Financing is the lifeblood of small business, and the more you know about what lenders are looking for from borrowers, the better your chances of securing financing when you need it.
Let's consider five factors that can have considerable impact on your chances of getting the right financing at the right time.
1. Credit Scores
You credit score is often the most important factor when it comes to qualifying for a small…
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Investing in apartments can be overwhelming.
Developing a financing proposal for a potential capital source, you'll need to focus on the following.
Business Performance Metrics:
Net Operating Income (NOI)
Net Operating Income is the one metric that most investors use to analyze a property. Unfortunately, it's also the one metric that is the most manipulated by real estate agents to get someone to buy a…
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For those seeking multi-family properties, HUD Federal Housing Administration (FHA) loans provide an easier way to finance this purchase with fewer qualifications and increased flexibility.
HUD approved lenders are able to assume a greater level of risk and provide borrowers with the most aggressive rates and terms in the market.
HUD 223(f) apartment loans are available for the acquisition or refinancing of 5+ unit multifamily properties and…
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The Fannie Mae DUS Multifamily Loan program is one of the single largest sources of capital to the multifamily housing market.
Freddie Mac started as a nickname for the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (FHLMC), but in 1997 they gave up their acronym and became simply "Freddie Mac." The government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) was chartered in the 1970s to help lenders access funds for multifamily loans, encouraging more people to develop rental housing to meet…
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Small Business Administration 7(a) loans are one of the best ways to finance your small business.
They're guaranteed by the federal agency, which allows lenders to offer them with flexible terms and low interest rates.
Getting one, can help you grow your business without taking on possibly crippling debt.
SBA loans, as the 7(a) loans are also known, are the agency's most popular type of financing. There's one big…
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The changes are primarily aimed at determining the stability of that income, especially when it is short term and does not involve a lease. The changes apply to loans with settlement dates on or after February 9, 2018.
Commercial loans used to purchase or refinance the subject property, or a non-subject property, which was not owned in the prior calendar year requires considering net rental income only up to a limit of 30 percent of the total of that net rental…
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The U.S.A. economic outlook for this year for all major commercial real estate sectors, are expected to have extensive growth because of the impact of President Donald Trump's economic and business reactivation policies; tax reform, infrastructure spending, immigration policy, health care policy, business spending, deregulation and investment among others.
The country's continued economic resurrection and rising employment in 2018, should benefit all major asset…
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REITs, or Real Estate Investment Trusts, are companies that own or finance income-producing real estate in a range of property sectors.
These companies have to meet a number of requirements to qualify as REITs.
Most REITs trade on major stock exchanges, and they offer a number of benefits to investors.
A REIT is a company that owns, operates or finances income-producing real estate.
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