How SBA 504 Loans Will Protect Against Rate Hikes

Few things in life are as exciting as starting a new business. Frequently, however, the excitement of what is happening right now at the beginning can fog the view of the future of your business. One of the shortsighted...

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How to Use Bridge Loans to Increase Working Capital

Did you know the term bridge loan doesn’t specify just one kind of financial product? There are a variety of structures and options to choose from. What makes this type of loan is the purpose—when you borrow bridge money,...

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6 Tips for Cultivating Loyal Customers

If you were to look at every other company’s business model, you would find that most of them agree that customer retention is more important than acquiring customers is. While gaining customers is important, it does cost less if...

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Rehab Property vs. Fix-and-Flip: Why This Matters for Financing

If you’re looking for financing for a commercial real estate purchase, you need to understand how vital the investment goal is to your success at finding the financing to close. It’s not that it’s hard to find funding for...

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5 Reasons Why Multifamily Real Estate Investments Can Give You a Better Return

It shouldn’t need to be explained why multifamily real estate is more profitable, but there are a lot of investors out there with a portfolio full of houses that are each only returning a couple percentage points above expenses...

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How to Mitigate Risk Using an SBA 7(a) Loan

Getting a loan from a traditional lender when you are a small startup business is next to impossible unless the lender is somehow guaranteed not to lose their investment. Enter the federal government and the Small Business Administration (SBA)...

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Can Your Business Benefit From Alternative Financing?

Deciding on the best means for financing your small business is one of the most important decisions an entrepreneur can make. After coming up with a good business model and understanding how to market your product, getting funding through...

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Alternative Lending: The Alternatives to Traditional Bank Loans

It’s a rare business owner who pays for everything out of pocket. The vast majority of entrepreneurs use some form of lending in the early going and then continue to access financing as their companies grow. As technology enables...

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How CRE Investors are leveraging Bridge Loans for their Acquisitions

If you’re looking to invest in commercial real estate (CRE) you may have noticed that there are a lot of options available for financing. One of these options is the possibility of obtaining bridge loans for your investment properties....

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How-To: Launch your Commercial Real Estate Career

If you’re looking at starting a career in commercial real estate you may be hoping to find some tips or guidelines on where to start and how to be successful. There are a number of opinions on the matter...

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