Waterstone Defeasance, LLC Closes on a $5.0 Million CMBS Loan
CHARLOTTE, NC: Waterstone Defeasance recently closed a defeasance transaction for a $5.0 million CMBS loan, secured by a multifamily property located in Denver, CO. 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.
“We have been seeing a ton of activity around multifamily properties recently. With the appreciation to multifamily assets, we have seen an influx of borrowers exiting their securitized loan through defeasance in order to free up trapped equity and lock in new long term low rates. We enjoyed working with all parties on this transaction and hope to do so again in the future.” – Addison McMillan, Director 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 (defeasanceservices.com). Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, the company also has offices in New York, Dallas, and Irvine.
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