Commercial Mortgage Securitization – An Overview

April 1994, Vol 19, No 1

Abstract: Commercial mortgage securitization has been around for over a decade traveling many bumpy roads with stops and starts. Due to the current limited access to capital, commercial securitization is in overdrive. This article discusses securitization from the differences between residential and commercial, various structures, the process, credit enhancement issues, the problems and pitfalls and its commercial potential.