7 Things That Kill A CMBS Assumption

GlobeSt.com Featured Article 7 Things That Kill A CMBS Assumption Ann Hambly, Founder & CEO, 1st Service Solutions 7 March 2017 Flash back to 2003 The Mortgage Bankers Association performed a survey of the industry in 2003 to rate borrower satisfaction with different...

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7 Things That Kill A CMBS Assumption

7 Things That Kill A CMBS Assumption MARCH 7, 2017 | BY ANN HAMBLY GRAPEVINE, TX—The primary reason CMBS assumptions don’t close today is the conditions placed upon the buyer as part of the approvals process, writes 1st Service Solutions' Ann Hambly in...

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CMBS Risk Retention 101

Commercial Observer Article By Ann Hambly Before trying to understand the basics of the new risk retention regulations in commercial mortgage-backed securities, one must first understand the risk model of CMBS in general.  Golden Days of Yore In the olden days of...

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The CMBS Middlewoman – Commercial Observer

The CMBS Middlewoman: Ann Hambly, CEO at 1st Service Solutions by Commercial Observer This has been quite the year for commercial mortgage-backed securities. As we approach the final leg of the maturity wall and borrowers are busy trying to refinance loans from the...

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Moving America Forward

Moving America Forward Featuring Ann Hambly, CEO and Founder of 1st Service Solutions Moving America Forward Hosted by William Shatner - Featuring 1st Service Solutions The companies and organizations selected to appear on Moving America Forward represent the "best of...

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U.S. mall investors set to lose billions as retail gloom deepens

U.S. | Fri Oct 21, 2016 | 6:18am EDT U.S. mall investors set to lose billions as retail gloom deepens (Featuring 1st Service Solutions) By Herbert Lash and Joy Wiltermuth | NEW YORK (Reuters/IFR) - The dramatic shift to online shopping that has crushed U.S. department...

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‘Borrower Advocate’ Ranking

1st Service Solutions is honored to announce that it has received the industry’s 1st ever ‘Borrower Advocate’ ranking.  Morningstar assigned a ranking of MOR CV2 to 1st Service Solutions, recognizing the firms successful track record as an advocate for CMBS borrowers....

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1st Service Solutions Facilitates Ownership Transfer of $1.2B

1st Service Solutions Facilitates Ownership Transfer of $1.2B in CMBS Loans Commercial Observer | Finance Weekly 1st Service Solutions assisted Westwood Financial Corp. in the transfer of a $1.2 billion portfolio of commercial mortgage-backed securities loans. The...

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Choppy Waters Ahead for Maturing CMBS Loans

By: Beth Mattson-Teig CMBS loan delinquencies have ticked higher in recent months and experts are predicting a more volatile stretch for the second half of the year as more large loans mature. Both Fitch and Trepp, research firms that track the market, have reported...

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Trust issues

Redwood exit signals CMBS origination pull-back The US CMBS market has encountered a rocky start to 2016, with new issue pricing spreads performing unpredictably. A number of other concerns have cast doubt over profitability on the origination side, prompting...

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“Coast cities like Los Angeles have the bubbles, and it’s here where we are seeing prices rise to levels that make CMBS properties attractive for refinance or sale,” says Ann Hambly, CEO of 1st Service Solutions, which advocates for CMBS borrowers. “About 20% or so of...

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Brace Yourself for A Legislative Downpour

Congressional proposals could affect future real estate prices and project funding   by Rob Seidenwurm   Under the Capitol dome in Washington, lawmakers regularly produce a waterfall of regulations and tax laws that affect commercial mortgage origination. On the verge...

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Top 5 Chicago CMBS Loans Maturing 2015

Chicago is the top market when it comes to CMBS distress (followed by Phoenix and Las Vegas). According to Dallas-based 1st Service Solutions, of the 194 CMBS-financed properties, 53 have a loan-to-value greater than 100% and 112 have LTVs greater than 80%. Trepp...

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Ann Hambly inducted into Real Estate Forum’s Hall of Fame

August 2015 - Congratulations are in store for 1st Service Solutions CEO Ann Hambly, as she has been named a 2015 Commercial Real Estate Forum “Woman of Influence”! This marks the second time in three years that Ann has been bestowed with this honor. In addition,...

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1st Service Solutions Warns of CMBS Hot Spots Distressed

Commercial Real Estate Advisory Firm Zeroes in on Hardest Hit Areas DALLAS, TX(July 31, 2015)–1stService Solutions, theindustry-leading commercial mortgage backed security (CMBS) borrower advocate and commercial real estate (CRE)advisory firm, is warning the industry...

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