Correspondent Corner

7-20-2017

Barry Slatt Mortgage would like to profile a correspondent lender program. The following outlines one of our most competitive Life Insurance Company correspondent lenders in the market:

  • Loan amounts range from $5-50 million
  • Lends Nationally in major markets
  • Typical loan terms are 5-20 years
  • 25-30 year amortizations are typical. Interest only is available for... read more

    “But, What’s My Down-Payment?”

    7-13-2017

    In today’s compressed cap-rate environment, we very often hear something along the lines of “why do I have to put so much down?”

    I hope this post helps illuminate an often-frustrating aspect of a hot commercial real estate market.

    “But, what’s my down-payment?”

    As a commercial mortgage banker, one of the most frequently... read more

    The Flattening of the U.S. Treasury Yield Curve

    6-29-2017

    According to Wikipedia, the term yield curve “…is a curve showing several yields or interest rates across different contract lengths (2 month, 2 year, 20 year, etc. …) for a similar debt contract. The curve shows the relation between the (level of the) interest rate (or cost of borrowing)... read more

    Correspondent Corner

    6-15-2017

    Barry Slatt Mortgage Company would like to profile a correspondent lender program.  Having represented and serviced loans for this lender for 25+ years, we felt it would be a good idea to profile a lending source focused in the retail space during this time of perceived uncertainty in the sector.... read more

    Multi-Family Market Update

    6-8-2017

    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 at multi-family financing.


    Life Companies

    • Large appetite for multi-family properties, as many... read more