commercial lending

The wide-ranging fallout of the coronavirus pandemic will present unique challenges for commercial mortgage lending entities and their clients. Curtailed rental cash flow will inevitably impact borrowers’ ability to submit timely debt service payments. Their retail tenants have no other option but to cease business operations altogether, whereas their residential renters will similarly default on …

[COVID-19] How Commercial Lenders Should Navigate this Mortgage Crisis Read More »

When preparing loan documents on behalf of our clients, the firm’s practice is to always require a 2006 ALTA loan policy.

When using a deed of trust to either fund the acquisition of real estate or secure a loan using your property as collateral, a valid trustee is a mandatory component of the process. The majority of states that utilize deeds of trust as opposed to mortgages have statutes governing the specific prerequisites a trustee must …

Selecting a Trustee for a Deed of Trust Read More »