The Commercial Real Estate Outlook for 2021

By |2021-01-05T13:56:28-06:00January 7th, 2021|Financing, Real Estate|

2020 was an interesting year for commercial real estate investors. The COVID-19 pandemic brought growth to industrial and storage submarkets while multifamily and retail experienced contraction. Now, as we kick off 2021, here are some trends that property investors should be paying attention to in the upcoming months. Clinics and Labs Need Workspace With the announcement of new COVID vaccines

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Asset-Based Financing for Small Businesses

By |2020-12-08T10:24:46-06:00December 10th, 2020|Business, Financing|

As banks and lenders tighten credit and collateral requirements, traditional loans are moving further out of reach for small businesses. Yet while businesses are moving to the digital space, the need for working capital is very real. Instead of seeking out traditional loans, businesses are leveraging the items they own to create working capital through asset-based financing. What is Asset-Based

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Maximizing Year-End Sales to Carry Your Business into 2021

By |2020-10-02T14:23:30-05:00October 8th, 2020|Business, Financing|

While much of 2020 has been disruptive for businesses, consumer demand remains strong. Year-over-year, e-commerce has been gaining ground, and with the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses should expect online sales to be higher than ever in the fourth quarter. While fewer people will be hitting brick-and-mortar stores during the holiday season, businesses should be preparing for high-volume online sales in the

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Preserving Bank Relationships in the Age of COVID-19

By |2020-08-31T07:53:12-05:00September 3rd, 2020|Financing|

The window for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans closed last month, but businesses still need funding. Many business owners are still applying for other loans through their banks, yet economic conditions and tightening credit requirements can result in loan turndowns. So with everything that is going on with the economy and the COVID-19 pandemic, how can banks preserve their relationships

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Cash Flow Determines How Quickly Businesses Recover

By |2020-07-06T07:53:33-05:00July 9th, 2020|Business, Financing|

As more businesses reopen in cities across the United States, cash flow is becoming the prime concern. Cash flow determines how quickly businesses will recover over the next few months and position themselves for long-term success. What Cash Flow Means to Businesses Cash flow allows businesses to make payroll and cover overhead. Cash flow allows businesses to restock inventory, purchase

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As States Reopen, Businesses Seek Accessible Financing

By |2020-06-02T13:31:41-05:00June 4th, 2020|Business, Financing|

As some states begin to lift restrictions and businesses reopen, entrepreneurs are looking to make up for lost time after having their operations limited or halted completely. However, to get operations up and running quickly without taking on major debt, businesses need a flexible source of financing. Securing Traditional Loans is Difficult Banks and other traditional lending channels are tightening

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Choosing the Right Business Financing Lender

By |2020-05-04T10:43:11-05:00May 28th, 2020|Business, Financing|

After the first round of Paycheck Protection program (PPP) loan applications were dispersed, businesses across the country were eagerly awaiting approvals so they could access relief financing. But even after those funds ran out, some approved businesses were still left waiting. The reality set in that traditional lenders have long loan processing times. Additionally, traditional banks gained over $10 billion

Fix and Hold Strategies in Today’s Property Market

By |2020-05-04T10:38:26-05:00May 21st, 2020|Financing, Real Estate|

For commercial real estate investors, the market outlook is uncertain. The United States is currently adjusting to a pandemic, and a sizable portion of the country’s population is entering retirement, placing downward pressure on property prices. In today’s economic climate, commercial real estate investors are forming fix and hold strategies for properties in their portfolios. The Silver Wave Over 60

Working Capital Solutions for Long-Term Results

By |2020-05-04T10:37:00-05:00May 14th, 2020|Financing|

SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans offer much-needed relief in our current economic climate. However, PPP loans are intended for payroll support, as well as rent and utility expenses for businesses. Outside of the designated guidelines for PPP loans, businesses still need working capital solutions that can be arranged quickly and efficiently, without posing unnecessary risks to borrowers. Fortunately, there

SBA Relief and Recovery Loans Frequently Asked Questions

By |2020-05-04T10:36:33-05:00May 7th, 2020|Business, Financing|

With the second round of funds allocated for SBA Paycheck Protection Program loans, more businesses will be able to get the financial relief they need to pull through this pandemic. wile the details outlined for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans can be confusing at best, we here at Web Finance Direct have decided to address the key points business owners