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Serial Entrepreneur Bill Green Pays It Forward With New Book For Entrepreneurs

Serial Entrepreneur Bill Green Pays It Forward With New Book For Entrepreneurs

You have the Big Idea. You have the drive and ambition. You see the market. You’ve identified the customers. You want to be wildly successful. You wonder how certain entrepreneurs have achieved success without a fancy education or unlimited access to capital.

In All In: 101 Real Life Business Lessons for Emerging Entrepreneurs, Bill Green uses […]

By |March 24th, 2017|Manage & Lead, News Story, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fighting Fraud: How SBA Lenders Can Avoid FCA Violations.

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) provides loan programs available at most banks and commercial lending that are U.S. government-backed and guaranteed. Each year, the administration guarantees billions in loans and assists thousands of U.S. small businesses with obtaining financing that may otherwise not be available to them from traditional outlets.

Although the SBA does not […]

By |March 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Outlook for Federal Housing Under the Trump Administration.

As the Trump administration embraces rapid change across many spheres of government, it is the approach to Section 8 housing that has the potential to bring opportunities for builders and the private finance industry. In this regard, it is particularly notable that President Trump nominated Dr. Ben Carson, who grew up in the inner city, […]

By |March 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Handy Checklist for Hard Money Loan Monitoring

So you made a high-risk loan…now what? The actions a lender takes during the term of a loan can make or break the return. This article provides a best-practice checklist to help increase the likelihood of full recovery.

There was a lot of hair on the deal, but the borrower seemed earnest and the risk-reward analysis tilted […]

By |March 15th, 2017|Editorial, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Conference Advantage

Pick your business conference opportunities carefully, then make a plan to get the most out of your attendance.

Last year was a very busy one for us all, and now it is time to dive into 2017—discovering new ideas and improved strategies and identifying prospective business opportunities. One way to take advantage of these opportunities is […]

By |February 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mortgage Industry is Unclear About CFPB’s New Servicing Rule

The mortgage industry is anticipating significant changes when it implements the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s 2016 Servicing Rule, but determining how those changes will affect operations will have to wait until the rule is fully implemented.

The CFPB will not allow early compliance with the new regulations, which leaves the mortgage servicing industry left questioning how […]

By |February 15th, 2017|Editorial, Market Trends, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How the JOBS Act opens deal flow for non-accredited investors.

In historic fashion, investing opportunities for ordinary Americans took on new meaning in the spring of 2016 when equity crowdfunding rules from the Securities and Exchange Commission took effect.

Besides opening up a whole new world to non-accredited investors, Title III of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act (Regulation CF) expanded options for entrepreneurs to […]

By |February 6th, 2017|Private Lender, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dodd-Frank: The End Is Near?

On the campaign trail, candidate Donald Trump frequently discussed the need to scrap the Dodd-Frank Act (the “Act”).  Following the election, the President-elect’s transition team signaled that reform will most likely come incrementally. The area most likely to be tackled first encompasses the portions of the Act that have hampered lending by small lenders and […]

By |February 6th, 2017|Market Trends, Private Lender, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Gray is the New ‘It’ Color

Stop by a Sherwin-Williams store and you’ll see that gray is replacing beige as the go-to neutral color for interior decorating. This anecdote provides a platform for a plethora of bad puns, because the graying of the Baby Boomer population is having a major impact on the housing market.

The aging of Baby Boomers presents both […]

By |January 30th, 2017|Market Trends, Private Lender, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Real Estate Crowdfunding Marketplace, Sharestates, Hits $275 Million in Loan Volume

Sharestates, a real estate investment marketplace, has originated $275 million in loans since the platform launched in 2015, making it one of the largest real estate crowdfunding platforms in regards to originations. December 2016 was the most prolific month in the company’s history, as it surpassed $42 million in loans, nearly doubling total loan volume […]

By |January 18th, 2017|News Story, Uncategorized|0 Comments