Beware of These 4 Mistakes When Seeking Commercial Loans Texas

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Beware of These 4 Mistakes When Seeking Commercial Loans Texas

Arizona-Home-Loan-Team-Matt-and-Judy-CallahanThere is a lot of information that you need to gather before beginning to process commercial loans Texas. Knowing these common mistakes can help you avoid pitfalls and get your application approved quickly.

When you are ready to investigate purchasing commercial property it is important to gather as much information as you can about commercial loans Texas. All too often, buyers wait to begin researching commercial loans Texas until they have found a property that meets their needs. As a result, they are in a hurry to find a lender and do not complete their due diligence. It is critical that you review many lenders loan terms and qualifications prior to applying for a loan. In some cases you might not meet the stringent criteria of a commercial lender or you might not know that there are many upfront fees that you will need to pay even before you know that you have been approved. Failing to complete the research can result in wasting money on application fees, lost time resubmitting documentation and even the loss of the property that you hoped to purchase as another buyer who already has funding has purchased it.

Another common error is not hiring an attorney who specializes in commercial loans Texas. This is a big transaction and one that will be legally binding once you sign the contract. Knowing the terms and clauses that you are agreeing to is critical. The only way to be sure that the contract is fair to you is to hire an experienced professional to review the document for you and work on your behalf during the negotiation process.

Having a Plan Is Critical

If you have borrowed money in the past then you are certain to have created a business plan. But if you have never needed a plan and have been simply growing as you needed to increase your services, then it is time to create a full business plan. This is the document that sets your goals for the future and defines how you are going to reach those goals. It is an important document to guide the business and to show potential lenders and investors the path that you will maneuver to grow your business. Applying early is important, but you need to be able to show the lender your plans for the money you are requesting. You need to demonstrate that you have a purpose for the purchase, that you have a specific size and location in mind and that you have the means to repay the loan. You can begin the plan with an excerpt from your business plan and then go into more detail about the property that you are seeking and how it will help to grow your business.

Avoid the Common Issues

Purchasing commercial property is a big commitment and one that you should plan very carefully for. The size of the investment and the risk that it represents to your businesses financial security is rather large. So planning for the loan, carefully selecting the lender and having all of your financial and business documents in order will help to make the process less stressful, less time consuming and much more rapid.

Dennis Dahlberg
Broker/RI/CEO/MLO
Level 4 Funding LLC  Private Hard Money Lender
Arizona Tel:  (623) 582-4444
Texas Tel:      (512) 516-1177
Dennis@level4funding.com NMLS 1057378 | AZMB 0923961 | MLO 1057378
22601 N 19th Ave Suite 112 | Phoenix | AZ | 85027
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About the Author:  Dennis has been working in the real estate industry in some capacity for the last 40 years. He purchased his first property when he was just 18 years old. He quickly learned about the amazing investment opportunities provided by trust deed investing and hard money loans. His desire to help others make money in real estate investing led him to specialize in alternative funding for real estate investors who may have trouble getting a traditional bank loan. Dennis is passionate about alternative funding sources and sharing his knowledge with others to help make their dreams come true. Dennis has been married to his wonderful wife for 42 years. They have 2 beautiful daughters 5 amazing grandchildren. Dennis has been an Arizona resident for the past 40 years.

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