The Real Deal New York

An insider’s game: Finding loans controlled by special servicers

From the October issue: New York’s real estate professionals are generally an optimistic crowd, but when you ask them about buying loans or properties controlled by special servicers, they turn cool.

In fact, a handful of Manhattan investment sales brokers and company principals say they have given up hunting for opportunities involving special servicers for their clients. Some say their impression is that special servicers rarely sell and, therefore, are not worth approaching. [more]