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When Perfect is the Enemy of the Good

We’ve all heard that expression, generally given to mean taking too much time to make a choice between two alternatives, one good but the other, perfect!  But, if you deliberate too much, you may miss out on both and have nothing to show for your deliberations.
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2021 In Our Rear View Mirror

Sims Mortgage Funding’s very successful 2021 can be described in a single word – refinance.  We completed eleven refinancing deals last year, totaling approximately $131 million, for existing clients who had HUD-insured loans already in place.
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SMF Uses Note Modification to Reduce California Hospital’s Interest Rate by 60%

Sims Mortgage Funding (SMF) and Parkview Community Hospital made history in 2011 when we closed the first-ever HUD-insured hospital refinancing loan under the Section 242/223(f) program.  That loan refinanced Parkview’s high-interest rate and very short-term […]
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Ten Years Later, SMF Tallies A Transactional Triple-Play for Affordable Elderly Housing Communities in Pennsylvania

Triple-plays are a rarity in major league baseball: since 1876, there have only been 723, for an average of about 5 per season.
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Dog Days of Summer = Positive HUD Program Developments

We’ve all heard the expression the “Dog Days of Summer”. According to The Farmer’s Almanac, the term refers to the period July 3 through August 11 when the sun is closest to the star Sirius, part of the constellation Canis Major, or the Greater Dog.
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SMF Uses Note Modification to Refinance Again an Affordable Elderly Housing Community in Brooklyn

Sims Mortgage Funding (SMF) recently served as Financial Advisor in connection with a $7,035,000 HUD-insured loan that closed in June for Marien-Heim of Sunset Park, a 169-unit, Section 8 elderly housing project sponsored by a […]
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From the Jersey Meadowlands to the Bayou – Sims Mortgage Funding Has It Covered!

Although it is headquartered in New Jersey, Sims Mortgage Funding seems to have a second home in Louisiana – we have closed close to $530 million in HUD-insured loans in the Pelican State.
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HUD’s Three-Year Waiver – One Year Later

It has been just over one year since HUD waived its “three-year requirement” for multifamily projects to be eligible for mortgage insurance under the Section 223(f) refinancing and acquisition program.  Prior to that, a multifamily […]
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