High Leverage for Apartment Loans Troubles Moody’s

With prices so high for apartment properties, any loan based on today’s appraised values is going to look very large compared to historic prices. But  multifamily CMBS loans are especially troublesome, according to Moody’s Investors Service.

“The credit quality of U.S. conduit/fusion commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) continues to deteriorate, with conduit loan leverage in the second quarter pushing past its 2007 peak,” reads a July report from Moody’s.

Read entire article in National Real Estate Investor here.


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