Life Companies find CRE lending opportunities in a volatile market

Jeffrey Erxleben was recently featured in National Real Estate Investor's article titled, "Life Companies Find CRE Lending Opportunities in a Volatile Market." The story noted that some life companies are offering rates as low as three percent.

Life insurance companies have maintained a steady appetite for commercial real estate debt over the past several years. And some see recent interest rate volatility as an opportunity to edge out the competition.

A few life companies have tapped the brakes on lending amid interest rate volatility and are waiting for things to smooth out, but the majority remain active participants, notes Jeffrey Erxleben, executive vice president/regional managing director at NorthMarq. “A lot of life companies view some of the volatility in the market today as a good opportunity to pick up good commercial loans that are out there. So, we see them being pretty aggressive,” says Erxleben.

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