Real Estate Finance, Default Resolution & Servicing

Winstead’s team of 50-plus real estate finance and loan servicing professionals serve the top CMBS lenders, special and master servicers, commercial banks, insurers and private lenders with sophisticated counsel in lending and loan servicing transactions nationwide.  We can structure the deal, help get it securitized, resolve master and special servicing concerns, and follow through on defaults and foreclosures, all at a regional rate structure that offers extraordinary value given our world-class knowledge and experience in the industry.

Winstead attorneys complete deals quickly (typically closing 50 or more a month) because we focus on making transactions go smoothly for parties on all sides of the table.  Above all else, we nurture and value each client relationship, helping national and regional commercial real estate lenders, loan servicers, mortgage bankers and brokers maintain and increase their market share.  Our land-use, real estate development, construction and banking  groups provide a deep bench, offering critical and timely insight to meet closing targets.

On the servicing side, clients benefit from our regional reputation and rate efficiency combined with national capabilities.  We literally wrote the book on Texas foreclosure law, and our commercial litigation and bankruptcy practices offer the deepest support for any related needs.  Originators and servicers of all sizes know us to be responsive, fair and a pleasure to work with.

Snapshot of Real Estate Finance Strengths

Winstead is a strategic real estate finance resource for loan originators, banks, insurance companies, loan servicers and investment advisors.  From term sheet commentary to closing and post-closing delivery, we execute and service real estate projects and portfolio investments through comprehensive assistance with:

  • Master servicing – consent, transfer, assumption, modification
  • Bank loans – bridge, mezzanine, acquisition, syndicated, CMBS
  • Construction loans – single-asset, project-based, property-secured
  • Default resolution – workouts, foreclosures, bankruptcy, deeds-in-lieu, receiverships
  • Secured loan modification and secured note sales
  • Inter-creditor relationships
  • Private debt placement and A/B note financing

Next Steps

In real estate finance, default resolution and loan servicing, Winstead is committed to achieving our clients’ objectives through proven, yet innovative lending and servicing strategies.  For CMBS lenders as well as for banks with special servicing needs, we have closed loans from coast to coast.  We have the reach, relationships and experience to be the right choice for you.

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