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Series: The Advantages of Owning Commercial Property II

By |February 4th, 2014|

This 5 part educational series will begin with the advantages of owning commercial property. Please follow us in the coming weeks to learn about the additional benefits of being a property owner.

Most business owners eventually confront the question of whether to purchase or lease their office space. There are many factors to consider in making this important decision. For new dental practitioners who are uncertain of future space needs and want to ensure maximum cash flow as they grow their business, leasing may be a wise option. But for new or seasoned practice owners with a strong financial profile, a clear picture of future growth, and the ability to take advantage of the tax benefits of ownership, a commercial real estate purchase can provide a solid foundation for growing the business.

Favorable Financing Rates

The most significant cost of purchasing real estate is the mortgage interest rate. Today, rates for commercial real estate purchases continue to be at an all-time low, ultimately […]

Series: The Advantages of Owning Commercial Property III

By |February 3rd, 2014|

This 5 part educational series will begin with the advantages of owning commercial property. Please follow us in the coming weeks to learn about the additional benefits of being a property owner.

Most business owners eventually confront the question of whether to purchase or lease their office space. There are many factors to consider in making this important decision. For new dental practitioners who are uncertain of future space needs and want to ensure maximum cash flow as they grow their business, leasing may be a wise option. But for new or seasoned practice owners with a strong financial profile, a clear picture of future growth, and the ability to take advantage of the tax benefits of ownership, a commercial real estate purchase can provide a solid foundation for growing the business.

Equity Appreciation

As you build equity in your business real estate, it becomes an increasingly valuable asset that you can leverage to further grow your business without putting your practice itself […]

Series: The Advantages of Owning Commercial Property IV

By |February 2nd, 2014|

This 5 part educational series will begin with the advantages of owning commercial property. Please follow us in the coming weeks to learn about the additional benefits of being a property owner.

Most business owners eventually confront the question of whether to purchase or lease their office space. There are many factors to consider in making this important decision. For new dental practitioners who are uncertain of future space needs and want to ensure maximum cash flow as they grow their business, leasing may be a wise option. But for new or seasoned practice owners with a strong financial profile, a clear picture of future growth, and the ability to take advantage of the tax benefits of ownership, a commercial real estate purchase can provide a solid foundation for growing the business.

Cash Flow Opportunities

If you purchase commercial property that has space for tenants, you have opportunities for additional cash flow through rental income. You might use tenant income to help pay […]

Series: The Advantages of Owning Commercial Property V

By |February 1st, 2014|

This 5 part educational series will begin with the advantages of owning commercial property. Please follow us in the coming weeks to learn about the additional benefits of being a property owner.

Most business owners eventually confront the question of whether to purchase or lease their office space. There are many factors to consider in making this important decision. For new dental practitioners who are uncertain of future space needs and want to ensure maximum cash flow as they grow their business, leasing may be a wise option. But for new or seasoned practice owners with a strong financial profile, a clear picture of future growth, and the ability to take advantage of the tax benefits of ownership, a commercial real estate purchase can provide a solid foundation for growing the business.

Tax Advantages

Owning your practice allows you to depreciate your asset while writing off all of the mortgage interest paid during the year. In addition, you can enjoy the benefits of several tax deductions […]

Dental Customer Spotlight: Drs. Annie & Stephen – California

By |October 15th, 2013|

Dental Customer Spotlight

Drs. Annie and Stephen share their experience about working with Live Oak Bank.

Dental Customer Spotlight: Dr. Wayne – California

By |October 14th, 2013|

Live Oak Bank Dental Customer Spotlight

Dr. Wayne, California dentist, shares his experience about working with Live Oak Bank to find financing for his practice’s growth.

The Advantages of Owning Commercial Property

By |October 10th, 2013|

Most business own­ers must eventually confront the issue of whether to purchase or lease their office space. There are many factors to consider in making this important de­cision. For new dental practitioners who are uncertain of future space needs, and who want to ensure maximum cash flow as they grow their business, leasing may be a wise option. But for new or seasoned practice owners with a strong financial profile, a clear picture of future growth, and the ability to take advantage of the tax benefits of ownership, a commercial real estate purchase can provide a solid foun­dation for growing the business.

Following are a number of potential ad­vantages to owning commercial property:

HISTORICALLY LOW PRICES

Commercial properties for dental prac­tices are far less expensive today than they were before the recession. In some areas, it may ultimately be less costly to purchase and outfit commercial real es­tate than to build-out and rent a leased space. While property values will not likely […]

Live Oak Bank at UNC School of Dentistry

By |October 3rd, 2013|

For the second year in a row, the dental lending team at Live Oak Bank held a two-day event at the UNC School of Dentistry. Keith Merklin, General Manager of the dental lending team at Live Oak Bank presented to the 4th year dental students on dental practice financing. Live Oak Bank hosted the class of dental students for the ECU @ UNC football game on Saturday. This two-day event at UNC is one that Live Oak Bank looks forward to hosting again in the future.

Dental Customer Spotlight: Dr. Viashali – California

By |September 23rd, 2013|

Dental Customer Spotlight

Dr. Viashali shares her experience about working with Live Oak Bank.

Four Keys to Creating Practice Value for Future Sale

By |August 6th, 2013|

It’s never too soon to start thinking about how to maintain the value of your dental practice for future sale, even if you are just starting a first practice. Despite all the advanced planning, you may end up expanding to a larger location, opening a second practice, or ready to retire sooner than expected.

The value that your practice holds at the time of sale could make the difference between a successful transition and a challenging one. Here are four key steps to building and maintaining practice value:

1. START WITH LOCATION.

Just as with a home purchase, a good por­tion of your practice value is based on “location, location, location.” If you are planning to build or purchase your prac­tice, spend as much of the investment as you can afford to secure a premium prac­tice location. Nothing speaks more to the quality of services patients can expect than the location of a practice.

Look for a professional neighborhood with a good reputation for […]

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