CHARLOTTE, NC: Waterstone Defeasance recently closed a defeasance transaction for a $3.8 million CMBS loan, secured by a self-storage property located in Ridgeland, SC. Waterstone guided the owners through the defeasance process coinciding with the owners’ sale of their property.
As the defeasance consultant, Waterstone managed the activities of the numerous parties involved with the transaction in order to meet the borrower’s closing schedule. Parties associated with a defeasance transaction typically include the servicer, servicer’s counsel, borrower, borrower’s counsel, securities broker, custodian, accountant, rating agencies, and the successor borrower.
“The seller of this self-storage facility in Ridgeland SC had an aggressive buyer with an offer he couldn’t pass up. We appreciate the referral from his broker for Waterstone to facilitate the defeasance. The sale and defeasance closed effortlessly.” – Carol Tillman, COO with Waterstone Defeasance.
About Waterstone Defeasance
Waterstone Defeasance, LLC is an independent consulting firm specializing in assisting commercial real estate borrowers through the defeasance process. Since 2005, Waterstone has assisted owners and their advisors achieve the lowest possible defeasance costs. Waterstone has developed an industry-leading online defeasance calculator so clients can get a quick defeasance estimate on their website (defeasanceservices.com). Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, the company also has offices in New York, Dallas, and Irvine.
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