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BEST CRE LENDERS

TOP COMMERCIAL
REAL ESTATE
LENDERS

List Updated Annually 2023

Wells Fargo
Key Bank
JPMorgan Chase
Citi Private Bank
U.S. Bank
JLL (Acquired HFF)
Grandbridge Real Estate Capital
PNC Real Estate

Wells Fargo

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Bank

About: Wells Fargo commercial mortgage servicing is one of the strongest in the industry. They offer competitive pricing on a full range of products and services.

Services: Agency and FHA lending, Balance Sheet Lending, Capital Markets, Community Lending and Investment, Affordable Housing, Manufactured Home Communities, Multifamily Capital, Senior Housing

Website: wellsfargo.com

Key Bank

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Commercial Bank

About: As one of the nation's leading providers of commercial and multifamily real estate finance, KeyBank focuses on building long-term relationships with new ideas and innovative thinking. 

Services: Multifamily Mortgage, Lending Commercial Mortgage Production, Healthcare Real Estate, Institutional REITs & Funds, Loan Servicing & Asset Management, Community Development Lending & Investment, and Income Property Group.

Website: key.com

JPMorgan Chase

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Bank

About: Real estate developers, operators, investors, and trusts benefit from JPMorgan deep industry expertise, dedicated service, and comprehensive financing and treasury solutions. 

Services: Commercial Real Estate Financing, Assets Based Lending, International Banking, Liquidity Management, and Syndicated Financing

Website: jpmorgan.com

U.S. Bank

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Bank

About: You need a partner that understands your business. U.S. Bank is here to help you succeed in a changing market. Count on them to guide you through financial challenges, so you can focus on the journey ahead.

Services:  Financial Services, Banking, Payments, Loans, Deposits, Mortgage, Home Equity, and Wealth Management

Website: usbank.com

Citi Private Bank

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Privet Bank

About: They are dedicated to serving worldly and wealthy individuals, and their families with private banking services. Their clients have investment, real estate and family interests in multiple geographic regions, requiring a customized private banking approach that’s entirely connected.

 

Services: Commercial Real Estate Financing, Professional Investors, Wealthy Individuals, Family Offices, Lawyers & Law Firms

Website: privatebank.citibank.com

JLL (Acquired HFF)

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GSE Lending & Loan Servicing

About: JLL – a world leader in commercial real estate services for over 250 years, is combining its global capital markets business with HFF – known for its 40-year legacy as a premier, capital markets advisor.

Services: Bridge Loans, Construction & Permanent Financing, Mezzanine Debt, Acquisition Financing, Recapitalization Strategies, Agency/GSE lending

Website: us.jll.com

Grandbridge Real Estate Capital (formerly SunTrust Bank)

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Bank

About: Their team of experienced professionals across the country expertly streamline the complexities of real estate lending while increasing your access to sound capital sources.

Services: Commercial Real Estate Financing, Multifamily lending, senior housing lending, Agency lending, and HUD lending.

Website: grandbridge.com

PNC Real Estate

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Real Estate Banking

About: PNC Real Estate offers a comprehensive set of commercial real estate finance solutions that span the life of a project — from acquisition and construction to permanent financing 

Services: Financing to Regional Owners, Large National Developers, Real Estate Funds and REITs, Multifamily, Office, Industrial, Retail, Lodging and Self-Storage.

Website: pnc.com

Berkadia

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Mortgage Banking

About: Berkadia, a joint venture of Berkshire Hathaway and Jefferies Financial Group, is an industry-leading commercial real estate company providing comprehensive capital solutions and investment sales advisory and research services for multifamily and commercial properties.

Services: Commercial real estate loan origination, Primary, master and special servicing, and Asset Management.

Website: berkadia.com

Hunt Real Estate Capital

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Commercial Mortgage Originators

About: Hunt Real Estate Capital, is a leader in financing commercial real estate throughout the U.S. The Company finances all types of commercial real estate: multifamily, affordable housing, office, retail, manufactured housing, healthcare/senior living, industrial and self-storage facilities.

Services:  Commercial Real Estate Financing, Real Estate, Multifamily Loans, Affordable Housing Loans, Seniors Housing Loans, Bridge Loans, and Mezzanine Loans

Website: huntrealestatecapital.com

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CRE Loans

Commercial real estate lending can be a complex process, and finding the right lender can make all the difference in the success of your project. Whether you are a seasoned real estate investor or a first-time borrower, it is essential to choose a lender who can provide the financing you need at competitive rates and with terms that suit your needs.

