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Apartment Loan in San Francisco:

Since April of 2000 Caffrey & Company LLC has been helping real estate investor’s nationwide find the best loan product for commercial real estate investment properties. Call for great rates for an apartment loan in San Francisco. Caffrey & Company LLC has a special focus in San Francisco apartment loans.  The most attractive, non-recourse loans terms start at $1,000,000 for multifamily properties.  Therefore, if you are looking for low interest rates, a non-recourse loan up to 80% of value (Over $7 million leverage up to 85% is available) you are at the right place.  These specialized apartment loan products are available in all of the San Francisco suburbs including Oakland and Berkeley.

Multifamily Loan Underwriting:

Each loan product has unique underwriting requirements.  Above all, how the loan data is presented to the lenders can have a negative or positive impact on pricing and loan proceeds.  We offer this expert loan underwriting for an apartment building loans in San Francisco.  Therefore, this will help to achieve the best pricing and loan terms for your apartment building or commercial real estate investment.

Free Loan Quote for an apartment building loan:

We encourage our clients to submit key property level data for a free loan underwriting review.  This initial loan underwriting normally takes less than one business day for us to respond with several apartment loan options for you to consider.  Here is a short list of property level data that would aid in providing a loan quote:

Required Underwriting information needed:

  • Last two years and Year-To-Date detailed Profit and Loss statements (in addition a trailing 12-month P&L is best if available) on the apartment complex.
  • Current Rent Roll
  • Brief narrative description of the property.
  • If available a few electronic photos. Or a copy of the real estate agent’s marketing package.
  • What is the purpose of the loan? Acquisition, Refinance, cash out, re-position the property (renovations).

Next we will need to understand your investment objectives.  How much do you wish to borrower on the apartment complex?  Is this a long-term investment or short-term investment?  In other words outline your apartment loan in San Francisco loan request.

We understand the financing of an apartment complex is a very important component of your investment.  Therefore, we encourage our client to send us details on the property before finalizing the purchase and sale contract for an indication of the type of loan that might be available to a particular property.  We can review and provide some up front loan options.

Fixed Rate Loan Terms are Available for Multifamily Properties:

Loan terms are available from 3-years up to 35-years (40-years for new construction on loans over $7 million).  The Apartment buildings can be Garden Style, High Rise, Age Restricted, Student Housing, Section 8 Tenants and subsidize properties.  There must be at least 5-units.  If you have several buildings all with five or more apartment units that you wish to place under one loan no problem, the buildings should be within 3 to 5-miles from the other properties for best loan terms.

How long will it take to close the Loan?

The closing process normally takes between 45 and 55 days to close an apartment building loan in San Francisco.  Closing costs vary between loan products.  Before you reach for your checkbook we will provide a detailed estimate of the anticipated closing costs.   At this stage you will know the loan product, the loan terms, and the anticipated closing costs to allow you to make an informed decision before moving forward.

Multifamily market data for San Francisco:

Major technology firms continue to open and expand offices across urban San Francisco in an effort to capture top talent.  San Francisco will lead the nation in household income growth this year, rising 5.4 percent to $132,300, fueled by the un­wavering creation of high-wage jobs. The new employment opportunities will help fill the new luxury apartments. The average effective rent hovers around $4,000 per month.  Over the past five years, Class A assets have led the market in rent growth, climbing 21 percent, while the Class B and C segments posted 14 percent and 18 percent gains, respectively.

New unit growth may slow for 2020:

While investor interest in San Francisco remains robust, the recently implemented rent-control bill could impact deal flow.  The new controls places ceilings on rent growth, potentially affecting some properties.  Construction costs are also rising limiting the developers returns.

By the numbers multifamily San Francisco:

Population actually went down by 2,650 people at the same time employers added 32,300 new jobs.  Total San Francisco units came to 172,300.  The market added 1,167 units with absorption of 657 units.  Overall average effective rent came to $2,886 with effective growth on 1.8%.  The market occupancy remained strong at 96.1%.

In conclusion you find details on several loan products by following these links: Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, HUD/FHA, Commercial Mortgage Back Securities (CMBS) and other loan products.  Want more details and sample interest rates for apartment check out Interest Rates for Apartment Loans also on our web site:   Multifamily Loan Interest Rates.

Keep Caffrey & Company in mind when searching for a California lender for apartment loans.  Have a question please call:  Mike Caffrey (913) 402-7077 or email: [email protected]


On our web site you can read about specific loan products: www.caffreyloans.com/loan-products, offered by Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, HUD/FHA, Commercial Mortgage Back Securities (CMBS) and other loan products. Want more details on sample interest rates for apartment check out Interest Rates for Apartment Loans also on our web site: www.caffreyloans.com/apartment-loans.

Have a question please contact
Mike Caffrey
Telephone: (913) 402-7077
[email protected]
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