INSIGHTS

Webinar Part II: Changes to SBA's Environmental Guidelines
The updated SOP was released by the SBA last Friday. EDR is pleased to host Part II of last week’s webcast where we’ll focus exclusively on changes to the environmental guidelines. This 20-minute… READ MORE >
  |   10.17.2017
HAPPY NEW FISCAL YEAR! MARKET READIES ITSELF FOR CHANGES TO SBA’S ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS
** Part II of our webinar series on the new SOP will be held Thursday, October 19 at 2pm EST. Join us! New SBA SOP 50 10 5(J) Just Released The U.S. Small… READ MORE >
  |   10.16.2017
NADCO Annual Meeting
We’ll be in San Antonio, TX October 17 – 20 for the National Association of Development Companies (NADCO) Annual Conference. Stop by booth 301 and pay EDR’s Mike Bruni and Amanda Young a… READ MORE >
  |   10.12.2017
Boston CLRM: Construction Lending Amid Market Shift
At the end of September, I had the pleasure of speaking at the Construction Lenders Risk Management forum in downtown Boston. Hosted by Partner Engineering’s Bill Tryon and Elizabeth Krol, the event drew… READ MORE >
  |   10.05.2017
Is Your Bank's Appraisal Policy Up to Par? Tips from the Experts
Yesterday EDR, in collaboration with the ICBA, hosted a webinar titled “Are Your Appraisal Policies & Procedures Compliant?” The focus was on the types of things that trip up banks during an audit… READ MORE >
  |   09.20.2017
Houston Market Mobilizes: Boots on the Ground, Drones in the Sky
Nearly ten years ago, I published a piece on the environmental impacts of Huricane Katrina at a time when the media used terms like “toxic gumbo” and “nasty bouillabaisse of chemicals” to describe… READ MORE >
  |   09.08.2017
ALERT: Feds Propose 1st Appraisal Threshold Change in 23 Years
** UPDATE: The Federal Register notice appeared on July 31, 2017, thus opening up a public comment period that closes on September 29, 2017. As many as 4,040 commercial real estate loans could READ MORE >
  |   07.20.2017
OCC Issues New FAQ on Vendor Management
Emphases that third party vendor risk management is not a “one-size-fits-all” process.  The challenges that financial institutions face managing third-party relationships are real, and so is the uncertainty about what regulators want to… READ MORE >
  |   06.23.2017
MBA Small Balance Lending Conference
We’ll be attending the MBA’S Small Balance Lending Summit in Dallas and look forward to exploring the evolving business opportunities and challenges for lenders originating and servicing small balance commercial/multifamily loans.… READ MORE >
  |   05.24.2017
28th Annual Wisconsin Lenders Conference
EDR is excited to attend the 28th Annual Wisconsin Lenders Conference on May 18-19 at the Kalahari Resort and Conference Center in Wisconsin Dells. We are looking forward to presentations and updates from… READ MORE >
  |   05.17.2017