We’re currently in the process of refinancing three properties, with another due to begin shortly. Think we will end up refinancing another 8-10 during 2018. Over time, as our portfolio grows, I expect we’ll be rolling refis constantly. And, I have to tell you: The prospect terrifies me. The financing process is broken. It’s totally
At this point in the cycle, when we consider a new deal, we spend a lot of time thinking about leverage. Mainly, we’re looking at how our pro forma unlevered yield (eg the cap rate we’re trying to hit post renovation) compares to the projected interest rate on the refinance we’ll do at that point.
We just closed on the refinancing of an 11 unit apartment building. We bought the building two years ago for $2.65MM, then spent another $900k renovating it, bringing the total investment to ~$3.55MM. Our net loan proceeds on the refi are $3.54MM and we’ve accumulated ~$250k in cash from operations since lease-up. So, today we’re
Got a call from a lender the other day. He had seen a loan broker with whom we work shopping one of our deals and was irked that we hadn’t come to him first. I get where he’s coming from, on one level. We’ve done several loans together, so he feels like he should have first
Recently, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about where we are in the cycle, debt, risk and asset allocation. You see, many of my contemporaries have been doing fairly high-leverage development deals and doing very well with them. We at Adaptive have shied away from those sorts of deals, for two, related reasons: You