Business Loan Broker: Pros/Cons of Working With A Middle Man
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Business Loan Broker: Pros/Cons of Working With A Middle Man

It’s common knowledge that you are likely to achieve a lower cost for a product or service, by cutting out as many “players” within the ecosystem as possible and eliminating all of the middlemen who markup said products and services for profit. Nevertheless, in some cases, a middleman might actually be your source for cost...

Posted by September 24, 2017September 24, 2017
Franchise Loan: significant pressure for the economy in South Africa
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Franchise Loan: significant pressure for the economy in South Africa

South Africa’s economy is under significant pressure and, for a number of reasons, there is little promise that this will change in the near future. In May this year, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) predicted only 1% growth in 2017, up 0.2 percentage points from their previous prediction of 0.8%. regardless the economic challenges that...

Posted by September 24, 2017September 24, 2017
Commercial Real Estate is slowing in New York City
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Commercial Real Estate is slowing in New York City

Take a look at loan originations for commercial real estate properties in New York City in the second quarter and you’ll find something unusual: The quarter’s biggest loans aren’t just big, they’re astronomically big. And the size of those loans appears to be masking what would otherwise look like a decline in NYC loan origination...

Posted by September 24, 2017September 24, 2017
Small-business lending: a new bank reform to repeal Dodd-Frank?
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Small-business lending: a new bank reform to repeal Dodd-Frank?

Banks could be forced to collect and report data on the small-business loans they approve and reject — including the ethnicity and gender of the business owners — under new rules being crafted by a federal consumer protection agency. Regulators and economist say the data could help identify whether lenders discriminate against minority- or women-owned...

Posted by September 22, 2017September 22, 2017
Business loan: Dilemma’s surrounding its Requirements
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Business loan: Dilemma’s surrounding its Requirements

If startup bug has bitten you, things can be both exciting and challenging for you. Though you might have come up with the best business idea, without the proper finance option, it might not be easy to give ‘wings’ to your business. Small businesses are often caught in a dilemma of which loan option to...

Posted by September 22, 2017September 24, 2017
The Rise of CMBS loans
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The Rise of CMBS loans

Commercial mortgage-backed securities have long been an inexpensive source of financing many borrowers used in the 2005-2007 era when issuance rose to over $400 billion in three short years. Nevertheless, after the market crash in 2008, other financing sources emerged as CMBS fell out of favor and many borrowers spent countless years working out troubled...

Posted by September 22, 2017September 22, 2017
Commercial Mortgage vs Residential Mortgage
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Commercial Mortgage vs Residential Mortgage

The commercial real estate market is strong in many areas of the country. Investing in commercial real estate is much different than residential real estate. Not only are there more variables than residentlial mortgages, but it is more difficult to get qualified for a commercial mortgage. If you are wondering how to qualify for a...

Posted by September 22, 2017September 22, 2017
Colorado’s new Pace Program and how it effects Mezzanine Loans
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Colorado’s new Pace Program and how it effects Mezzanine Loans

Commercial real estate capital stacks have become more complex in recent decades, allowing project sponsors and investors alike to fine-tune the level of risk they are tolerating, and get projects done that may not have been financeable in the past. One newer program, known as Property Assessed Clean Energy financing, is poised to seize a...

Posted by September 22, 2017September 22, 2017
Small business administration sees a split among small business owners
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Small business administration sees a split among small business owners

Six months into her tenure as head of the Small Business Administration, Linda McMahon sees a split among small business owners — they are increasingly optimistic, she says, but many are held back by their inability to get loans or find the right workers for jobs that are staying open. “Entrepreneurs are willing again to...

Posted by September 3, 2017September 3, 2017
How Does Inventory Financing Work?
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How Does Inventory Financing Work?

How Does Inventory Financing Work? Inventory financing is a form of asset based lending that allows you to leverage your inventory. This can help improve your company’s cash flow and provide funds to pay for business expenses, or to buy more inventory. This type of financing is useful if you are unable to get higher...

Posted by September 3, 2017September 3, 2017