Commercial Mortgage

LRES Offers Commercial Evals Through InsideValuation

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Orb Staff on Jul 25, 2016

National residential and commercial real estate services company LRES is now offering commercial evaluations through its recent acquisition of InsideValuation. According to LRES, these evaluation products contain thorough data and analysis to procure accurate and timely valuations for commercial properties. These [Read More]

DebtX: CMBS Loan Prices Rose In June

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Orb Staff on Jul 25, 2016

DebtX, a provider of third-party loan valuation services, has announced that the prices of commercial real estate loans underlying commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS’) increased in June. During the month, the estimated price of whole loans securing the CMBS universe rose [Read More]

Walker & Dunlop Buys MSR Portfolio From Oppenheimer Holdings

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Orb Staff on Jul 13, 2016

Walker & Dunlop Inc. is purchasing a $3.8 billion commercial mortgage servicing rights portfolio from Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. The sale, consisting of more than 480 permanent loans insured by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, represents substantially all [Read More]

Mission Capital Advisors Hires New Managing Director Of Strategic Development

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Orb Staff on May 20, 2016

Christina Carr has joined Mission Capital Advisors, a national real estate capital markets solutions firm, as managing director of strategic development. Carr has nearly two decades of industry experience. She previously served as the managing director and head of operational [Read More]

D+H Launches New Functionality For LaserPro Lending Solutions

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Orb Staff on Apr 20, 2016

DH Corp. (D+H), a global provider of technology solutions to financial institutions, has launched its new commercial origination and processing functionality for LaserPro lending solutions. According to D+H, the new enhancement reduces the preparation time needed for lenders to originate and [Read More]

Silver Hill Funding Introduces New Multifamily Streamline Program

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Orb Staff on Apr 18, 2016

Silver Hill Funding, a direct small-balance commercial mortgage lender, has launched its new Multifamily Streamline Program for small-balance commercial mortgage loans from $250,000 to $1 million. The lender says that this program, with no tax returns or 4506T required, appeals to [Read More]

DebtX Launches Next-Generation Platform For Loan Sales

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Orb Staff on Apr 06, 2016

DebtX has launched a new version of its cloud-based loan trading platform that will enable buyers and sellers to execute transactions faster and easier. Among the enhancements are device and browser compatibility. Now, users can access the DebtX marketplace on [Read More]

Bridge-IGP Appoints Leadership For First International Office

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Orb Staff on Feb 25, 2016

Bridge Investment Group Partners LLC (Bridge-IGP), the private equity real estate firm, has engaged Aamir R. Rahim, representative chairman of Bridge Investment Group Partners, Ltd. 1, to provide investor relations and capital markets expertise in the company’s first international office, [Read More]

Ten-X: Top Five U.S. Office Markets Are On West And East Coasts

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Orb Staff on Feb 25, 2016

Online real estate marketplace Ten-X, formerly Auction.com, has released its latest Office Market Outlook report, which highlights the sector’s top buy and sell markets. According to the long-term forecast report, San Francisco; San Jose, Calif.; Orange County, Calif.; New York [Read More]

National Asset Services Promotes Adi Peery To VP Portfolio Management

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Orb Staff on Feb 25, 2016

Adi Peery has been named vice president of portfolio management at commercial real estate firm National Asset Services (NAS). Peery first joined NAS in 2009 and has since served the company as senior portfolio manager. She has over 25 years [Read More]

Ten-X, CCIM Institute Team Up To Teach Commercial Brokers Benefits Of Real Estate Technology

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Orb Staff on Feb 19, 2016

Online real estate marketplace Ten-X (formerly Auction.com) has formed a strategic partnership with CCIM Institute to educate the institute’s members on how to leverage the Ten-X platform to market and manage commercial properties online. “In forming a partnership with CCIM [Read More]

Metro-West Appraisal Enters CRE Valuation Space

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Orb Staff on Feb 19, 2016

Metro-West Appraisal Co., the largest independent residential real estate appraisal company in the U.S., has expanded its offerings to now include commercial real estate (CRE) valuation services. Metro-West now provides commercial appraisal services for all real estate property types, including [Read More]

Hunt Mortgage Adds Barry Polen As Managing Director, Capital Markets

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Orb Staff on Nov 19, 2015

Barry Polen has joined Hunt Mortgage Group, a commercial real estate (CRE) lender, as managing director for capital markets in the firm's New York office. In this position, which reports to Jon Trauben, Hunt Mortgage's senior managing director, Polen will [Read More]

MBA: Commercial, Multifamily Mortgage Originations Up 12% In Q3

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Orb Staff on Nov 10, 2015

Commercial and multifamily mortgage originations in the U.S. increased 3% in the third quarter compared with the second quarter and increased 12% compared with the same period last year, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Quarterly Survey of Commercial/Multifamily [Read More]

Hunt Mortgage Group Welcomes Raymond J. Guttroff To Its Proprietary Lending Team

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Orb Staff on Nov 09, 2015

Raymond J. Guttroff has joined commercial real estate (CRE) lender Hunt Mortgage Group as managing director in the company's New York office. In this position, Guttroff will focus on loan production and the company's proprietary loan products. He will report [Read More]

Aries Capital Forms LendingCap Commercial For Nonrecourse Financing

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Orb Staff on Nov 02, 2015

Aries Capital, a full-service commercial mortgage banking firm based in Chicago, has launched LendingCap Commercial, an automated mortgage banking platform specializing in nonrecourse, permanent and bridge loans from $3 million to $75 million for hotel, multifamily, self storage, retail and [Read More]

Varun Pathria Named CEO, David Manshoory Assumes Presidency At AssetAvenue

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Orb Staff on Nov 02, 2015

Varun Pathria has been promoted to CEO of AssetAvenue, an online lending platform for commercial real estate loans, by the company's board of directors. Co-founder David Manshoory will now assume the role of president. AssetAvenue hired Pathria in May to [Read More]

Auction.com Hires Cho Hwang As Vice President Of CRE Operations

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Orb Staff on Oct 12, 2015

Cho Hwang, a former Greenlight Loans executive, has joined online real estate marketplace Auction.com as vice president of commercial real estate (CRE) operations in the company's Irvine, Calif., office. In this role, Hwang will manage all CRE operations and focus [Read More]

Auction.com Appoints Tech Finance Veteran SVP Of CRE Finance And Operations

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Orb Staff on Oct 05, 2015

Online real estate marketplace Auction.com has named Sharmila Patel to the newly created position of senior vice president (SVP) of commercial real estate (CRE) finance and operations. According to the company, Patel will focus on maintaining the alignment between the [Read More]

DebtX: CMBS Loan Prices Saw A Modest Decline In August

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Orb Staff on Sep 30, 2015

DebtX, a provider of third-party loan valuation services for both public and private clients, reports that the price of commercial real estate (CRE) loans underlying the commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) universe declined modestly in August. ‘CMBS loan prices fell slightly [Read More]