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Former First Franklin CEO to Lead WDB Funding

WDB Funding, LLC, announced the appointment of Andrew Pollock as the firm's president and CEO. Pollock brings 25 years' experience heading large-scale lending operations to his new role, where he is responsible for providing day-to-day leadership, managing operations, and executing the strategic direction of the company.

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Refinance Challenges Expected for CRE Segments

In the years leading up to the economic downturn, lenders became more aggressive and eased requirements in order to increase volume and satisfy investor demand for securitized commercial real estate products. Loans originated in 2004 and 2005 generally had a lower loan-to-value (LTV) ratio than those originated in 2006 and 2007. Since the majority of these loans have ten year terms, the 2004 through 2007 loans will come due in the next three years.

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Multifamily Lending Increases 33% in 2012

Multifamily lenders provided a total of $146.1 billion in new mortgages for apartments with five or more units--a 33 percent increase from 2011, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). "In many ways we were in a golden age of multifamily finance in 2012, that to a large extent continues today," said Jamie Woodwell, MBA's VP of commercial real estate finance. "Low interest rates, strong property fundamentals and increasing multifamily property prices are all supporting a very favorable lending environment."

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