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Fannie Mae green lending program for multifamily from PLUM

Fannie Mae Green Financing Initiative for Multifamily

December 18, 2017

Fannie Mae Multifamily Green Financing provides mortgage financing for multifamily properties, such as apartments and cooperatives.

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Guide to Prepayment Premiums: What Are They and Why Do They Exist?

December 12, 2017

When looking at terms that are offered on a new loan, many borrowers consider the interest rate and the loan term, but they often overlook a critical component of the loan – the prepayment premium.

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Investment for alternative property types from PLUM

Smart CRE: Glamping at Inn Town Campground in Nevada City, CA

August 31, 2017

Much like Crested Butte, CO (which we spotlighted here), Nevada City is a small, former miner town of just over 3,000 people.

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Lending for hospitality properties from PLUM

Smart CRE: Taylor River Lodge in Crested Butte, CO

August 17, 2017

According to the most recent census, over 80% of people in the United States now live in urban areas, which is up 20% in just 50 years; as the rural population has decreased, it has made country breaks all the more popular.

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Improving the value of your investments

How improving energy efficiency benfits comercial real estate owners

Reduce Your Property’s Operating Expenses through Energy Efficiency Upgrades

September 1, 2018

Commercial real estate owners can increase cash flow by uncovering areas of potential improvement in the maintenance and operation of their commercial buildings.

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Energy Star updated metrics as of August 2018.

ENERGY STAR metrics update – August 2018

August 13, 2018

In August of 2018, the EPA updated the dataset and scoring metrics used for ENERGY STAR certifications.

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