Small Business Administration or Small Business Association

Many years ago, I had the pleasure of speaking to a group of aspiring franchise owners at a convention in Anaheim, California. In my remarks, which of course I thought were brilliantly conceived, I referenced the “Small Business Association”. Not just once but: 1) First I introduced our company as being licensed by the Small[…]


The Best-Kept Secret in Commercial Real Estate Financing

What Real Estate Brokers Need to Know About the SBA 504 Loan Program:   It’s no secret that commercial credit is hard to come by these days. More than a few lenders remain reluctant to lend, even to borrowers with perfect credit scores. It’s not getting any easier for small business owners to get financing[…]


SBA Loans Require So Much Paperwork 

  Getting an SBA loan requires so much paperwork!   Unfortunately, I am not going to tell you about a no document, no qualification, instant funding alternative. However, would it have helped if your banker simply helped you organize and complete the application and supporting documents? I can’t tell you how many borrowers have come[…]