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Typical Listing Price for a House Nears $400,000 as the Spring Buying Frenzy Begins Early

14.03.2022

3 min read. March, 14th. 2022 – by Lauren Coppolone If you were waiting for the housing market to cool off before buying a new home this year, you’ll likely have to wait a...

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New Home Prices Are Rising – Fueled by Supply Constraints

13.10.2021

3 min read. October 13, 2021 – by Jacinta Sherris Low mortgage rates coupled with a wave of city dwellers looking for more space to work from home pushed the housing market towards an extraordi...

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Companies Are Hesitant to Return to Pre-Pandemic Business Travel

21.09.2021

2 min read. September 21, 2021 – by Joe Camberato Travel numbers have increased from a year earlier, but many U.S. companies are cautious about returning to business travel. That was one of the key...

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Writing Your Construction Business Plan: The Definitive Guide

03.05.2021

A construction business plan is an important document that showcases your company’s objectives and your strategies for growth. Whether your construction business is a startup or a more established e...

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Could High Lumber Prices in 2021 Affect Your Small Business?

01.04.2021

While the economy recovers from a global pandemic and recession, lumber prices in 2021 are skyrocketing. Earlier in March, lumber prices in 2021 reached record high levels of $1,040 per thousand board...

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How to Get a Commercial Real Estate Loan in 5 Steps

18.03.2021

9 min read. March 18, 2022. – by Joe Camberato Whether you need additional space, a new location, or simply want to stop paying rent and start paying toward an asset, commercial real estate loans ca...

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How 2021 Steel Price Increases Could Affect Your Small Business

29.12.2020

This blog post was last updated on January 20, 2021 to include new information about steel availability following recent lockdowns in China. Between the global pandemic and an economic recession, 2020...

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General Contractor Loans: How to Get Your Next Project Funded

16.09.2020

In construction, your top priority is to land profitable new projects while ensuring timely progress on existing ones. But in the construction industry, it’s common for general contractors to receiv...

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Definitive Guide to Construction & Commercial Equipment Financing

04.09.2020

5 min read. Updated on April 7, 2022 Regardless of your industry, chances are that you rely on some type of equipment to help customers and clients. From cutting-edge technology to industrial equipmen...

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4 HVAC Financing Options to Heat Up Your Summer Business

01.05.2020

Summertime is rush time for your HVAC business! Before you know it, you’ll be running all over town handling all sorts of projects. From routine maintenance like cleaning dirty filters and coils, to...

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2019 Small Business Failure Rate: Startup Statistics by Industry

24.01.2020

You’ve probably heard the classic story about small business failure rates. Business can be moving along well one moment, and an epic business disaster could happen to anyone out of nowhere.  W...

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HVAC Business Loans Are Helping Contractors Earn Higher-Ticket Jobs

06.11.2019

Scaling your HVAC business the right way is all about taking advantage of every seasonal opportunity. Keeping your business moving throughout the year means: planning strategically, managing your cash...

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The Winter Slowdown: How Construction Business Loans Keep You Afloat

04.11.2019

Whether you like to admit it or not, the weather can have a significant effect on your bottom line in the construction industry. Construction business loans can play an important role in helping your ...

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Eco-Friendly Construction Equipment: Can It Save Your Bottom Line?

02.10.2019

If you’re facing cash flow issues in your construction company, you’re not alone. A 2018 survey showed 84% of construction firms struggle with cash flow, and 19% cite it as a “constant” concer...

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Construction Loans for Builders: Finish Jobs Faster with a Line of Credit

30.08.2019

A consistent flow of work is the key to keeping your construction company going. But you can’t take on new jobs if you don’t have the finances available to get started, or cash flow issues delay e...

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Get Back to the Future with Revolutionary Construction Tech

14.08.2019

New trends in construction technology are changing the way contractors approach building projects. According to industry predictions, the majority of building and construction processes will rely on a...

