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Gerson Law Firm APC Adds Veteran Title Company Attorney

GERSON LAW FIRM APC has added Tom Ruhrup to its attorney ranks. Mr. Ruhrup has more than 25 years experience with major title companies in several capacities, including as underwriting counsel for Lawyers Title Insurance Corporation. His broad experience includes all aspects of title insurance coverage, including legal issues relating...
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ALEX MURER JOINS GERSON LAW FIRM APC

GERSON LAW FIRM APC is pleased to announce that Alex Murer has joined the firm as an associate attorney. Mr. Murer is a graduate of the University of San Diego School of Law. Prior to joining GERSON LAW FIRM, he worked at a real estate investment firm and as a...
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Freddie Mac: U.S. 2017 Multifamily Origination Volume Could Top $295 Billion

Mike Sorohan msorohan@mba.org April 12, 2017 Freddie Mac, McLean, Va., said total multifamily origination volumes could increase by 3-6 percent this year to $295 billion, depending on movements in the 10-Year Treasury rate. According to a new Multifamily Pricing and Volume Outlook for 2017, should the 10-Year Treasury rate stays...
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Gerson Law Firm APC Closes 14-Loan Apartment Portfolio

GERSON LAW FIRM APC closed a portfolio of fourteen apartment loans in Saint Louis on behalf of an Irvine, California-based multifamily lender during the last week of March and with an additional one the following week. The 14 loans totaling more than $50 million were secured by multifamily projects in...
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Kiyana Kiel Joins Gerson Law Firm APC

GERSON LAW FIRM APC is pleased to announce that Kiyana Kiel has joined the firm as an associate attorney. Ms Kiel is a graduate of UC Berkeley School of Law ( Boalt Hall). Prior to joining GERSON LAW FIRM, she was worked in-house for a municipal utilities district and as...
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Gerson Law Firm APC Resolves Orange County Shopping Center Disabled Persons Act Litigation

GERSON LAW FIRM APC has successfully resolved civil rights and disabled persons litigation involving a 165,000 square foot shopping center in Orange County, CA. The ground lessor of the shopping center was sued on access issues in two lawsuits each alleging various allegations of the visually impaired under the California’s...
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Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Set Multifamily Volume Records

Michael Tucker mtucker@mba.org February 23, 2017 Fannie Mae, Washington, D.C., and Freddie Mac, McLean, Va., finished 2016 with more than $112 billion in combined multifamily volume. Freddie Mac financed $56.8 billion in loan purchases and bond guarantees in 2016, its highest figure ever. Fannie Mae provided $55.3 billion in multifamily...
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GERSON LAW FIRM APC CLOSES LOANS FOR MORE THAN $3,500,000,000

GERSON LAW FIRM APC which represents lender throughout the United States, in 2016 closed commercial real estate secured loans for more than $3,500,000,000 on lender engagements. The volume of commercial loan closings reported includes 625 loans, but does not include other lender engagements on financings, including post-closing servicing matters, nor...
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MBA Survey: Commercial/Multifamily Originators Expect Strong, Steady 2017

Sorohan, Mike msorohan@mba.org January 05, 2017 Commercial and multifamily mortgage lending is expected to increase in 2017, as lenders’ appetites to place new loans and borrowers’ appetites to borrow both remain strong, according to a new Mortgage Bankers Association survey of the top commercial and multifamily mortgage origination firms. Nearly...
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Why GSE Recapitalization Talk Is Premature

Article by David Stevens, originally published on National Mortgage News: http://www.nationalmortgagenews.com/ on December 28, 2016. The notion that the Trump administration should recapitalize government-sponsored enterprises Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac as a predicate to reforming them, risks the political overcorrection that proponents of this idea claim to want to avoid,...
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National Credit Union Administration sued over updated membership rule

The role of credit unions called into question by ABA HOUSING WIRE 12-08-16 The American Bankers Association quickly filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against the National Credit Union Administration right after the administration published its Field of Membership final rule in the Federal Register. The ABA’s action “challenges provisions of...
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