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What it Means to Get Commercial Real Estate Loans

Do you wish you could obtain commercial real estate loans to help grow your business? Level 4 Funding explains how and why they can benefit your business.

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When looking for commercial real estate loans for your company’s business — whether you have extra expenses or you want to grow and expand your business, you need to understand that it’s not like trying to obtain a mortgage for a residential home. There are a lot of intricacies and complexities associated with the commercial type, so it’s important to know what you’re getting into.
If you’re in the market to purchase property for your business or a second location, commercial real estate loans are very useful in helping you get to the next step. Having these extra funds can bring your business into a whole new level if you are looking to build, expand, open a new location or whatever your business needs are. When you apply for this type of loan, you need to know there is a long road ahead. Most traditional loans of this sort take some time for the application and approval process. You should be as prepared as possible with your business plan, financial statements or documentation. You should also be up to date with your current credit score and history. Having all this in place will give you a head start when you start drilling down into this process.
You’re also going to want to do some initial research, planning and prep to increase your chances of a successful approval of your loan. For example, did you know that loans are sometime secured by a lien on the property that you are looking to purchase? That equates to the fact that the lender has legal rights to take over ownership of your property if you aren’t able to make the payment or repayment schedule or other terms of the agreement. That’s why it’s important to read the fine print and all the clauses of the lenders’ agreement so you know what you are signing. Have a lawyer take a look at all documentation is a good idea, too, especially one that specializes in commercial real estate loans.
There are some consequences if you are not able to pay the agreed upon financial commitments outlined in the contract.
If you can’t meet the terms of your loan agreement, or if you become in breach of contract for other reasons, you could put your business in a bad position. If payments are not made to your lender, they could foreclose on your property forcing you to close your business.
There are also other costs and fees associated with commercial loans, besides a down payment and monthly payments. Make sure you are aware of all “hidden fees” before moving too far ahead.
The initial down payment required could be about 20 to 30 percent. This can seem like a hefty amount, but it also benefits you because you begin to earn equity instantly. When you apply for this type of loan, make sure you understand the commitment you are making to your lender so you can ensure you are able to cover all costs in addition to monthly repayment schedule.

Dennis Dahlberg
Level 4 Funding LLC  Private Hard Money Lender
Arizona Tel:  (623) 582-4444
Texas Tel:      (512) 516-1177 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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