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Andrew Chesnutt

Are Your Borrowers Setting up Their Entities Correctly?

Author: Kevin Kim Have you paused to consider whether your borrowers are establishing their entities exactly as necessary in the context of the law? If not, seize the opportunity to…

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Andrew Chesnutt

Compliance For Private Lenders

Author: Tom Hajda, Esq. Whether you are a new or seasoned private lender, compliance is central to your company’s long-term success. While it is true that private lenders who make…

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Andrew Chesnutt

The Importance of Warranty Deeds

Author: Melissa C. Martorella, Esq. The process of making a loan secured by real property is a high-stakes affair. That’s why aspiring lenders want to ensure they do everything possible…

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Andrew Chesnutt

The Basics of Preliminary Title Reports

Author: Melissa C. Martorella, Esq. Simply finding the perfect borrower can seem like an arduous process—but the search for the borrower and real property collateral is just the beginning of…

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Andrew Chesnutt

How to Use a Personal Guaranty to Your Advantage

Author: Anthony F. Geraci, Esq. By now, most of our clients obtain personal guaranties on all their loans. However, almost as if it is an afterthought, they don’t know what…

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Andrew Chesnutt

Why You Should Consider a Deed in Lieu of Foreclosure

Author: Kyle Niewoehner, Esq. Dealing with a financial crisis during uncertain times creates significant challenges for many lenders and borrowers. As seen during the COVID-19 crisis, a significant number of…