Topical blogs on commercial and residential real estate education, current events, and thought pieces.
7 Ways to Spot Bad Lenders — Beware
Two years ago, a client (let’s call him Jim), signed a term sheet with a lender to develop a small hotel. However, before closing the loa...
Apr 17, 2023 / Read More
How Preferred Equity Providers Look at Your Deal
If you’re in the market for gap financing (capital that sits between senior debt and general partner equity in the capital stack), prefer...
Jan 24, 2023 / Read More
Credit Scores — How Residential vs. Commercial Real Estate Lenders Consider Them
Credit Scores are used very differently between residential real estate lenders and commercial real estate lenders.
Jan 03, 2023 / Read More
Holdbacks & Earnouts — Strategies to Get More Capital
In commercial real estate, there are sometimes situations where owners need to refinance but the property’s business plan is not entirely...
Dec 07, 2022 / Read More
Inflation, Cap Rates, & US Treasuries. How Are They Connected?
Inflation is the price increase of goods and services over time. To maintain a stable economy, the government has set the target of 2% in...
Oct 14, 2022 / Read More
Why Getting a 100% Leverage Land Loan is Tricky & How StackSource Tackled It
It’s now June of 2022 and risk is everywhere. It’s hard to watch any financial news outlet without hearing the topic of recession being d...
Jun 21, 2022 / Read More
3 Of The Most Common Exit Strategies and Why Having One is Important
Whenever you consider buying an apartment in need of major repairs, a key element is a thorough business plan that includes your exit str...
Jun 07, 2022 / Read More
Sunbelt States: Why Real Estate Investors are Targeting Sunbelt States
There were two key takeaways from the 2022 Mortgage Bankers Association’s Commercial Real Estate Finance Conference: (1) the aim to lend ...
Apr 11, 2022 / Read More
2022 CRE Lender Outlook: interest rates, hot markets and shifting product type trends
The StackSource team recently attended the 2022 Mortgage Bankers Association’s Commercial Real Estate Finance Conference in San Diego. Th...
Mar 02, 2022 / Read More
No Dutch Interest!
I recently forwarded an email to some industry colleagues with a subject line reading “No Dutch Interest!”. It was a catchy title, but I ...
Sep 27, 2021 / Read More
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