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…

August 15, 2019

With treasury yields and the other indexes that make up the basis for many commercial real estate loans at recent lows, it’s time we have a chat about the rate lock. This seemingly simple concept is fraught with half-truths, mistaken expectations,…

August 8, 2019

With many investors focusing on multi-family properties as their favorite real estate asset class, it is essential to understand where multi-family properties fit in today’s dynamic capital markets. The following is a summary of how the major lender classifications look…

July 25, 2019

Although there is no formal standard industry definition for what constitutes a “middle-market commercial loan”, many consider loans in the $1,000,000-$50,000,000 range to be included in the middle market space. Many lenders, brokers and mortgage bankers do not like the…

July 18, 2019

The 10-year benchmark US Treasury (US10Y) closed today at 2.026%. May and June saw the US10Y continue it’s 2019 decline all the way down to 1.94% on 7/5/2019. After a brief and subtle recovery back above the 2.00% mark, the…

June 27, 2019

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 $500,000 – $20,000,000 with a focus on $2,000,000 – $10,000,000 Nationwide…