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USDA Loans Differentiate Lenders in an Increasingly Competitive Market

Published on April 18th, 2017 by Windsor Advantage, LLC

Competition for quality small business borrowers is only getting fiercer.  Projects and industries that were formerly “off limits” are now pillars of some bank’s lending strategies (think hotel lending).  Businesses are demanding terms that even a few years ago were unfathomable.  Finding a unique value proposition is imperative to compete for strong borrowers in this […]


SBA 7(a) loans are vital to the health of the hotel industry, but lenders need to consider critical steps to be successful

Published on February 9th, 2017 by Windsor Advantage, LLC

As the below graph illustrates, hotels are among the most active industries accessing capital through the SBA 7(a) loan program. That’s because borrowers can use the proceeds for acquisition, debt refinance and/or property improvements often required by franchisors. Not only that, but 7(a) loans can mitigate industry volatility during potentially slow seasons and/or economic downturns […]


How to successfully lend to insurance agencies using the SBA 7(a) loan program

Published on November 10th, 2016 by Shawn Andrews

Potential benefits are great if lenders execute the strategy the right way When properly structured and underwritten, many of the concerns that come with lending to an insurance agency can be mitigated. What’s more, utilizing the SBA 7(a) loan program can help protect a lender against credit losses with a guarantee of 75% to 85% […]


2016 SBA Market Outlook Brief

Published on February 10th, 2016 by Shawn Andrews

Last week we launched our comprehensive 2016 SBA Loan Market Outlook. At 20 pages, we know this is a lot to digest — so we’ll summarize the key takeaways here, starting with our intent. Why read a 20-page SBA lending outlook? The day-to-day conversations we have with lender clients often focus on pressing tactical issues […]