seattle: Working Capital & Business Lines of Credit - 01/27/16 06:26 AM
Working Capital
Working capital loans are something every business needs at some point in their history but are often hard to come by.  The problem with working capital loans is generally not one of qualification but of understanding.
While there are working capital loans with low rates, think SBA and other government backed loans, these loans typically take a long time to close and often leave the business without the fast cash needed to take advantage of opportunities of solve some dire, immediate business need.
Working Capital Loans & Business Lines of Credit
Today's market is filled with companies offering working capital loans, merchant … (0 comments)

seattle: The Bridge Loan with 80% LTV... Possible! - 01/19/16 06:07 AM
The Impossible Bridge Loan
It is a much sought after bridge loan but is often elusive.  A bridge loan with a loan to value ratio (LTV) of up to 80%!  While some believe it is impossible, it is not. 
The majority of bridge loans in the market today have a cap of 65% LTV.  Some lenders will go as high as 75% but only on those cherry deals in prime markets.  However, recently certain bridge lenders have had an epiphany of sorts.
With the large banks still vacant in the commercial real estate lending space, these large bridge lenders have begun to originate GSE … (0 comments)

seattle: Hotel Loans & The SBA Loan - 09/18/15 05:47 AM
Hotel Loans & SBA Loans
Many in the hospitality industry are seeking hotel loans for their next project and tend completely overlylook the advantage of SBA loans.  Small business loans from the Small Business Administration are an excellent resource for funding your smaller hospitality investments.
With the ability to fund hotel loans up to $5 million and as high as 90% in some cases, a hotel loan using SBA guidelines is the perfect choice for many projects.  To find out how easy it is to qualify for a hotel loan using SBA loan guidelines give the experts at Dividend America Commercial Lending a … (0 comments)

seattle: Bridge Loan - Apartment & Multifamily - 08/20/15 06:43 AM
Bridge Loan - Apartment & Multifamily Repositioning
Bridge loan lending can be a complex world filled with unscrupulous players charging high upfront fees and not delivering at the closing table.  Today there are rumored to be bridge loans for apartment buildings and multifamily development repositioning projects with rates in the 8-10% range. 
The reality is that a bridge loan with these rates are typically reserved for deals in the Top 5 major markets and for properties that have a loan to value of less than 50%.  Essentially, these deals represent little to no risk to the bridge loan investor. 
Quality Bridge Loan Investors (Lenders)
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seattle: Bridge Loans for Acquisitions and Rehabiliation - 06/22/15 07:51 AM
Bridge Loans - Acquisitions & Rehabilitation Funding
Bridge loans for the acquisition and rehabilitation of commercial or multifamily residential real estate is a fairly simple process when the correct funding partners are involved.  Understanding the intricacies of how to present the bridge loan opportunity to the bride loan lender is key to funding success.
Popular bridge loan products in today's market include commercial loans for office building acquisition and repositioning as well as loans for apartment buildings and multifamily residential building acquisition and repositioning.
The most successful projects with the highest loan to value ratios in today's market are for multifamily projects.  … (0 comments)

seattle: Business Loans - Fast Cash for Your Business - 05/05/15 03:16 AM
Business Loans that provide fast cash for your business are available in a variety of loan types.  The business loans that close the fastest are small business loans in the category of merchant advances and small business lines of credit.
While these loans may have seemingly high interest rates, they close fast giving the merchant or small business the opportunity to take advantage of special situations.  
For example, a restaurant owner has a old ice making machine that is NOT energy efficient and barely produces enough ice to handle a rush.  An equipment supplier runs a sale on a new ice making machine that … (0 comments)