Commercial Finance Association 72nd Annual Convention: Nov 9th - 11th 2016

11.11.16

Do you understand the fundamentals of "factoring"? Do you know what to discuss with an Asset-Based Lender? Can you perform a "borrowing base" calculation? Could you provide "advanced collateral control" if someone asked you to?

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How the 2016 Presidential Election Will Effect Real Estate Financing

11.11.16

The 2016 Presidential election has been full of surprises and unexpected revelations. "Unexpected" is the key word of this election with the introduction of an increasing number of unsettled elements furthering an air of uncertainty. Election years do generally create some uncertainty in the business world which can translate into the postponement of large-scale decisions. While this generally can translate into a reduction in business activity, it has not yet been evident in the activity data for the commercial real estate market.

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Commercial Bridge Loans: 3 Things You Need to Know Today

11.11.16

According to the Chinese zodiac, 2016 is the year of the fire monkey. It was thereby predicted that this year would present a shift into rapid innovation and intelligent, heart-centered action. There certainly has been a great of deal of change and activity so far this year and, with the Presidential elections coming up, even more change is on the horizon.

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Commercial Real Estate Financing - Outlook and Overview

10.29.16

According to recent data, the commercial real estate market is continuing to improve while at the same time conventional banks are growing increasingly conservative in their lending practices. So how does today's real estate developer find the financing they need to take advantage of the strength in the commercial marketplace?

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Commercial Hard Money Lenders vs Traditional Lenders

10.07.16

A borrower's financial and circumstances and commercial real estate financing goals will often determine the use of either a commercial hard money lender or a traditional lender to provide property financing.  Here is a comparison between the two lending options.

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Bridge Loans - A Viable Financial Solution

10.06.16

When buying a commercial real estate property, waiting for the first property to sell in order to close on the new property is not always practical. Hard money bridge loans can be used to fill the time gap and make these transactions work. Bridge loans offer fast and short term financing solutions.

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5 Common Questions About The Hard Money Loans Process

10.05.16

The 5 most asked questions about hard money loans. (1) What is a hard money loan? (2) Des my credit score matter? (3) How long is the loan duration? (4) What are the interest rates for hard money loans? (5) What properties qualify for a hard money loan?

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5 Traits Of A Good Hard Money Lender

10.05.16

Choosing a hard money lender loan lender can be daunting. Here are some important traits to look for in your hard money lender: Communication, Knowledge, Transparency, Professionalism, and Respect.

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Requirements You Need To Qualify For A Hard Money Loan

10.05.16

If you have ever applied for a mortgage with a bank, you know it can be a long and sometimes difficult loan process. It seems traditional lenders want every piece of information under the sun from you for them to confirm who you are as well as analyze your credit worthiness and ability to pay back the loan. Hard Money Lenders are often utilized by those borrowers who do not qualify for a mortgage under traditional lender requirements.

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Smart Real Estate Investors Choose Hard Money Loans

10.05.16

Having a hard money lender in your contact list is an important part of being a successful real estate investor. For properties that do not fit a traditional banker's requirements or that need fast financing, having access to hard money might be the difference between getting a deal done or having to wait for the next one to come along. Here are some advantages hard money lenders offer.

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