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Pioneering the Commercial Lending Frontier


In the intricate sphere of commercial lending, each financial institution employs its unique set of criteria influenced by internal protocols and external regulations. This leads to a scenario where the same property and borrower can receive varying responses across different institutions.

At HALO Mortgage Advisory, we recognize this diversity and have tailored our approach to offer our clients a cohesive, strategic service.


Why Choose HALO Mortgage Advisory?


Our reputation is built on an unwavering commitment to client satisfaction. As an award-winning commercial mortgage brokerage, we provide:

HALO Mortgage Advisory’s Seamless Commercial Lending Process

Navigating the commercial mortgage landscape can be complex, but at HALO Mortgage Advisory, we’ve refined our approach to offer a streamlined, client-centric journey.

1. Preliminary Analysis

Our process kicks off with your vision taking center stage as we conduct a meticulous preliminary analysis to ensure your objectives are comprehensively understood.


2. HALO Mortgage Advisory Onboarding

Once aligned, we embark on our mandate agreement that delineates our mutual responsibilities and our role in managing the entire due diligence process. This formalizes our commitment to championing your interests, marking our unwavering dedication to your venture.


3. HALO Mortgage Advisory Internal Underwriting

Our experienced underwriting team conducts thorough evaluations, assessing every financial detail and aspect of proposals. This comprehensive internal review not only deepens our understanding of each deal but also enables us to identify its strengths and risks.After this process, we prepare a targeted list of lenders, organizing a professional due diligence package alongside the lending proposal. This preparation ensures a focused and effective engagement with lenders, enhancing the likelihood of securing favorable financing.


4. Lender Matchmaking

With a keen understanding of your needs, we introduce your proposal to our vast network of commercial lenders, ensuring the perfect match with advantageous terms.


5. Term Sheet Examination

Following discussions with lenders, we receive and review term sheets outlining the loan’s potential terms. Transparency is key. We meticulously review term sheets, ensuring alignment with your aspirations.

6. Lender Underwriting

The chosen lender conducts their final in-depth underwriting process once the term sheet is accepted and conditions precedent are submitted for final approval and mortgage commitment.

Commitment Letter

7. Commitment Letter and Acceptance

After underwriting, we facilitate the review of the lender’s formal commitment letter, ensuring you fully understand each term. This step includes assessing your ability to meet conditions and, if necessary, negotiating final terms to secure a commitment that aligns with your needs and capabilities.


8. Funding

The culminating step. Once all conditions are met and documentation finalized, the funds are released, marking the successful completion of the lending process.

HALO Mortgage Advisory’s structured methodology offers clarity and confidence, ensuring you benefit from an informed and efficient commercial lending experience.

Frequently Asked Questions

The commercial lending process at HALO Advisory involves several key steps designed to secure financing for your commercial project. It starts with an initial consultation, followed by application submission, due diligence and valuation, offer and negotiation, and finally, closing and disbursement of funds.

To begin, contact HALO Advisory to schedule an initial consultation. During this meeting, we'll discuss your project details, financing needs, and gather necessary information to understand how we can best assist you.

HALO Advisory offers financing solutions for a wide range of commercial projects, including office buildings, retail spaces, industrial properties, multi-family residential buildings, and development projects. Each loan is tailored to meet the specific needs of the project and borrower.

Typically, you will need to provide financial statements for the business, property appraisals, environmental reports (if applicable), project plans, and a detailed business plan including cash flow projections and the project's feasibility analysis.

The timeline can vary based on the complexity of the project and the completeness of the application. Generally, the process from initial consultation to fund disbursement can take anywhere from a few weeks to several months.

Interest rates for commercial loans are determined based on a variety of factors including the project's risk profile, the borrower's creditworthiness, market conditions, and the loan's terms and conditions. HALO Advisory works to secure competitive rates tailored to each unique project.

Yes, we can help you refinance existing commercial loans to improve your terms, lower interest rates, or access equity for further investment or operational needs. Our team will evaluate your current loan and objectives to propose the best refinancing strategy.

Our deep industry expertise, personalized approach, and comprehensive support throughout the lending process set us apart. We not only aim to secure financing but also to ensure that the loan structure aligns with your project goals and financial strategy.

Loan amounts can vary widely depending on the project's scale and requirements. HALO Advisory works with a diverse portfolio of lenders to accommodate a broad range of financing needs, from smaller loans to significant capital for large-scale projects.

The best way to determine if your project is a good fit is to schedule a consultation with our team. We'll review your project details, financial objectives, and provide guidance on your financing options and how we can support your success.

Once your application is submitted, our team conducts due diligence, including financial analysis and property valuation. We'll then work with you to negotiate terms with lenders and move forward to closing. Throughout the process, HALO Advisory keeps you informed and engaged, ensuring a smooth path to funding.

For more detailed information or to begin your commercial lending journey with HALO Advisory, please reach out to us directly. Our team is ready to guide you through every step of the process to achieve your financing objectives.