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

Fountainhead Commercial Capital Refinances Candlewood Suites in Camas, WA

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Fountainhead Commercial Capital today announced that it recently refinanced the $13 million Candlewood Suites Vancouver-Camas hotel located at 2010 SE 192nd Ave. The 83-room extended stay hotel sits on 1.16 acres and is less than 15 minutes from Portland International Airport. An IHG hotel, Candlewood Suites is a midscale extended stay brand. The hotel bills itself as “not your typical Candlewood Suites hotel.” Built to capture the rustic beauty of the Pacific Northwest, the hotel’s architecture incorporates natural products from the area. It is located on the coveted east side of Vancouver and near local restaurants, shopping and the area’s … Read More

We finance businesses to greatness! Newsletter

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Many large companies have help from the SBA as part of their story. Apple, Under Armour and Chipotle (to name just a few) all turned to the SBA when they needed support early on to take the next step. I founded Fountainhead with the purpose of helping as many business owners as possible to grow their wealth and their business. Our connection to so many companies is often through our referral partners that get paid in our FastTrack504 program. We value everyone with whom we work… but we always want to work with more. I’m never happy until we’ve come … Read More

Increase your 2018 Closings Newsletter

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Saturday was the first day of Fall even though here in Orlando, it still feels like July. Late September means that the deals you start in the next few weeks likely represent your final closings for 2018. Fountainhead is here to support you in getting your clients to the finish line. We will partner with you in a way that increases your deal flow and potentially bumps your numbers for the year. Check out our website and call me about any of the following: Two hour loan approvals with Pronto Fountainhead 504 Loans Low LTV (<65%) Conventional Loans High touch … Read More

Transparency between Me and You Newsletter

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I enjoyed sharing Fountainhead’s story at a YPO Global “In the Boardroom” event last week. I highly value the transparency this group has in regard to business. That’s uncommon these days. Transparency is not just honesty. It’s celebrating success and being clear about failure. I’m an entrepreneur like you or those your serve, so I’ve had plenty of both. Success AND failure propel me forward to accomplish great things for others. Fountainhead Exists for Your Success I understand what it means to give everything you have to an effort and risk it all for success (among other reasons why, I … Read More

Anchor Your Floating Rate with a Refi Newsletter

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We’re praying for our friends on the East Coast who are already under the effects of Hurricane Florence. As an SBA lender for SBA 504 loans, I’m proud of all the work the agency does for disaster relief loans to small businesses. If you happen to be a small business impacted by the storm, click here for more information on that. The SBA played a key role after Hurricane Harvey (and many others) in helping small businesses recover. 7(a) Floating Rate Refi’s The adjustable rate home mortgages of the 2000’s did not end well for many people. A floating rate … Read More

Don’t Forget Newsletter

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The morning of September 11, 2001, is so clearly etched in each of our minds that it’s hard to believe that day was 17 years ago. We were all changed that day but certainly none more than the families of those killed. The stories of rescuers and first responders will live on as inspiration for heroic living. I talk about issues each week that impact small business owners and those of us who serve them. Today, my words are simply that of thankfulness for living in a country where we have the freedom to do business as we please; the … Read More