Advantages and Disadvantages to CMBS Loans: Best Tips for Negotiating a CMBS Loan.
September 25th, 2019
While a bank loan and a commercial mortgage backed security (CMBS) loan are similar in many ways, they are not created equal and come with some disadvantage to the Borrower. Traditionally, the CMBS loans have enticed commercial real estate borrowers by offering lower interest rates (not always the case), higher loan-to-value (LTV) ratios, and a seemingly endless availability of capital. If you are contemplating a CMBS loan, you should be aware of the disadvantages and some ways that you can mitigate those disadvantages.