primary takeaways from this week’s California Mortgage Bankers Association Western States Commercial Real Estate Finance (CREF) conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. The general mood across the majority of participants at this year’s event…

August 29, 2019

With so much focus on interest rates in 2019, it’s easy to overlook a less-discussed yet essential part of the loan process. Servicing may not generate as many headlines or give talking heads sensational issues to discuss, but it can…

August 22, 2019

2019 has been a rollercoaster for the 10-year benchmark US Treasury (US10Y), however, the rate has dropped in greater increments then it has recovered. Any stabilization and or recoveries in the US10Y rate in 2019 have been brief. Closing today…