Factor #1: Population and Marketability
Part 1 — Borrowers often struggle to work with traditional lenders because their commercial property doesn’t fit the lender’s strict guidelines. This is where you come in. If you understand the 5 factors an alternative lender looks for in small commercial real estate – Population/Marketability, Property Type, Loan Purpose, Valuation, and the borrowers themselves – you can quickly spot the deals that can get funded – even if banks say “No.”
Factor #1: Population and Marketability: Traditional lenders don’t like to lend in rural, unpopulated areas with few comparable properties. But a non-bank alternative like Silver Hill Funding will look for qualities that offset this obstacle and build the case for an approval.