41 set the bar high.

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Yesterday was quite a day in our nation’s capital as we celebrated the life and leadership of George H.W. Bush, our 41st President. I was fortunate to be in Washington, D.C. earlier this week at a conference for small business lenders, and a couple of my friends and I got to go to the Capitol and pay our respects to President Bush, in-person. These keepsakes (front and back are pictured here) were given to visitors in the Rotunda.  THANK YOU, Mr. President. Humanity is better off from your efforts. Great father, doting husband, war hero, smart statesman and patriarch of … Read More

Get ready for a successful 2019 now!

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I hear people already reflecting on 2018 and discussing hopes for the new year in business. Dreams are great, but I believe in positioning a business to fulfill those dreams with a strategic plan to grow. I recently read Business News Daily’s online 20 Trends and Predictions for 2019. There were some interesting ideas in it and worth a three minute read. The best thing I know for you and me to do is position our business clients for growth and wealth by owning their commercial real estate. Fountainhead was excited to do that for more business owner’s than ever … Read More

$ for Owners and Referral Partners

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I’ve been fortunate to travel or do business in almost every state in our great country. I love seeing the sights, but most of all, I enjoy meeting people like you who are getting it done every day. Fountainhead is a national direct commercial lender, so we are privileged to work with business owners and our referral partners all over the country in closing loans on CRE. We’re headquartered in sunny Florida, but 2018 has taken us everywhere from Oregon to North Carolina to a recent closing in San Francisco (see below). I’m in NYC this very morning, in fact, … Read More

Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours

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It’s been 397 years since that first Thanksgiving meal that started the tradition we all celebrate this Thursday. I am thankful for many things from family to freedom to the opportunity to serve business owners and work with our referral partners who touch commercial real estate in many ways. I wish for each of you a memorable Thanksgiving with family and friends. The Fountainhead team will be out on Thursday and Friday with our families, but I am otherwise available to help you finish strong in 2018. Call or email me anytime. Happy Thanksgiving.  

The SBA will literally help you rise from the ashes

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Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims of the California fires. The loss of life and property is staggering and gives all of us perspective on what we have to be thankful for as the end of 2018 gets closer. If your small business or the business of a client has been impacted, remember the SBA offers low interest disaster recovery loan assistance. An SBA Disaster Recovery Center opens today in Camarillo, CA. What Types of Businesses Have the SBA 504 Loan Helped? The SBA 504 loan program is a perfect product for entrepreneurs who want to make … Read More

Do you want to break a record? Newsletter

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The political ads have finally ceased, and we can start life again. There’s been lots of talk about all the records broken in this election cycle… more money, more turnout, more business candidates. Fountainhead is breaking a record this year too. We will close more projects for business owners than any other year since we opened. Our rate of growth actually exceeds any year at the former company I started. I’m excited to work with every single business owner that’s investing in their company’s future by buying a commercial property to call home. It’s an honor for us to work … Read More

I can’t vote if you don’t read this for 60 seconds Newsletter

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The political craziness in our country is at a frenzy. I’m amazed at the billboards and signs reminding people to vote. We shouldn’t have to be reminded to do the right thing. Fountainhead is committed to doing the right thing – no reminders needed. We will always: Act quickly (2 hour approvals with Pronto) Serve with diligence, accuracy and excellence Close on time Our vote is for business owners and commercial real estate. We work with entrepreneurs directly and also pay our referral partners to get their clients to the finish line. I’m a raving fan of customer service. That’s … Read More

Have you considered going conventional? Newsletter

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Many people think of us as the “504 guys.” We enjoy financing business owners with that SBA product, but over half of our volume so far this year is actually our conventional loan product. Check out this really short (0:52) description of why Fountainhead’s conventional loan product may be just the right thing for you or your client. Whatever loan serves you best, the Fountainhead team is standing by to still close commercial real estate loans for you and your clients, by the end of 2018. I’m available any day to speak with you about your financing needs or the … Read More

4 Incredible Comebacks Newsletter

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Everybody loves a great comeback story. They permeate every part of life. Apple: bankruptcy to tech giant. Kurt Warner: welfare to Super Bowl MVP. Lego: losses to most profitable toy maker. Robert Downey Jr: drug arrests to Marvel hero. Ready for Your Own Comeback? Don’t throw in the towel just yet. Your business or the businesses of those you serve should say checkmate to ever increasing lease payments, and reposition by buying commercial real estate. Repositioning creates equity, impacts cash flow and catapults growth. Fountainhead is creating comebacks with Fountainhead 504 and Low LTV Conventional loans. Business owners are on … Read More

Your Clock is Ticking Newsletter

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I passed a home this week that already had Christmas lights up. I love the holidays, but really? It did remind me that the clock is ticking on business to be completed this year. If you want to get it across the finish line in 2018, it’s time to take action, NOW. Our average time to close a loan is 40 days, from first call/email to signing final documents. But, if everyone’s motivated and hustles, our record is 21 days, from start to finish. Regardless, we can approve you or those you serve in under two hours with our AI … Read More