Category Archive: Real Estate

AlexsonLaw Services. How We Help You To Reduce Costs And Legal Risk

My firm specializes in transactions, regulations, strategic alliances and mixed collateral loan transactions in the real estate and financial services industries. We are positioned in a unique space in that my many years in big firm law and my expertise in complex mixed collateral transactions, mergers and acquisitions, private funds, fintech  and bank regulation allow […]

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Commercial Real Estate And Dodd-Frank Risk Retention Rules

The Dodd-Frank statute also led to the adoption of Regulation 15G of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C.A. § 78o-11), which requires the sponsor in a CMBS securitization to retain a 5% stake in the credit risk of the underlying commercial real estate asset. The purported purpose of the regulations is to […]

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New Consulting Work. CMBS And HVCRE Rules

We are consulting with an investment management firm on potential changes in commercial real estate. Our client has asked for an overview of  how the Trump presidency might affect the CMBS risk retention rules and High Volatility Commercial Real Estate(“HVCRE”) rules.  The scope of our review also includes an analysis on GSE’s and possible effects […]

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Dodd-Frank And Commercial Real Estate

What’s Next? Some experts in the financial services industry, believe that the new Trump administration may change or roll-back a portion of the Dodd-Frank legislation. Financial institutions, mortgage companies, securitization sponsors, etc.  must continue to treat  current regulatory requirements as applicable to the business.  It is important to differentiate the commitment to protection of consumers […]

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Home Ownership

The recently enacted Housing Opportunity through Modernization Bill (2016) (the “ACT”) , allows HUD Section 8 vouchers to be used to make mortgage payments and to pay property taxes and insurance on manufactured homes.  A Section 8 voucher can now be used  to cover the cost of purchasing a manufactured home rather than only for […]

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