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How do I grow my business with a loan?
How do I grow my business with a loan?

There comes a point in the evolution of most businesses when an investment needs to be made in order to generate growth.

This is what some business coaches call ‘the small business conundrum’. (Head here for more on the challenges faced by small business owners.) .. Continued

July 06, 2017 by Sarah Robinson

What you need to know about the Commercial Property Market
What you need to know about the Commercial Property Market

NAB released its Commercial Property Survey for the third quarter of 2016. The report offers detailed insights into the Australian commercial property market, state-by-state.

We’ve summarised key findings from the report. For the full version head here... Continued

November 25, 2016 by Sarah Robinson

The pros and cons of an unsecured business loan
The pros and cons of an unsecured business loan

Did you know it is possible to obtain a business loan without putting up collateral, such as property or other assets?

These kinds of loans are called ‘unsecured business loans’, and offer borrowers another option, if they’re looking to grow their business but don’t have the necessary assets to back a loan... Continued

October 21, 2016 by Sarah Robinson

5 small business loan myths busted
5 small business loan myths busted

There are plenty of myths floating around regarding how to secure a small business loan. We’ve taken a moment to debunk some of the most common in our latest blog.

Myth 1. Getting a small business loan is difficult One of the biggest myths associated with securing a small business loan is that the process is difficult. This is often the case for business owners who attempt the process without the assistance of a mortgage broker... Continued

September 13, 2016 by Sarah Robinson

What to do if I am rejected for a commercial loan
What to do if I am rejected for a commercial loan

There are many reasons why a commercial loan application may be rejected by a lender. Understanding these reasons is the best way to determine how to move forward, if your business loan has been rejected.

Why your commercial loan may have been rejected Each individual lender will have its own own criteria for approving commercial loans. This means no list can ever be exhaustive. Despite this, we have shared some of the most common reasons lenders reject commercial loans in Australia... Continued

August 19, 2016 by Sarah Robinson

What kind of security do I need for a business loan?
What kind of security do I need for a business loan?

While a home loan is provided for the purpose of buying a property or land, a business loan may be used for many purposes relating to the operation of a business. Just some examples include purchasing capital equipment and buying vehicles, property or technology.

When a person takes out a business loan, the lender is likely to require some kind of security for the loan... Continued

June 15, 2016 by Sarah Robinson

5 must-read tips for securing a commercial loan
5 must-read tips for securing a commercial loan

When it comes to securing a commercial loan, there are many lenders in Australia able to assist you.

Of course, each lender has its own set of criteria, so getting knocked back by one, doesn’t necessarily mean you are ineligible across the board... Continued

May 20, 2016 by Sarah Robinson

What kind of business loan do I need?
What kind of business loan do I need?

Many people don’t realise that a commercial broker can help you find a competitive business loan. They do this by looking through hundreds of different business loans and finding one that suits your business needs, and your budget.

But where do you start? And how do you know which loan is the right one for you?.. Continued

April 14, 2016 by Sarah Robinson

Xero speeds up Loan Approvals for Small Business
Xero speeds up Loan Approvals for Small Business

We’re always looking out for ways to make life easier for our clients. So we were very interested to see that Xero recently partnered with the National Australia Bank to speed up business loan approvals.

How does it work? According to the Sydney Morning Herald, NAB uses a secure connection to link to a potential borrower’s Xero accounting data. This allows a borrower who operates Xero Accounting Software to file a loan inquiry online... Continued

November 06, 2015 by Sarah Robinson

Commercial property investment 101
Commercial property investment 101

More and more Australians are taking the step from residential property investment into the commercial sector. It’s no surprise. If you can tackle the residential world of property, the commercial world, in theory, shouldn’t be that hard.

Of course, like any theory, practice, is very different... Continued

October 02, 2015 by Sarah Robinson



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