Challenges of commercial loan underwriting

Challenges of commercial loan underwriting

Getting a commercial loan can be difficult due to several factors that lenders consider when evaluating loan applications. These factors are aimed at assessing the risk associated with lending money to a business. Here are some reasons why obtaining...

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The Benefits of Hiring a Commercial Financing Advisor for Commercial Real Estate Investors

The Benefits of Hiring a Commercial Financing Advisor for Commercial Real Estate Investors

Introduction Commercial real estate investment can be a lucrative venture, but it often requires significant capital. When investors need financing for their projects, they typically have two options: approaching their network of known banks or hiring a commercial financing advisor....

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Why Loan Offer Amounts May Be Less Than Advertised

Why Loan Offer Amounts May Be Less Than Advertised

When borrowers explore loan options, they often encounter lenders' marketing materials promising loan amounts "up to" a certain loan-to-value (LTV) ratio. However, it is not uncommon for borrowers to receive loan offers that fall below the advertised maximum. Let's...

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5 Reasons Fix-and-Flip Loans From Private DSCR Lenders Are Great Alternatives To Traditional Bank Loans

5 Reasons Fix-and-Flip Loans From Private DSCR Lenders Are Great Alternatives To Traditional Bank Loans

In the world of real estate investing, one popular strategy is fixing and flipping properties. This involves purchasing a property in need of renovation, improving it, and selling it for a profit. To finance such projects, real estate investors...

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The Benefits of Debt Service Coverage Ratio (DSCR) Loans For Rental Property Investors

The Benefits of Debt Service Coverage Ratio (DSCR) Loans For Rental Property Investors

Investing in rental properties is a popular way to generate passive income and build wealth over time. However, securing financing for these types of investments can be challenging. Traditional bank loans are often difficult to obtain, particularly for new...

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30-year Commercial Money? Yes!

W. Karl Baker, CPA When discussing commercial financing needs with prospective clients, one of the first things we get asked all the time is “What’s the rate?”  That depends on a lot of factors, such as property address, the borrower’s...

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Market Update – Interesting News on 80% LTV

By W. Karl Baker, CPA Industry commercial lending underwriting criteria contain some “norms” that are universally agreed upon but applied differently from lender to lender.  One of those “norms” is the rule of thumb that lenders will loan at 80%...

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‘Tis the Season

By W. Karl Baker, CPA There's lots of news out there saying "now’s not the time." "The economy is slowing down." "We're headed towards a recession." "The cost of borrowing is going up." This is a good...

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How To Use Equipment Financing To Stimulate Your Cash Flow

There are going to come times when your business experiences a disruption with its cash flow. When this happens, it can prevent you from taking care of crucial expenses related to keeping your company operational. To avoid a catastrophe,...

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Starting a New Business

Many people are looking to make and start something that has never been done before. Small businesses are starting to pop everywhere as people realize it’s something almost anyone can start. If you are looking to open one, there...

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