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7 Common Commercial Mortgage Misconceptions

Ready to begin your search for a commercial mortgage financing solution that meets your unique needs?  Before you make a decision, be sure to take a step back and reevaluate your commercial lending preconceptions.  All too often, these preconceptions are actually misconceptions — and those could lead to you settling for options and terms that […]

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What the Tax Reform Act Could Mean for Multifamily Investors in 2018

Now that President Trump has signed the new Tax Reform Act, a number of interested parties are pouring through the bill’s numerous provisions to gauge its possible impact on the U.S. economy. While it will take years to fully gauge such an impact, the push to encourage the flow of private capital into U.S. real […]

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The Key to Finding the Best Fit for Your Loan Request

With so many lending options in today’s commercial mortgage market, it can be difficult to know where to submit your loan request. The fact is, different lender types are always going to be a better fit for certain borrowers.  The best thing a lender can do for you is to clearly communicate the types of […]

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How to Sidestep 5 Common Commercial Mortgage Hurdles

You’ve found the perfect commercial property. It’s the right location, the ideal size and the numbers make sense. You are already envisioning your returns when you run into a problem — your lender does not see this investment like you do. He’s questioning the property, the paperwork, and even you! Here are the top 5 […]

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How to Lower Your Monthly Commercial Mortgage Payment

Strategy.  This could be the key in getting the lowest rate possible on your next commercial mortgage.  You will need to be smart and you will need to plan.  So gather some of these tips and your trusty mortgage calculator and start strategizing now 1. Rate Buydowns One of the best ways to lock in […]

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The Value of Customization for Small Commercial Properties

Small business owners, investors of small commercial properties, and other types of entrepreneurs and self-employed professionals all have one thing in common: they see customization as a way of life. Think about it – while others seek stability and structure in their careers, these men and women choose to make their own way.  They set […]

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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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