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What to Look for When Investing in a Single Family Rental Property

Real estate investors set their sights on single family properties for a number of reasons. Unlike larger apartment buildings or strip centers, investors only have to worry about one tenant at a time. Maintenance costs are typically lower for single family properties and financing can even be easier to obtain when compared to the process […]

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When Does it Make Sense to Buy Down the Rate on Your Commercial Loan?

“It depends.” While this phrase is never what one wants to hear when asking for advice, the truth is that in many different circumstances, the best course of action really does depend on a number of distinct factors.

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Bank Denied Your Commercial Loan Request? Take These 2 Next Steps: Part 2

Part 2: Determine Whether or Not You’re Speaking with the right Lender Types

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Bank Denied Your Commercial Loan Request? Take These 2 Next Steps | Part 1

Part 1: Determine the Root Cause of the Denial Even though banks routinely deny commercial loan requests, the experience can still be difficult for the small business owners and investors who need financing.

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Benefits of Investing in Duplexes Instead of Single Family Homes

Many people who are looking to invest in real estate have grappled with the problem of whether to invest in single-family or multi-unit dwellings. While each has its own set of advantages, investing in a duplex has a number of distinct benefits. Although a duplex may cost more to purchase and insure than a single-family […]

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Tackling 3 Common Commercial Mortgage Myths

When it comes to purchasing or refinancing a commercial property, both seasoned veterans and first-timers are likely to begin the process by conducting a fair amount of research on the type of loan they will need to secure.

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3 Common Mistakes Borrowers Make with Commercial Refinance Loans (and how to avoid them)

Business owners and investors looking to refinance their commercial mortgage have big decisions to make. Deciding which lender to engage, what type of loan to secure, and which terms to accept takes foresight, experience, and a healthy amount of knowledge.

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3 Crucial Questions to Answer Before Purchasing a Multifamily Investment Property

Real estate investors in competitive markets are always looking for the next big opportunity. These days, many are carving out a new niche for themselves by investing in multifamily properties, such as duplexes or small apartment buildings.

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Looking for a Commercial Bridge Loan? Better Have an Exit Strategy

While residential mortgages are often 30 years in length, a typical commercial bridge loan may have a term of only a year or two.  This can be a great benefit in many instances – as an example, you may want to secure a short-term loan right now so you can make property improvements before refinancing […]

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Commercial Mortgage Credit Score Q & A

Your creditworthiness is the first thing lenders review to predict your repayment reliability when you apply for a commercial mortgage loan. But do you know exactly what lenders look for? Or what you can do to keep your commercial mortgage credit score high? Commercial Mortgage Credit Score Have questions regarding your credit score and its […]

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