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Getting a Commercial Loan: Complete 2017 Guide

04.17.17

Learning the ins and outs of getting a commercial loan is a daunting prospect for newcomers. Our Complete Guide is the perfect primer, or refresher, in 2017.

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Understanding Reserve Levels with Commercial Underwriting | Riverdale

04.06.17

Are you curious about the commercial underwriting process? We provide an overview of reserve levels to help you find commercial real estate investing success.

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How does the Broker’s Price Opinion (BPO) Work?

02.23.17

Valuation is key to commercial real estate investing, but is getting an appraisal the only option? We explore one great alternative: the Broker’s Price Opinion.

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How Do Commercial Loan Origination Fees Work?

02.16.17

Are you about to dive into the commercial real estate lending process? Understanding commercial loan origination fees is a crucial step. We equip mortgage brokers with tips and tools to better assist their clients to success.

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How Do Commercial Loan Discount Points Work?

02.09.17

Real estate brokers need look no further. We're here to explain the commercial loan mystery of “points,” why they exist, and how to leverage them in the commercial real estate investing field.

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The Basics of Commercial Loan Syndication

02.06.17

What is loan syndication? In this edition of our Broker Talk series, we tackle this question, offering brokers all the basics to stand out to their clients on this out-of-the-ordinary lending process.

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What is Asset Based Lending?

12.28.16

The term “Asset-Based Lending” is expanding to also describe alternative commercial real estate financing.  This type of lending primarily uses the value of the real estate property to be used for collateral as the determining factor in providing a loan.

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Is Asset-Based Lending Dangerous And Should I Consider It For My Next Real Estate Venture?

10.05.16

Are you looking for working capital to support the growth of your real estate portfolio? Asset-based loans are a much needed source of capital if your real estate portfolio is growing or if you are in the middle of restructuring your portfolio. Asset-based hard money lenders enable you to make use of purchasing opportunities without touching your business capital.

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Hard Money Loans vs a Bank Loan. What's the Difference?

09.28.16

By outlining the basic lending practices of banks and hard money lenders, it will be easier for a borrower to undestand their differences. Commercial hard money lenders offer short term loans that require less paperwork. Hard Money lenders use your real property as collateral for their loan.

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What is the Difference between Hard Money and Soft Money?

09.21.16

You will come across the terms “hard” and “soft” (conventional) in your quest for a loan for investment purposes. You need to understand the difference between hard and soft money for you to make the right decision. We explore the differences between hard money vs. soft money and how to apply for the right loan for you.

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