LIBOR: London Interbank Offered Rate
The London Interbank Offered Rate, or LIBOR, is the interest rate central banks in London are charged for short-term borrowing.
Loan Origination Fees in Commercial Real Estate
An origination fee when referring to a loan is the sum of money charged by a lender upon entering a loan agreement for the cost of processing the loan.
Loan Guarantee Fees in Commercial Real Estate
Loan guarantee fees are the fees charged to lenders for services like bundling, selling, and reporting mortgage-backed securities (MBS) to applicable investors. The fee is charged to protect against losses due to credit related issues in the mortgage portfolio.
FHLB: Federal Home Loan Banks in Commercial Real Estate
An FHLB (sometimes referred to as an FHLBank) or Federal Home Loan Bank is a region based bank that is part of a federally backed group of banks who provide housing finance and community investment loans. There are 11 FHLBs in total that provide reliable liquidity to financial institutions that are members of the program in order to support community investment and housing finance in the country.