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There was a time when bankers really knew customers. They could make decisions at their desk based on more than just numbers. They were investors in your business that were in the fight with you—even when times were tough. De-regulation, consolidation, financial crisis, and now over-regulation and the banking world has evolved to a place where small businesses can struggle to find success.

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Introduction ~ Here is what we know!

Drywall cranes are a vital, efficiency-enhancing, equipment purchase for organizations that sell sheet rock. 

From a lending perspective, they represent an outstanding collateral value because of their long life and strong resale value.

Summary: This is must have equipment with a great collateral value and should be easy to finance with good credit.

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For years, professional automotive repair enterprises have appreciated the fact that equipment could pay its own way with leasing and financing. To that point … a myriad of commercial lending options have filled the space to finance all types of repair equipment.

Equipment Leasing / Equipment Financing Solutions for ~ (examples only)

Are you considering new equipment and seeking competitive financing options?  Here are a few suggestions ~

Your Bank – While they may want a chunk for a down payment and be a bit bureaucratic ~ they often offer the best rates.

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So, you’ve been drawn to the freedom and flexibility of starting a franchise? Great choice! The mix of feeling like a small business owner, and having the structure and support of a larger corporation has drawn many franchisees to this career path. There are many benefits to being a franchise owner, but there are certainly some costs to consider as well. We’d like to help clear some of those up, so that you can better plan for the establishment of your franchise.

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Fun Funding

Fun Funding Defined: A business philosophy created by SLS Financial in which customers are treated honestly and fairly in a business relationship of mutual respect and enjoyment.

Commercial lending can be fun – who’d have thought that?

No hidden fees – No surprises. Let’s have fun doing business!

If you are a buyer or seller of equipment, or seeking business funding / lending

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Have you ever thought about the implication of the question ~ “Can I Be Honest?” The answer is, of course, YES PLEASE. You can and should be honest, and the implication of the question is that you aren’t always. Having said that ~ my long experience in equipment leasing and financing is that sales people in this industry are not always forthright. It is to their own detriment that they do not share the truth … and all of it. It should not be this way. Below is a range of rates, or yields when you take into account residuals, for various businesses with Best, Good, and Challenged Credits.

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If you make your equipment easier to pay for, more people will buy it. The previous sentence is not a famous quote. It’s not a parable or the end of some tale, spun by some unrealistic self-help book. It’s a truth. A fact. It’s like saying the sky is blue or that kids like Easter candy. Leading with a payment is the undisputed key to ensure more equipment sales. But…

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Dump Trucks provide their owners great opportunities for growth and success. Often a lender that understands the asset can help make a difference ~ especially when considering acquiring a used Dump Truck.

Rates and terms for used dump truck financing vary greatly from 2 – 5 years, depending on the age and condition of the asset. Rates depend on these factors along with various credit factors such as:

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It is an undisputed given that most all upscale hoteliers provide complimentary ground transportation for their clientele. It’s just a fact.

The question that management must address is to how best to fund this expenditure:

  • A Lease? Which structure?
  • Traditional Loan?
  • Cash?

FINANCIAL REVIEW

Let’s unpack this to help understand the options and address the ultimate questions to answer. Let’s start with the ultimate questions ~

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