PLP vs GP

PLP vs GP Lending in 2019 Understanding the Differences By Steve Mariani   Today I explain the true differences between the lender classifications PLP and GP and why at times it is to the benefit of your transaction to actually process a specific loan request...

What Brokers Say

What successful broker offices say about Diamond (actual October 2018 broker survey responses) I like that Diamond has always gone above and beyond to provide the whys and wherefores when presenting a response to my questions.   Diamond always straightens out the...

Commercial Real Estate Might Help You Sell It

Commercial Real Estate Might Help you Sell it By Steve Mariani   There may be much more to consider when the CRE is an option. We all understand our main focus is selling businesses, right? If we wanted to sell real estate then that’s the market we’d be in. So...

More SBA Changes Are Coming

More SBA Changes are Coming Will They Matter to your Office? By Steve Mariani   I’m finally back from the America East SBA Lenders conference which gathers many of the top-level lenders, service providers and the SBA together to discuss the future of transaction...

Two Rules Every Borrower Should Know

Two SBA Rules Every Borrower (and broker) Needs to Know! By Steve Mariani   It never ceases to amaze me when I explain a few very important SBA rules that no one seems to be aware of that can make all the difference in a deal. As I travel the country and speak...

2018 Lending Market Updates

2018 lending market updates We’re Excited! By Steve Mariani   By now you should be aware of the 3 or 4 major changes the SBA has implemented that affect business acquisition lending dramatically, if not, just re-read our last few newsletters. This month I would...