51 – Spouse Won’t Sign on Your Personal Guarantee? Here’s How to Compromise With the Landlord and Keep the Deal Alive

Good morning and welcome to Episode 51 of The LeaseSmart Commercial Real Estate Podcast, brought to you by LeaseSmart.com. Your host is Craig Melby, the founder of LeaseSmart, whose objective is to find companies the best facilities and get them the best terms, making their business more profitable and less vulnerable to future, unpredictable circumstances.

You’re in luck because in this episode Craig shares an ingenious solution to a pretty common problem. Here’s the situation: You are ready to start a new business; it’s time to open up shop. What are you going to need? Well, when you sit down with a landlord to sign a lease on this new shop of yours, he or she is going to want you to personally guarantee the lease. Continue reading “51 – Spouse Won’t Sign on Your Personal Guarantee? Here’s How to Compromise With the Landlord and Keep the Deal Alive”

46 – Got Cold Feet? Your Risk May not be as Bad as You Think

Good morning and welcome to Episode 46 of The LeaseSmart Commercial Real Estate Podcast, brought to you by LeaseSmart.com. Your host is Craig Melby, the founder of LeaseSmart, whose objective is to find companies the best facilities and get them the best terms, making their business more profitable and less vulnerable to future, unpredictable circumstances.

Today Craig brings up a topic that we can all relate to: Cold Feet. Whether you’ve made big business deals or small ones, you’ve felt it. It isn’t surprising either when you think about the long term obligations into which you’re entering. Continue reading “46 – Got Cold Feet? Your Risk May not be as Bad as You Think”