You are a key component

We are eager to partner with your CDC to provide SBA 504 financing for business owner wealth creation through CRE ownership. I’ve worked with and closed 504 loans with over 130 CDC’s in my career, and Fountainhead is always honored to be a part of small business success and growth. … Read More

Franchising may be your best business opportunity

In 2018, franchised businesses in the US accounted for 8.2M jobs and over $450B in GDP. And that’s just inside franchises. GDP because of franchises is more than double that. Whether you’re up for a Dunkin Donuts, General Nutrition Centers, Zaxby’s or Meineke, franchising is a great business opportunity for … Read More

I’m Voting for You Newsletter

Vote! Vote! Vote! No matter your political persuasion, get out there and vote. I am unashamedly pro-business. I’m excited our economy is strong and businesses are growing. Make your vote count for business! I’M VOTING FOR YOU Fountainhead is all in for our referral partners. I am committed to making … Read More

Desperation Can Bring About The Best Solutions

I’ve been part of an organization called Young President’s Organization for some time–for over nine years now, and we get regular email communications on a daily basis, various deals and what not, and one day, I got one about someone who wanted to finance their commercial real estate. I responded … Read More

Fast Track 504 Part 1: What Is It?

About a year ago, we launched what we call a Fast Track 504, which is a wholesale program–a secondary market program–meant for banks, credit unions, non-banks, commercial mortgage brokers, all to participate in outsourcing 504 first-lien loans to us to finance. In return, we actually pay them non-interest income premiums … Read More

How Do I Know What I Am Able to Afford?

I got a phone call the other day. Actually, I sent an email to this business owner who I had met probably three or four years ago.  We were talking a year ago about how he wanted to eventually own his property. I gave the advice I’ve given at other … Read More

How Do You Feel Helping People with Wealth Creation?

I get asked that question a lot: Why do I do what I do and how does it make me feel? I know that the financing that we provide, often called smarter financing, is very impactful for these business owners when they buy a piece of property for what they’re … Read More

How Long Does Fountainhead Take to Close a Loan?

Most commercial real estate contracts, when you want to go and buy a commercial property, are made for 60 or 90 days to close. Oftentimes, with a 30-day financing contingency, our average closing from start to finish–from when I talk to a business owner to the time we’re at the … Read More

The top 3 reasons why people choose SBA 504 loans

The top three reasons why somebody chooses an SBA 504 loan? #1: the down payment. It’s oftentimes half to a third the down payment of an ordinary conventional bank loan. This puts less of a burden on the borrowing business and gives it more leverage with its capital. #2: the … Read More