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Fees to Expect When Financing Your Commercial Loan

Don’t let lender fees catch you off guard. Know exactly what fees will be due before underwriting takes place and at closing.

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Commercial vs. Residential Mortgages

Commercial vs. Residential Mortgages: 4 Differences You Should Know for Easy Closings   You’ve heard the term “Knowledge is Power?”   If you are new to commercial mortgages, you’ll find that a little knowledge about the process (and how it varies from the residential mortgage process) will be very helpful for you to have a […]

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3 Steps to Finding the Right Commercial Mortgage

It’s true. The world of small balance commercial lending is populated by a much wider variety of lenders than is the residential lending world. And with the variety of property types and business needs there can be a lot of program options, and finding the right commercial mortgage may seem like a challenge.   But […]

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The Smart Approach to Prepayment Penalties

Like any relationship, the one between you and your commercial mortgage loan can be complicated. It may seem like the perfect pairing when you start, but doubts have a way of creeping in — especially when it comes to your long term plans. Before you commit, it only makes sense to envision that future and […]

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3 Steps to a Quick Commercial Mortgage Closing

Tips you can use to get the funding you need – fast   Many small-business owners and investors looking for a small-balance commercial mortgage are under significant time restraints – they need to act fast to secure a purchase or take out their short-term loan before the balloon payment comes due. Unfortunately, borrowers who partner […]

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Use These 5 Cs to Evaluate Commercial Mortgage Lenders

When lenders conduct a borrower assessment, they typically base their evaluation on some variation of the “5 Cs” – Character, Capacity, Capital, Collateral, and Conditions.   But why should lenders have all the fun? With so many different types of lenders in the commercial mortgage market, it’s just as important for you to develop an […]

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The 5 Factors That Can Make or Break Commercial Mortgage Approvals

It’s no secret that borrowers often struggle to work with traditional lenders when trying to secure commercial mortgage approvals. The usual difficulties are made exponentially greater when the real estate in question falls outside their guidelines.   But what borrowers may not know is that there are alternative lending options that provide the flexibility to […]

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Get the Right Take-Out Solution for Your Commercial Bridge Loan

One of the most interesting aspects of commercial real estate lending is the fact that every borrower has a different story and unique needs. Whereas the residential mortgage arena is full of “comparables,” no two commercial transactions are exactly alike. That said, certain scenarios are more common than others. One well-known case is the borrower […]

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Why We are in The Business of Making Small Commercial Mortgages

Our nation’s small business owners, investors, entrepreneurs, and other self-employed professionals are a diverse bunch. However, they do have one attribute in common: they all thrive on being in control – control of their time, control of their finances, and control of their business’ growth. Unfortunately, a growing number of these professionals are finding that […]

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3 Benefits of Working with a Direct Lender

Why weave through a maze if you can go straight to the finish line? When you partner with a direct lender on your commercial mortgage, you can eliminate much of the difficulty that comes from juggling bank and broker relationships. If traditional lenders have left you with no clear path to a funded loan, take […]

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