Types of Commercial Real Estate Lenders:

When it comes to commercial real estate lending, there are several types of lenders to choose from. Traditional banks and credit unions are the most common lenders, but private lenders and other alternative lenders are also available. Traditional banks and credit unions typically have strict underwriting requirements, and it can take longer to secure financing. Private lenders, on the other hand, can often offer faster turnaround times and more flexible terms but may charge higher interest rates. It is important to consider the pros and cons of each type of lender when choosing a lender for your project.

How to Choose the Right Lender:

Choosing the right commercial real estate lender can be a daunting task. Here are some key factors to consider when selecting a lender:

  1. Interest Rates: Interest rates will have a significant impact on the overall cost of your loan. Be sure to compare rates from several lenders before making a decision.

  2. Loan Terms: Look for lenders who offer flexible loan terms that fit your specific needs. Some lenders may require a larger down payment or offer shorter repayment periods.

  3. Reputation: Research the lender's reputation in the industry by reading online reviews and checking their Better Business Bureau rating.

  4. Customer Service: Choose a lender who is responsive to your needs and who can provide personalized attention throughout the loan process.

  5. Specialization: Some lenders specialize in certain types of commercial real estate projects, such as multi-family or retail properties. If you have a specific type of project, consider a lender who has experience in that area.

Choosing the right commercial real estate lender is critical to the success of your project. By considering the factors outlined above and researching the top lenders in the industry, you can make an informed decision and secure financing that meets your needs. If you are ready to take the next step, contact one of the top lenders listed above to discuss your project and explore your financing options.

  • My home is in need of only light repairs. Would RS Home Buyers still be interested?
    Yes, RS Home Buyers would still be interested in purchasing your home even if it only requires light repairs. While we do take the condition of a home into consideration when making an offer, we are willing to make offers on homes that may require minor repairs or updates. However, the offer price may be adjusted based on the estimated cost of the repairs. Please feel free to contact us to discuss the specifics of your home and the potential for an offer.
  • What if my home is in bad condition?
    If your home is in bad condition, RS Home Buyers may still be interested in making an offer. However, the offer price will likely be adjusted based on the extent of the damages and the estimated cost of repairs. We understand that sometimes homes may fall into disrepair due to unforeseen circumstances and we are willing to work with homeowners to find a solution. If you are interested in selling your home and it is in bad condition, please contact us to discuss your options. We will do our best to find a solution that works for you.
  • What will happen with my belongings that I cannot move?
    If you are unable to move all of your belongings when selling your home to RS Home Buyers, we can discuss options for what to do with those items. Some possible options could include: Donating the items to a charitable organization or thrift store (most often the solution) Storing the items in a self-storage unit Selling the items at a garage sale or through online platforms such as eBay or Craigslist Asking friends or family members if they are interested in taking any of the items Ultimately, it will be up to you to decide what to do with your belongings that you cannot move. We will work with you to find a solution that works best for your situation.
  • I am in financial difficulty. RS Home Buyers help?
    Yes, RS Home Buyers may be able to help if you are in financial difficulty. We understand that sometimes unforeseen circumstances can lead to financial struggles and we are willing to work with homeowners to find a solution. If you are interested in selling your home but are struggling financially, please contact us to discuss your situation. We will do our best to find a solution that works for you, whether that be through a traditional sale or a more customized approach such as a short sale or lease option. Please don't hesitate to reach out to us for assistance.
  • What if I live out of state?
    If you live out of state and are interested in selling your home to RS Home Buyers, we are still able to work with you. We have experience working with out-of-state sellers and have developed processes to ensure a smooth transaction. We can handle all necessary paperwork and communication remotely, and we will work with you to coordinate any necessary inspections or repairs. If you are unable to travel to the property, we can provide you with updates and photos to keep you informed of the process. If you are an out-of-state seller and interested in working with us, please don't hesitate to contact us for more information.
  • I have a sensitive family situation. How will this be handled?
    If you have a sensitive family situation, such as a divorce or the loss of a loved one, we understand that the process of selling your home may be especially difficult. At RS Home Buyers, we are committed to treating all of our clients with respect and compassion. If you have a sensitive family situation, please let us know and we will do our best to handle the process with sensitivity and discretion. We will work with you to find a solution that meets your needs and addresses any unique challenges you may be facing. Please don't hesitate to contact us to discuss your situation and how we can help.
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