• Weekly Market Commentary

    Weekly Market Commentary

    Bond markets ticked up and down last week awaiting the release of Federal Open Market Committee minutes and the outcome of the vote on Scottish independence.  The 10-year Treasury yield opened at 2.61% and closed the week on an up note at 2.57%.

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    Weekly Market Commentary

    In mid-September, America marks three very different but significant moments in its history. Observances in New York, Washington and Shanksville, Pennsylvania commemorate the 13th anniversary of the heinous attacks of 9/11 which launched our war on terror.

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  • Sims Insights

    5 Emerging Tech Tools Designed for an Aging Population

    So many of today’s older adults want to remain active but are limited by physical, cognitive and mobility challenges, many of which could be easily overcome – or at least, more manageable – with a simple, practical, and well-designed product.

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    Connected Seniors Bridge Generation Gap Through Technology

    To say that most seniors are not tech-savvy is now a grossly inaccurate statement: six in ten seniors (ages 65 and up) report regular internet usage, 76 percent go online daily, nearly half have broadband at home, and 77 percent have a cell phone, says the Pew Research Center.

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  • Sims in the Media

    Sims Raises Subordinate Debt for Tennessee Acquisition

    HJ Sims, through an affiliate, provided mezzanine financing to Gryphon Senior Living, LLC to acquire three communities with 15 beds independent living, 90 beds assisted living and 60 beds memory care.

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    SMF Approved by HUD for Tax Credit Finance Program

    Sims Mortgage Funding was approved by HUD earlier this month to participate in its Low Income Housing Tax Credit Pilot Program. SMF is now authorized to submit mortgage insurance applications under HUD’s “enhanced” Section 223 (f) program for the acquisition or refinancing of affordable multifamily and elderly rental housing that includes low-income housing tax credits.

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