BOSTON, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DebtX, the largest marketplace for loans, said today that prices of commercial real estate loans underlying the CMBS universe continued to strengthen in March.
"CMBS loan prices reflect a fully recovered market," said DebtX Managing Director Will Mercer. "Market fundamentals have contributed to price increases over time, but underwriting standards are being adhered to and the backlog of problem loans has effectively been addressed."
As of the end of March, DebtX had priced $870 billion in commercial real estate loans that collateralize US CMBS trusts. The estimated price of whole loans securing this universe increased to 99.6% at the end of March, from 99% at the end of February. Prices were 94.7% in March 2014.
Median adjusted loan-to-value remained at 59% in March and median debt service coverage ratio increased to 1.43. Median estimated loan yield remained at 4.1%.
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