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NPLA Meeting Recap: State of Private Lending

NPLA Meeting Recap: State of Private Lending

The most recent NPLA meeting was dedicated to both the continuation of the panel discussion from the May 30 meeting on fraud and the avoidance of fraud in the marketplace and a presentation on the state of private lending by Glenn Hull from SFR Analytics.

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NPLA Meeting Recap: For Sale Market Update

NPLA Meeting Recap: For Sale Market Update

Over the past few years, we have seen a large upward swing in mortgage rates, higher-than-expected inflation, low inventory in most of America’s top markets, and delays of anticipated rate cuts by the Federal Reserve. Despite all this, there were reports of a strong for-sale housing market at the most recent NPLA meeting, especially with new home builders. Danielle Nguyen from Johns Burns Research and Consulting gave a very thorough presentation of the current housing market data and trends.

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NPLA Meeting Recap: Fraud Prevention in Lending

NPLA Meeting Recap: Fraud Prevention in Lending

The NPLA meeting on May 2nd, 2024, addressed critical themes for the lending industry: economic updates and fraud prevention strategies. Jon Hornik provided insights into the current economic climate, while FundingShield presented solutions to combat the rising threats of fraud in lending.

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NPLA Meeting Recap: Navigating Market Dynamics

NPLA Meeting Recap: Navigating Market Dynamics

The latest NPLA Meeting shed light on the current market dynamics. As investors navigate through fluctuating rate environments and evolving market conditions, NPLA members stand at the forefront, capitalizing on opportunities and adapting strategies to stay ahead.

Here is a look at what is happening in the market and how NPLA members are navigating these changing dynamics.

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NPLA Meeting Recap: Insights into Real Estate Dynamics

NPLA Meeting Recap: Insights into Real Estate Dynamics

During the recent NPLA meeting, Rick Sharga, CEO of CJ Patrick Company, delivered valuable insights into the US housing market’s current state and future trajectory. While 2023 saw significant shifts, Sharga’s analysis paints a promising picture of a more balanced 2024.

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NPLA Meeting Recap: Hedge Interest Rate Risk 2024

NPLA Meeting Recap: Hedge Interest Rate Risk 2024

The recent NPLA Meeting featured an insightful presentation by Geoffrey Sharp, Managing Director and Head of Product Development & Sales at Eris Innovations, highlighting how private lenders can utilize interest rate swaps to manage risk and protect their net interest margin. Founded in 2011, Eris Innovations pioneered a unique swap contract design, replicating traditional OTC swaps with the efficiency of exchange-traded instruments. Through strategic partnerships, Eris has expanded access to its products, offering interest rate swap futures in various currencies and credit index futures.

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Toorak Capital Partners Makes History with First Rated RTL Securitization Deal 

Toorak Capital Partners Makes History with First Rated RTL Securitization Deal 

DBRS, Inc. (Morningstar DBRS) has assigned provisional credit ratings to the Mortgage-Backed Notes, Series 2024-RRTL1, issued by Toorak Mortgage Trust 2024-RRTL1, marking a significant development in the private lending industry. This securitization, encompassing various note classes rated from A (low) (sf) to B (low) (sf), demonstrates a structured approach to credit risk, highlighting innovation and robustness in the private lending sector.

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NPLA Meeting Recap: Market Update 2024

NPLA Meeting Recap: Market Update 2024

During the recent NPLA meeting, Rick Sharga, CEO of CJ Patrick Company, delivered valuable insights into the US housing market’s current state and future trajectory. While 2023 saw significant shifts, Sharga’s analysis paints a promising picture of a more balanced 2024.

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Thinking About Getting into Bed with a Short-Term Rental? Read this First!

Thinking About Getting into Bed with a Short-Term Rental? Read this First!

In the past several years, property owners renting their homes as short-term rentals has become commonplace. Short-term vacation rental companies such as Airbnb and VRBO have become popular with all walks of life including tourists, guests, property owners, and investors. Not only have short-term rentals made coordinating travel easier, but they have also generated billions of dollars in revenue for investors and property owners around the world.

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Legal Update: Purchasers at Foreclosure Sales Must Now Remove a Lis Pendens Before Initiating Eviction

Legal Update: Purchasers at Foreclosure Sales Must Now Remove a Lis Pendens Before Initiating Eviction

For years now, California, as well as many of its cities and counties have waged an outright war on a property owners right to evict tenants. Now, the courts have joined the siege. In Homeward Opportunities Fund I Trust 2019-2 v. Taptelis, the California Court of Appeals recently held that the purchaser at a foreclosure sale that is subject to a recorded lis pendens, must remove the cloud on title before starting an eviction. The Court’s ruling is a complete deviation from the law that has been in effect for decades.

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New Beneficial Ownership Reporting Requirements Under the BOI Rule

New Beneficial Ownership Reporting Requirements Under the BOI Rule

Under the new beneficial ownership reporting requirement (the “BOI Rule”) that took effect on January 1, 2024, United States legal entities, and foreign legal entities that do business in the United States, that fall within the definition of reporting company must provide information about their entities and their entities’ beneficial owners to the US Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”).

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Investor Demand for Private Lending and 2024 Market Trends 

Investor Demand for Private Lending and 2024 Market Trends 

The initial NPLA meeting of the year delivered valuable insights into the current landscape of real estate transition loans, investor interest, and market dynamics. The conversation between Jon Hornik and Ryan Shanberg from Nomura shed light on various aspects of the industry and provided insights into what 2024 may bring.

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Navigating Challenges in the Multifamily Housing Market

Navigating Challenges in the Multifamily Housing Market

During the most recent NPLA meeting, Jesse McConnico, Housing Analyst from John Burns Research and Consulting, gave a presentation on navigating challenges in the multifamily housing market. The session provided valuable insights into the current state of the industry and its prospects.

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Trends in Demographics: Navigating Shifts

Trends in Demographics: Navigating Shifts

Chris Porter, Senior VP and Chief Demographer at John Burns Research and Consulting, presented a comprehensive analysis of current demographic trends at the recent NPLA meeting. The analysis included the need to redefine generational classifications, significant housing affordability, and market preference trends, as well as the impact of four major influencers on demographic shifts.

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