How DSCR (Debt Service Coverage Ratio) Affects the Loan Amount


With valuations at all time highs, many properties aren’t able to support a lender’s minimum debt service coverage requirement at the maximum loan-to-value (LTV). When a property’s debt service coverage ratio (DSCR) is below the minimum at a lender’s maximum LTV the loan amount must be reduced to maintain the minimum DSCR. When this happens,…

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Freddie Mac Bumps Interest Rates for the SBL Program – Effective 9-14-2021

Freddie mac SBL Interest Rates Increase

Effective 9/14/2021 Freddie Mac has increased interest rates for their SBL program. The Freddie Mac Small Apartment Loan (SBL) program fills a gap in the small multifamily loan space ($1MM-$7.5MM) for borrowers seeking competitively priced, non-recourse debt.    Interest rate pricing updates are effective for all loans taken under application on or after September 14,…

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