Many Times, You Get What You Pay For…

As a professional in the field of lending, I often chuckle at those who make application for loans totaling millions of dollars who then argue the smallest of fees.  Many times we are dealing with sponsors or borrowers who have paid brokers large sums of money  to represent them, only to balk at the lenders request for a deposit for third-party fees.

Most of the times this happens with bridge loans.  As an example, our bridge lending client’s provide up ...

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Bridge Loan to Perm Financing

Bridge Loan and Permanent Financing – How does it work?

Bridge loan to perm financing was a huge strategy back in the heyday of commercial lending and the fast paced economy in the early 2000’s, however the economic collapse saw this lending strategy fade away.  With a resurgence of capital in the commercial lending and multifamily residential finance arena.

A bridge loan can be used to close on a property quickly and take advantage of a distress seller situation or ...

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Small Business Loans with Working Capital

Small Business Loans

Small Business Loans with Working Capital

Small business loans with working capital are great for businesses looking to expand, acquire a building or new location or purchase another business.  Working capital is essentially extra money set aside to use for the cost of expansion which allows the business to utilize its current cash flow for growth.

Small Business Loans and Equipment Purchases

In a situation where a small business needs to purchase additional equipment to support growing demand for their product ...

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Equity and Joint Ventures – Understanding the Cost – Part 2 of 2

… to read Equity and Joint Ventures – Understanding the Cost – Part 1 of 2  … click here

Understanding the Cost of Equity and Joint Venture Structures

Equity and Joint Venture structures admittedly come with costs that seem higher than traditional lending sources, however, when you consider the speed at which Equity and Joint Venture funders move and the high leverage (LTV) commercial real estate investors can obtain, all of the sudden the cost of the money becomes secondary.

Why?  Because ...

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Equity and Joint Ventures – Understanding the Cost – Part 1 of 2

Equity and Joint Ventures – Understanding the Cost

Most commercial real estate investors today instinctively know that they need to investigate Equity and Joint Venture structures to get deals done but most don’t really understand the cost in today’s market.  In order to understand the cost of Equity and Joint Venture funding structures commercial real estate ...

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