The Failure of CRE Investment Loss Mitigation in the Analytics Age

More than $500 billion in CRE loans and investments are expected to be realized this year, worldwide.  That’s an astounding number.  CRE investment loss mitigation practices have not proven to be up to the task (otherwise, the losses would be a lot less, wouldn’t they?).  … More The Failure of CRE Investment Loss Mitigation in the Analytics Age

An End to Relevancy: Credit Reporting & Risk Management in CRE Transactions

Real-time market event reporting provides the logical alternative solution to the inherent shortcomings of credit risk management practices that focus on subjective decision-making criteria in light of data pertaining to the conditions and events that would drive detrimental credit outcomes.  In short: you now have the choice of addressing the cause or the effect, which makes better sense to you? … More An End to Relevancy: Credit Reporting & Risk Management in CRE Transactions

Demystifying Commercial Real Estate Investment Maturity Default Risk

When we approach the commercial real estate maturity default risk assessment the subject property has to demonstrate that both scenarios present a reasonable proposition to sustain both outcomes (i.e.: would be expected to be sold off and would be expected to generate sufficient funds from a refinancing to make the stated return a reality).  The test is understanding the issues that create maturity default risk and how these issues have to be managed and mitigated proactively to prevent investment loss from becoming a painful reality. … More Demystifying Commercial Real Estate Investment Maturity Default Risk

Avoiding Investment Loss Train Wrecks

Nobody wants to watch their investment have a train wreck.  Investments in securities in commercial real estate private placement offerings involve risks and the job of the investor is to assess whether or not these risks are likely to become a reality and create the potential for a future loss.  The challenges come from our dynamic market economy that create opportunities for profit while applying creative destruction on what is already in operation.  If we stop and take stock of what typically happens, we find clues and patterns that provide outstanding opportunities for us to insulate our businesses and investments from being part of a future train wreck.  … More Avoiding Investment Loss Train Wrecks

What’s More Important in CRE Investments – Cap Rates or Interest Rates?

Currently, we live in a market where cap rates are quite low and that doesn’t speak to them having the potential to go any lower on CRE transactions.  They are likely to go up and if you are looking at a zero-coupon DST transaction, then everything seemingly depends on what that cap rate will be in 10 years and nobody knows.  All of it is done on the assumption things will be the same then as they are now.  What are the odds of that being the case? … More What’s More Important in CRE Investments – Cap Rates or Interest Rates?

Broker-Dealer Investment Fraud Claims Loss Risk

INVIZEN now offers the only end-to-end solution that is specifically designed to reduce the future exposure of broker-dealer and registered investment representative for investment fraud claims loss by addressing the source of the problem – future commercial real estate property business bankruptcy risk and foreclosure risk events.  Our real-time solution provides up to 24 months of advance notice of market disruptions that could create a liquidity crisis that would otherwise end in a bankruptcy petition, while also monitoring property operations to help prevent those pesky administrative foreclosure default issues … More Broker-Dealer Investment Fraud Claims Loss Risk