Tag Archives: commercial real estate

Easing Continues on Business, Residential Mortgage Loans

In the previous quarter, banks kept terms and standards for business loans unchanged or eased them slightly, while tightening slightly on commercial real estate loans and easing in most residential mortgage loan categories, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest senior loan officer opinion survey released today.

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Podcast: NYCB’s Joe Ficalora on Lending to Rent-Stabilized Apartment Buildings

In New York City, more than 1.3 million rental homes and apartments have rents that are stabilized, controlled or otherwise regulated. These units account for more than 60 percent of New York City’s overall rental market and over 40 percent of all occupied housing in the city. While economists debate the merits of rent stabilization policy, the owners of these ...

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