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Commercial Real Estate Mortgage Lending In 2013: Capital Comeback?

Universal Life Insurance Company

New numbers from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) tell a tale of heightened loan origination from commercial banks and life insurance companies to commercial property in 2012.  Will 2013 mark the return of pre-recession levels of capital to commercial property markets?

Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Bankers Originations Index published by the MBA shows commercial banks produced their highest loan origination volumes since second quarter 2008. ¬†Life insurance companies as a class “have origination volumes greater than before the recession while other lender types are still at below-recession levels” according to a National Real Estate Investor report.

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