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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
Let’s cover the Federal Fund Rate basics, how the Fed uses this rate, and how the FFR affects small businesses.
Knowing where others are making mistakes can give you an advantage when it’s time for you to seek financing. First, let’s look at some of the most common problems small business owners face when submitting a loan application.
When your business is struggling to stay afloat financially, it can spell disaster. Just like saving a sinking ship, the sooner you act, the better your chances of survival will be. Fortunately, there are steps you can take right now to help you get back in the black. First, we’ll go through how to identify where your business might be leaking cash. Then, we’ll get into managing the debt that’s weighing you down. Ready? Get your life vest on and let’s get started.
The costs of distribution and how to manage them by working with the right lender.
What do you need to know about making a residential property investment that works for you?
A vital piece for your project to make it from concept to final inspection is sourcing the right financing. Without that, all of the careful planning and drafting could be a huge waste of time.
If you’re looking for your next (or first) commercial property, you’ve come to the right place. We’ll cover some of the basics of CRE loans, the most common types of CRE loans, and answer a few FAQs along the way.
Here’s one advantage to working with contracts you may not be aware of – factoring. If you’re not familiar with factoring, this article will break down the basics of how you can use factoring to access working capital so you can deliver on larger contracts.
Let’s take a look at two common types of lenders and how they work differently when it comes to funding your construction project.