Leasehold Mortgagees May Have Faster Route to Collateral

, New York Law Journal


In their Financing article, Joshua S. Sohn, Jason R. Goldstein and Joseph B. Rothenberg of DLA Piper write: Institutional real estate lenders and their counsel generally believe that leasehold mortgages are inferior to mortgages encumbering fee interests in real property, however, when it comes to enforcing the lender’s remedies, the leasehold mortgagee may have an advantage over its “better-secured” fee mortgagee counterpart.

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