INSIGHTS

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
The Gap Between Appraisals and Environmental Site Assessments
NOTE TO READERS: Appraisals and environmental due diligence have traditionally been treated in silos, but forces are driving these functions closer together. This article was published in this week’s New England Real Estate READ MORE >
  |   07.27.2016
MBA's Small Balance Lending Summit to Focus on Opportunities, Challenges
EDR is excited to be participating in the MBA’s inaugural Small Balance Lending Summit in Chicago next week. The Summit will prove to be timely and informative to community banks and mortgage lenders… READ MORE >
  |   06.17.2016
NJ Case Addresses State's Innocent Landowner Defense
Recent Decision Emphasizes Importance of Environmental Due Diligence General partners held individually liable due to failure to perform proper environmental due diligence prior to acquisition of property in New Jersey. by Douglas Eilender,… READ MORE >
  |   04.20.2016
COMMERCIAL PROPERTY DUE DILIGENCE BENCHMARK SURVEY: TAT
Is Speed More Important Than Price? Are Firms Charging for Faster Phase I ESA Reports? “You want it when?” Ask environmental due diligence consultants what their top challenges are in today’s market, and… READ MORE >
  |   01.27.2016
Why Commercial Real Estate Is Ripe for Innovation
NOTE TO READERS: This blog post appeared on openbox last month and is an extremely interesting read on how the stage is being set for major innovation in commercial real estate due to READ MORE >
  |   01.13.2016
Monitoring Collateral Risk Over Life-of-Loan
Commercial real estate lenders have traditionally given close attention to conducting property due diligence during loan origination. However, many are less vigilant post-closing, and property held as collateral often goes unmonitored over the… READ MORE >
  |   10.23.2015
5 Things I Learned About Vendor Management: “Fingerprints Everywhere”
I’ve heard a lot from lenders about what they’re up against with third party vendor management regulations.
  • “What used to take 1 person part-time now takes 2 FT employees!”
  • “We ended up having
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  |   08.12.2015
COMMUNITY BANKS: Tip Sheet for Sound Environmental Policy Building
Your Go-To Guide for Getting Started It can be risky business these days for small community banks under intense regulatory scrutiny. When banks provide financing for commercial real estate property purchases, they enter… READ MORE >
  |   05.01.2015
The FAA Floats Long-Awaited Draft Rules
NOTE TO READERS: The use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), popularly known as drones, is making headlines and has captured the attention of many, especially in the real estate field. Last month, the READ MORE >
  |   03.16.2015