Getting Ready for Construction Season
How do you close fast and keep construction projects moving? That’s where a commercial loan broker comes in.
An Overview of Small Business Financing
If you’re starting a business in 2023 or just hoping to thrive this year, keep reading. We’ll take a look at how loans vary by business category and how to improve your chances of getting a small business loan.
SBA Success Stories
Because American small businesses are such an important part of the economy, the U.S. Small Business Administration was created to give them a boost. The idea is to encourage local economic growth by creating jobs and boosting innovation.
How to Boost Your Working Capital
To find the right balance, you need to know how to measure the working capital you have, learn how much you need, and find out how much it takes to grow your business. This article will give a few pointers and help you get more familiar with the working capital part of running a business.
2023 Brings Challenges for These Industries
Below you’ll find five industries expected to face an uphill battle in the months to come. If any of them hit a bit too close to home for you and your business, the time to act is now. Be sure to read to the end to discover some tips to help your business weather 2023.
Four Industries That Thrive During a Recession
As many financial experts warn business owners to prepare for the possibility of a recession, loan brokers are looking for ways to help their clients grow and thrive.
Looking Ahead to 2023
With 2022 quickly departing, it’s time to look ahead to what 2023 has in store. What can we expect in the next cycle? In this article, we’ll cover what to watch out for and how to prepare for 2023.
Looking Back at 2022’s Financial Milestones
How do 2022’s financial milestones affect your investment choices and business financing strategy? What should you be doing now to prepare for 2023? While there’s still some degree of uncertainty in what the future holds, there are ways to make your portfolio strong enough to weather changes. In this article, we’ll discuss the impact this year’s events have had on our wallets and how to stave off losses in the year to come.
How to Find the Right CRE Investment Strategy
In some cases, a small investment in amenities can greatly increase residency rates. But, if you sink too much money into the wrong upgrades, you could end up losing money in the long run. Let’s take a look at asset classes, market tiers, and how to adjust investment strategies accordingly.
How Financial Ratios and Benchmarking Help Businesses Thrive
You’ll never know where you stand and how far you’ve come if you don’t start measuring what’s going on in your business. To help, here are some ways to look at benchmarking, where to access quality benchmarks, what to do with them, and how to use benchmarking in financing and growing your business.
Financing Tools for Cash Flow Management
It’s often said that “if cash is king, cash flow is queen.” That concept is based on the idea that really, the queen that makes things happen. When it comes to business success, cash flow does win over a lump sum of capital.
Building Your Capital Stack
When you’re looking to aggressively expand a real estate portfolio, developing a well-structured capital stack can position you for success. The capital stack is the financial structure for your commercial real estate deal. It contains all of the investments used to make the deal happen, including both the debt and equity. Let’s take a look at the overall makeup and goals of a capital stack.
Finding CRE Deals in a Post-Reopen Market
How can a CRE loan broker help you find the best investments in a challenging economy? Read on to find six solid reasons to find a loan broker who will help with your next buy.
Is This the Sweet Spot in the CRE Market?
How worried do you need to be about your investments in the market? Is it a bad time to be invested in CRE? In this article, we’ll look at current economic conditions, their impacts, and why this might be the right time to purchase commercial real estate. Have we reached a sweet spot in the CRE market? Keep reading to find out.
Five Reasons to Use a Commercial Loan Broker
You can think of loan brokers as informed personal shoppers for your business’s financial needs. So, instead of an entire warehouse full of options, you’ll see the choices that fit you, and with our firm, you’ll get an explanation as to why other options aren’t the right fit. All you need to do is tell our brokers a bit about your business.
Funding Sources for Small Businesses
The old adage is true: it takes money to make money. Starting a small business is often about growing a dream into a reality. So where do you get the money to get the dream off the ground?
How to Find a Commercial Loan
There are many types of commercial loans and lenders. It’s not always easy to sort through the financial jargon and decipher the bottom line. This article will give a broad overview of commercial loans and lenders to give you a starting point. To narrow your focus to just the loans that fit your business, talk with a loan broker.
The Challenges of Traditional Banking
New developments in FinTech, AI, and machine learning are rapidly transforming the landscape of how people manage their money. Whether this new technology is a help or a hindrance depends on the institution. This article will delve into some of the challenges traditional banks face with lending and how loan brokers can help commercial loan seekers navigate this ever-changing financial landscape.
Financing Sustainable Upgrades for Your Commercial Property
This article will focus primarily on energy-saving measures and the funding that exists now to make them possible. Talk with your loan broker to find out about all of the options available to you in your area.
The New Federal Funds Rate and What it Means for Your Small Business
Let’s cover the Federal Fund Rate basics, how the Fed uses this rate, and how the FFR affects small businesses.