Vote YES for Small Business

Our republic is great because of our system of democracy which gives us the gift of capitalism: opportunity for all. Today is Primary Day in my state of Florida and two others. If you live in a state with primary elections today, I encourage you get out and go vote. … Read More

Four Lessons from the Underdog Newsletter

I was excited when Medium.com offered me the opportunity to write about my Loyola Ramblers who had an incredible underdog run on the way to the Final Four back in March. I’ve always been a sucker for the underdog. To this day, as a serial entrepreneur, I still consider myself … Read More

Chris Hurn of Fountainhead Commercial Capital Named Real Estate Influencer

Orlando, FL, August 07, 2018 — Fountainhead Commercial Capital’s CEO and founder Chris Hurn was recently named by American City Business Journals as one of the nation’s most influential leaders in commercial real estate. Executives name to the list represent both large, nationally recognized firms and smaller, family owned businesses. … Read More

Thinking of Making the Jump to a Remote Office? Look Before You Leap.

Why Being In The Same Room Can’t Be Duplicated I’ve read the headlines for years about the coming age of the remote workplace.  It keeps cars off of congested roads, gives overburdened workers flexibility, and provides work-life balance to a generation that craves it.  What could possibly go wrong?  As … 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