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Monday, June 20, 2016

Is a Commercial Mortgage Broker a Good Idea?

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Many people feel as though hiring a commercial mortgage broker may not be the right choice for them. Why hire someone else we you could do it yourself, right? This article is going to give you some insight on this valuable asset.

The process of finding commercial real estate can be very strenuous at times. When most people want to invest in a new property two thoughts usually run through their mind. “Should I hire a commercial mortgage broker to help me,” or “could I forgo a broker and do everything on my own?” You do tend to save a little bit more money when you do not use a broker, but there are advantages to having someone in your corner.

Having a commercial mortgage broker on your side helps

The biggest advantage a commercial mortgage broker has is experience. You do want to make sure that you are shopping around for the right broker. Make sure that they have a substantial amount of experience under their belt. This gives you the confidence that you are getting the best for the money you are spending. Using a broker gives you access to tons of connections and resources, as well.

Most reputable commercial mortgage brokers have great relationships with various banks and mortgage lenders. This takes a lot of pressure off investors looking for the right lender. Most people are busy which is very understandable. It usually takes several weeks to be approved for a loan it is a good idea to have someone that can check in and give you feedback. Instead of having to find time to wade through tons of features and rate plans, you have someone who will do it for you.

As we all know if you do not have knowledge in something you should ask an expert. That is what you are spending your money on. Someone that can correctly calculate the interest rate for you. Someone that is willing to sieve through all the intricacies of an agreement before you decide to commit with a lender. Hiring a commercial mortgage broker could mean a lot fewer setbacks and headaches at the end of the process.

 As stated before, a commercial mortgage broker’s main appeal is the fact that they are able to help you stop from making a bad decision. Many people that may consider taking on the process themselves may not take all the different fees into consideration. Anywhere from credit report fees to title search fees can be added on top of your regular payments. By having a commercial mortgage broker, you could potentially have some of these fees waived.

Commercial mortgage brokers really don’t do all of that, do they?

Believe it or not, they do. There are hundreds of different thing that could possibly go wrong when going through this process. Commercial mortgage brokers are there to help you with everything that you may have an issue with. Whether it is trying to find the right lender that fits your needs or acting as the liaison between all of the people that you talk to. 

Dennis Dahlberg Broker/RI/CEO/MLO
Level 4 Funding LLC
Arizona Tel:  (623) 582-4444 

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About the author: Dennis has been working in the real estate industry in some capacity for the last 40 years. He purchased his first property when he was just 18 years old. He quickly learned about the amazing investment opportunities provided by trust deed investing and hard money loans. His desire to help others make money in real estate investing led him to specialize in alternative funding for real estate investors who may have trouble getting a traditional bank loan. Dennis is passionate about alternative funding sources and sharing his knowledge with others to help make their dreams come true.

Dennis has been married to his wonderful wife for 42 years. They have 2 beautiful daughters 5 amazing grandchildren. Dennis has been an Arizona resident for the past 40 years.