What is a Commercial Mortgage?
In accordance to the respective – and oftentimes fluctuating – financial stasis inherent within the Commercial property market, the opportunity to purchase commercial property on an outright and complete basis may not be available for every individual prospective buyer. Akin to surrounding real estate markets, such as the residential real estate market, the financial, loan-based instrument known as a mortgage may be granted to individuals who do not have the capital necessary for the immediate, one-time purchase of a piece of property.
Upon the approval of eligibility with regard to an applicant for a commercial mortgage, capital may be provided by a commercial mortgage institution, which allows for the applicant to make the purchase.
Drafting a Commercial Mortgage
Within a commercial mortgage agreement, akin to traditional mortgages, typically involves two parties; the title of ‘lender’ designates the individual institution or entity responsible for the provision of the commercial mortgage loan – the title of ‘borrower’ designates the recipient of the commercial mortgage loan responsible for its repayment.
Terms of the Commercial Mortgage
The terms expressed within a Commercial Mortgage are largely determined in accordance with the financial history presented by the applicant; applicants with stronger financial history, higher income, and the absence of debt will be more eligible for attractive commercial mortgage rates, as they will be deemed as less of a risk for default.
Commercial Mortgage Default
Within the legal field of commercial property law, commercial foreclosure is defined as an act of restitutionundertaken by a financial institution – ranging in nature of the lending institution - involving the repossession of a piece of real property as a result of the inability or unwillingness of the borrower of the commercial mortgage loan to satisfy pre-agreed mortgage payments.Once the borrower of a mortgage loan – or borrower – has expressed an inability or unwillingness to satisfy mortgage payments owed; the lender may choose to enact a specific action of recourse in order to avoid a financial loss:
Commercial pre-foreclosure is the temporary ceasing of an impending foreclosure, which allowsthe borroweran opportunity to forego the repercussions latent within commercial foreclosure; this can involve the ‘short selling’ of the commercial property in question to another owner with the hope on incurring revenue to substantiate the outstanding balance of the defaulted commercial mortgage
Commercial remortgaging is a financial procedure that involves the replacement – or exchange - of a preexisting mortgage loan with a third-party lenderproviding new commercial mortgage rates and terms
Commercial Mortgage Resources
The following legal and financial instruments may be available for both individual applicants, as well as for lending financial institutions with regard to the establishment of a commercial mortgage:
Commercial Mortgage Calculators
Commercial Mortgage Calculators are financial tools that utilize algorithms in order to determine – through estimation – the terms of a mortgage loan, with regard to the interest, gross amount of the mortgage loan, repayment, and interest; the facilitation of a commercial mortgage calculator may include the means to estimate the following:
Commercial mortgage quotes may be determined by a variety of factors including an individual applicant’s financial state, solvency, solubility, evaluation of assets, and the condition of the property in question