CHARLOTTE, NC: Waterstone Defeasance recently closed a defeasance transaction for a $8.3 million CMBS loan, secured by a mobile home property located in Clover, SC. Waterstone guided the owners through the defeasance process coinciding with the owners’ refinance of their loan.

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.

“Our repeat client continues to restructure their portfolio through refinancing and selling. The refinance of this mobile home park in Clover, SC was the reason for the defeasance. We appreciate the borrower’s confidence in Waterstone’s ability to close his complicated transactions.” – Carol Tillman, COO with Waterstone



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 (  Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, the company also has offices in New York, Dallas, and Irvine.


Please contact us today with any questions regarding defeasance or to request a quote.

Carol Tillman




AGC Clover