What is Bridging Finance?

Once you understand what the term, ―Bridging Finance” means, it’s easy to understand how it got its name. The purpose of a bridging or bridge loan is to provide short term cash for a real estate transaction until permanent financing is secured. Bridge loans are commonly used to ―bridge the cash gap” when completing commercial real estate transactions. Everyone knows it’s difficult to time the sale of one property to coincide with the purchase of another property. The ...


Understanding UK Bridging Finance

Bridging finance, also referred to as "bridge loans" and "bridging loans", have nothing at all to do with re-constructing the London Bridge. Bridging finance is typically a short-term loan that a business uses to supply cash for a real estate transaction until permanent financing can be arranged. The word "bridge" conveys the fact that the loan is designed to get you over a temporary obstacle. A typical use for a bridge loan is to cover situations such as when a company needs to close on a ...


Making Money in Equity Finance

Making Money in Equity Finance By William Cate Published October 2001 [http://home.earthlink.net/~beowulfinvestments/] [http://home.earthlink.net/~beowulfinvestments/globalvillageinves tmentclubwelcome/] Do you offer financial services to businesses outside the United States? You could be earning an additional US$300,000/year taking your clients public in the United States. Here are ten possible reasons why non-U. S. Companies should go public in America. 1. Their country lacks a stock ...


Personal Finance 101

The subject of personal finance is very broad, but as a beginning, I would like to discuss what I consider the foundation of personal finance: security. Security Security to me means that I am prepared for the "hit by a bus" scenario. I have life insurance to provide for my wife and children. Health, disability, auto and home insurance policies also provide me additional protection in their respective areas. I also have a list of where these policies are, who my agents are, phone numbers and ...


Do I Need Raised Letter or Full Color Business Cards?

If you've been searching around for business cards that will best represent the image you want to portray for your business, then you've no doubt encountered many options. The Big Two, as I like to think of them, are "Raised Letter" and "Full Color." What are the differences in raised letter and full color business cards? What are the price differences? What looks best for how I want to represent my business? These are all questions I hear on a daily basis. 1. The difference between Raised ...


Increase Web Traffic With Business Cards

8 simple ideas to increase your website traffic using business cards-on a localized level If you've been promoting your online business for a while now, finding it difficult to build your lists and sales due to that barrier of mistrust inherent of the Internet, you will be pleased to know there is an alternative! It's plain and simple, good old fashioned face-to-face, or localized targeted marketing. There are people in your community right now who want and need what you are selling. I am sure ...


Innovative Ways to Attract Online Business

Make your web site as consumer friendly as possible with these helpful tips. Perhaps you’re the new owner of a business, or have been long established in an actual retail shop, and just want to put your items online to show the world what you have to offer. The easiest way to do this is by being selfish! That’s right, think of what YOU like to see when you surf or shop online. Do you appreciate the beauty of a photograph that makes you want to put that product in the shopping cart, or are ...


Pay Per Click advertising for home business owners

Pay Per Click advertising to home business owners The biggest stumbling block for most home business owners is marketing their business. Most will start at free classified sites and free to post FFA pages. Most free advertising will never be seen by anyone and as a result business owners get discouraged and quit. Pay Per Click search engines remain one of the most effective tools you can use to bring quick, cheap, targeted traffic to your site. True to their name, with pay-per-click ...


Latino Television Programs Fill a Void in Hispanic Advertising;

Advertisers that are beginning to focus on the young Hispanic market have been given a gift in the form of Latino television programming. Now mind you it’s not your typical Latino television programming that you would find on Univsion, this programming is geared towards the large and most overlooked demographic, U.S. born Latinos. Advertisers crave the buying power of the Hispanic market, the largest minority group in the United States today. But the problem is that they are limited in their ...


STOP! DO NOT RE-FINANCE YOUR HOME UNTIL YOU READ THIS ARTICLE!

I would like to begin by asking you a question: Do you have a spare $550,000 in cash that I could take from you? Oh, you don't have $550,000 in cash? Then would you mind signing a contract with me allowing me to take $3,000 per month from you for the next 30 years (no reason, I could just use the cash)? No? Why am I getting the cold shoulder here? I didn't really think it would be such a big deal I mean, you're certainly willing to part with that money for the banks and mortgage companies. Why ...