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MARIJUANA REVISITED – SBA NOT BLOWING SMOKE!

July 11th, 2018|

Hot-Button Issue Getting Hotter! SBA means business. Back in March we alerted you to SBA’s first-time language addressing retail marijuana-businesses. See SOP 50 10 5 (J) (1/1/18). Subpart B, Chapter 2, V. Eligible Use of Loan Proceeds, F, 1, g, [...]

WESTWARD HO, JRB! SEE YOU AT AMERICA WEST!!

June 13th, 2018|

We’re heading out to join SBA lenders from the Western states at the America West Small Business Lenders Conference, June 20-22 in Costa Mesa, California. This year’s conference is jam packed with educational sessions for SBA lenders of all sizes [...]

CAN THE APPLICANT ACCESS CREDIT ELSEWHERE? MAYBE.

May 31st, 2018|

GOT A POSSIBLE ISSUE? THINK IT THROUGH! Credit Elsewhere. Is there an SBA issue debated more? All the talk – and the ensuing scrutiny – by Purchase Centers, OCRM, OIG and Congress resulted in changes detailed in SBA Policy Notice [...]

SUBMITTING 1502 REPORTS: IT’S ALL ABOUT THE DETAILS!

April 20th, 2018|

SUBMITTING 1502 REPORTS: IT’S ALL ABOUT THE DETAILS! INCORRECT FILING CAN AFFECT YOUR PARRiS SCORE!!  As with all SBA processes, accurate 1502 reporting is critical to maintaining your portfolio’s performance and a positive PARRiS score. And as with all processes, [...]

SBA ANNOUNCES 25-YEAR FULLY AMORTIZED 504 LOAN

April 11th, 2018|

SBA ANNOUNCES 25-YEAR FULLY AMORTIZED 504 LOAN Effective 4/4/2018 and posted on the Federal Register on 4/4/2018, SBA has made available a 504 loan with a 25-year maturity in addition to the10- and 20-year 504 loans already available.  

SBA SMALL BUSINESS WEEK APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2018

April 11th, 2018|

SBA SMALL BUSINESS WEEK APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2018 SBA’s Small Business Week kicks off in Washington D.C. with award ceremonies on April 29 followed by a nationwide bus road show and local events across the country. Now’s the time to [...]

REBECCA MENDOZA MARKS 10 YEARS WITH JRB!

April 11th, 2018|

REBECCA MENDOZA MARKS 10 YEARS WITH JRB! REFLECTIONS ON A DECADE OF TRAVELING THE SBA ROAD WITH GREAT SBA LENDERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY … Ten years in one place in our industry doesn’t happen often these days. I am happy [...]

TIME FOR SPRING CLEANING YOUR SBA PORTFOLIO!!

April 6th, 2018|

SPRING HAS SPRUNG! REFRESH. REFLECT. RENEW. TIME FOR SPRING CLEANING YOUR SBA PORTFOLIO!! I love spring. For me spring has always meant a time for renewal, for cleaning the cobwebs from brain, the dust from my files – and the [...]

BACK-TO-BACK SBA LENDER CONFERENCES IN MARCH!!

March 9th, 2018|

JRB eAlert! WE’RE HITTIN’ THE QUALITY CIRCLE CIRCUIT! Georgia Lenders Quality Circle SE/South Eastern Small Business Lenders Conference ∙ 3/7-3/9 Western Pennsylvania Quality Circle Conference ∙ 3/14-3/16 From the hills of Asheville, North Carolina to the snowy slopes of Western [...]

DEFINING ‘ASSOCIATE’ ACCORDING TO SBA

March 9th, 2018|

FROM RICHARD JEFFREY @ JRB … In a recent eBulletin we took a look at a case study involving two “associates” and what they went through to make SBA construction and 504 loans work for their project. Rough waters all [...]

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