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When a commercial real estate loan comes due, there are typically three alternatives for clients: refinance the loan, sell the property underlying the mortgage, or restructure the property's capital structure, perhaps by adding more equity. There are complex tradeoffs with each alternative.
Renegotiating a loan extension is time-consuming, even when credit is available. Selling the property, especially in a strong market, may trigger adverse tax consequences. Most murky of all is restructuring the capital structure of project. Is the owner willing to add more equity to the project?
This program provides a practical guide to the issues of working with clients when their commercial real estate loans come due.
- Alternatives when a commercial real estate mortgage comes due
- Exploration of refinance options in an environment of volatile interest rates
- Role of preferred equity, mezzanine loans, and second mortgages
- Alternative of selling into a strong market
- Counseling clients about refinance in a time of certainty