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Spring Cleaning for Construction Payroll

03.05.2019

Spring and summer are the busiest seasons for construction projects, and your company will likely need to take on more employees to handle the workload. It can be a challenge to find skilled, dedicate...

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6 Proven Ways to Boost Construction Marketing for Spring

22.04.2019

Spring means a big jump in construction jobs as businesses and individuals look for experienced contractors to bring to life the projects they’ve been planning throughout the winter. How can you mak...

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New Exoskeleton Gives Construction Workers Super-Human Strength

16.01.2019

Later this year, Sarcos Robotics will release the Guardian XO: an exoskeleton robot suit designed to give construction workers superhuman strength. Not unlike something from the pages of an Iron Man...

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8 Exciting Trends in Construction to Prepare for in 2019

07.12.2018

The construction industry is growing and evolving at breakneck speeds. Learn how to adapt to exciting trends in construction before 2019 to get a leg up on the competition, and take full advantage of ...

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Tonya Uses Construction Empowerment Loans™ to Build Success

21.09.2018

“There’s been a real problem for women entrepreneurs who need financing in the US for some time now,” says Tonya Mullins, a general contractor in Massachusetts. “Personally, I...

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How to Get Construction Business Loans in 24-48 Hours

20.08.2018

When it comes to construction financing, speed and efficiency is everything. That’s why for a limited time, we’re offering construction loans with an expedited funding process that only ta...

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The Ultimate Price Guide to Backhoe Financing

11.07.2018

Do you need a new backhoe or backhoe loader, but don’t know where to start? Check out this pricing guide for renting vs. purchasing backhoes categorized by size and type. Then, we’ll dig d...

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Financing for Builders: 4 Loan Programs Catered to You

27.06.2018

In short, financing for builders can be a nightmare. The good news is, it doesn’t have to be. Actually, it can be really freakin’ easy. Here’s four loan programs that are specifical...

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Construction Business Loans – Bad Credit

25.05.2018

With the construction industry predicted to face a giant surge in business during the spring and summer months, it's no wonder why increasing numbers of contractors across the country are seeking com...

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Drones in Construction: Are They Worth It?

21.05.2018

The use of drones in construction is on the rise, due new software made specifically to help construction companies and contractors complete projects faster, and with greater accuracy. Contractors and...

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SBA Commercial Vehicle Loans: 10 Frequently Asked Questions

14.03.2018

8 min read. April 14, 2022 – by Joe Camberato Commercial vehicle loans, also known as commercial auto loans, are a financing solution that allow you to buy the vehicles you need to run your business...

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4 Mistakes that Contractors Make When Preparing for Slow Season

29.11.2017

While businesses in many sectors experience ebbs and flows, in the contracting world it’s a foregone conclusion that boom times will be followed by some belt-tightening. In fact, a substantial drop ...

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Our Best Tips for Construction Recruitment

24.06.2016

Few who pass a construction site may consider how the numerous individuals working on a high rise or even a suburban tract development have come together to work seamlessly as a team for the duration ...

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Top Online Construction Management Resources

15.06.2016

While many industries expect their top management to acquire higher education and advanced degrees as they move up the corporate ladder, managers in the construction industry are beginning to take a d...

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Top Ways to Finance Your Construction Business

08.06.2016

New construction starts will begin as soon as ground can be broken this Spring. The slower cold weather months allow construction company owners to make necessary repairs and to budget for the more ac...

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Alternative Construction Financing

16.05.2016

Despite an increase in housing starts for 2016, traditional financing for these construction projects may be difficult to obtain. Banks have tightened their lending practices and have also extended th...

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5 Signs the Construction Industry is Growing

05.05.2016

National’s Construction Infographic Shows Projections for Industry Growth in 2016 Since the 2008 economic downturn, growth in many industrial sectors has been flat or slow at best. In many secto...

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How to Use Construction Financing for Large Projects

18.04.2016

When seeking construction financing for such a large capital investment, the objective is to borrow sufficient financing to bridge the time between making payments and obtaining revenues. No construct...

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