Tag Archive for: rate cap

Is your Floating Rate Loan Really a Fixed Rate Loan?

Change impacts all aspects of life.  This is especially true in capital markets.  Managing an investment portfolio or capital structure isn’t a static exercise, it’s dynamic. Let’s briefly reflect upon the recent turn in market sentiment towards lower interest rates and examine how this change has affected short term, floating rate financing, specifically highlighting a […]

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Hedging with a Rate Cap or Swap? Buyer Beware

There are many ways to avoid some of the pitfalls when buying a product or service.  Reviews can be helpful, especially when taking into account the number of customer ratings. Imagine a common scenario: While searching for a particular product on the web, a site advertises the item at a price well below the market […]

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Your Guide to Choosing a Rate Cap Broker

As a commercial real estate broker, lender, attorney or accountant, your floating interest rate borrowers frequently ask you, “How do I obtain the interest rate cap the lender is requiring?” You likely have a “short list” of rate cap brokers you’re comfortable recommending.  While you may have confidence in the cap brokers ability to “get it done”, are […]