Category Archives: SBA Loan Guides

Evaluating Owner Equity for a Small Business Loan

Owner equity is an important piece of evaluation criteria for SBA loans. As a new small business owner applying for financing, you may be overwhelmed by the amount of criteria that a Houston SBA lender uses to evaluate a loan. … Continue reading

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Recent Changes to Patriot Express Loan Terms

Small Business Loans for Veterans Just Got Better When I talk to veterans about small business loans, I’m surprised at how many are unaware of the options available to them. For many veterans, small business loans are much more attainable … Continue reading

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Should I Use a Small Business Broker to Find My SBA Lender?

Learn more about how to find the right Houston small business lender. A common question I hear from small business owners is whether or not it is beneficial to use a broker when seeking SBA financing. My answer is almost … Continue reading

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SBA 7(a) Loans Just Got Cheaper with New Guaranty Fee Structure

In an initiative to make affordable financing more accessible to small business owners, the US Small Business Administration (SBA) has reduced upfront guarantee fees from 2% to 0% on loans of $150,000 and under. With a potential savings of $2550, … Continue reading

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How Can a Commercial Real Estate Developer Benefit from an SBA Loan?

Small business financing can benefit both the commercial real estate developer and the entrepreneur. While you may know a real estate developer as the individual who manages the build out of various pieces on infrastructure for the property (streets, utilities, … Continue reading

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Small Business Lending Tip: SBA Loans Through Eligible Passive Companies

Did you know? Small business financing can be used for property not owned by the small business. Whether you’re a new small business owner or a seasoned ‘veteran’, a certified lender can help you make SBA financing work for your … Continue reading

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3 Mistakes Small Business Owners Make

To make sure your small business is a success, steer clear of these common mistakes! Though every small business is unique, research has shown that many small businesses fail for the same reasons. Regardless of industry, there are some common … Continue reading

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Small Business Lending FAQ: What Makes Real Estate Eligible for an SBA Loan?

Looking to purchase a piece of commercial real estate for your small business? Whether you’re looking to purchase an existing building, build on a piece of property, or remodel an existing business location, there are several things to consider when … Continue reading

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Why Should a Business Owner Choose SBA Financing for Real Estate

Tired of paying rent and wanting to own your own business facility? SBA loans offer many benefits for borrowers seeking SBA lending verses traditional bank lending, which includes assistance with financing small business real estate. By using SBA lending to … Continue reading

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Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Writing Your Business Plan

Whether rounding up investors or attempting to get a loan, writing a business plan is an extraordinarily important process. A business plan isn’t just a vehicle by which you acquire funding; it will also be the very basis of your … Continue reading

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