Tag Archive for ‘commercial real estate loans’

Banks Report Weaker Demand for Home Loans

In the first quarter of 2022, the Federal Reserve Board’s Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey (SLOOS) on Bank Lending Practices showed a significant net share of banks reporting more relaxed lending standards and weaker demand for most categories of residential real estate (RRE) loans. “Significant” net shares of banks reported weaker demand for all RRE loan categories other than subprime… Read More ›

Q4 2021: Multifamily Lending Standards Slightly Ease

In the fourth quarter of 2021, the Federal Reserve’s Board’s Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey (SLOOS) on Bank Lending Practices showed easing lending standards for Commercial Real Estate (CRE) loans, increased demand for multifamily loans, and moderately reduced demand for home loans (Residential Real Estate, RRE). In Q4 2021, multifamily loans’ demand, on net, was 37.7 percent stronger. However, only… Read More ›

Apartment and Multifamily Real Estate Price Levels: 3Q2021

In the third quarter of 2021, the demand for apartment and other multifamily properties surged, contributing to the rise in their price levels, as shown by the Commercial Real Estate Price Index (CREPI) series. This recent development owed to a combination of several related factors: an increase in COVID-19 vaccinations, more lenient lending standards by banks, unprecedented home price growth,… Read More ›

Residential Real Estate Credit Standards Ease Slightly in Third Quarter

The latest results of the Federal Reserve’s Board’s Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey on Bank Lending Practices (SLOOS), lending standards and demand for residential real estate (RRE) loans both eased slightly in the third quarter of 2021. Additionally, banks reported easier lending standards for all categories of commercial real estate financing (CRE loans), and, within CRE, stronger demand for multifamily… Read More ›

Easing Credit Conditions in the Second Quarter

The latest results of the Federal Reserve’s Board’s Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey on Bank Lending Practices (SLOOS), showed that the market for commercial real estate financing (CRE loans) and residential real estate (RRE) financing eased compared to the first quarter. While the demand-side market participants for CRE loans are businesses, those of RRE loans are households.  The Mortgage Bankers… Read More ›

Latest Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey Indicates Easing Credit Standards

The latest results from the Federal Reserve Board’s Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey (SLOOS) present standards on bank lending practices as they occurred in the first quarter of 2021. The three major categories of lending covered by the survey are Commercial and Industrial (C&I) loans, Commercial Real Estate (CRE) loans, and Residential Real Estate (RRE) loans. The survey distinguishes the… Read More ›

Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey Q4 2020

The most recent edition of the Federal Reserve Board’s Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey Practices addresses changes in the standards and terms on, and demand for, bank loans to businesses and households in the last quarter of 2020. Survey respondents (banks) reported a tightening of standards of both Commercial and Industrial (C&I) loans and Commercial Real Estate (CRE) loans to… Read More ›

Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey Q3 2020

The Federal Reserve’s latest Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey on Bank Lending Practices addresses changes in the standards and terms on, and demand for, bank loans to businesses and households. The lending data show a tightening of standards across all purposes , but sufficient demand-strength for gains in residential real estate. For the third quarter, significant net shares of banks… Read More ›

Q2 2020 Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey

The Federal Reserve’s latest release of the Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey shows banks’ lending practices and households and businesses’ demand for various classes of loans as of the second quarter of 2020. As evidenced in the survey, in the wake of the COVID-19-wrought pandemic, widespread economic hardship caused many banks to tighten their standards across all credit classes of… Read More ›

Loan Officer Survey Highlights Gaps In Mortgage and Construction Loan Demand

The theme of the latest Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey reflecting banks’ lending practices, in the first quarter of 2020, is one that is echoed in other reports produced by organizations in the financial services sector. Amid the continuing efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, focusing on existing assets and clients is more important than expanding balance sheets to… Read More ›