Orlando Regional Realtor Association Asks Advice from Foreclosure Training Expert Andy Tolbert

Posted by Lindsay Dicks on Jan 17th, 2008

Andy Tolbert gives Orlando Realtors advice for the Orlando real estate market in 2008.

Orlando, Fl- January 17, 2008- Foreclosure Training Expert, Andy Tolbert, has presented her series of real estate classes across the state of Florida and has vowed to “help agents that truly want to become more successful in their chosen fields.” Recently, the Orlando Regional Realtor Association turned to Tolbert for her New Year’s Resolution and what Realtors needed to do in 2008 to be successful.
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SBA 504 Loan Experts, Mercantile Commercial Capital, Named “Best Small Company in Central Florida”

Posted by Lindsay Dicks on Jan 16th, 2008
Orlando Business Journal Readers Select Mercantile Commercial Capital for Top Award in 2007 Readers’ Choice Awards List.

Orlando, Fla. – January 16, 2008- Orlando Business Journal readers chose the winners for 52 categories in December, and selected Mercantile Commercial Capital, specializing in U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 loans for small business owners, as this past year’s “Best Small Company.”
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Orlando Foreclosure Expert, Andy Tolbert, Gains National Exposure with Agent Direct News Expert Vote

Posted by Lindsay Dicks on Jan 16th, 2008

Agent Direct News selected Andy Tolbert to be a part of their “Network of Experts” Featured Writers and Experts.

Orlando, Fla. – January 16, 2008 – Orlando foreclosure expert, Andy Tolbert was recently selected to be a part of Agent Direct News panel of experts. Agent Direct News is the nation’s largest direct-mail real estate newspaper. With a print circulation of 150,000 and an online e-newsletter that reaches 200,000 people it specializes in providing sales, marketing and technology content for real estate agents as well as builders and developers. Continue Reading »

The Truth Behind the SBA’s Record-breaking Numbers: One Lending Program Flourishes While the Other Flounders

Posted by Lindsay Dicks on Jan 15th, 2008


Orlando, Fla. – January 15, 2008- The U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 504 loan program has grown tremendously over the past five years, whereas its 7(a) loan program has been steadily decreasing in dollar volume. The 7(a) loan has played a large part in giving the SBA its problematic reputation, but the growth of the advantageous 504 loan is turning that reputation around.

Over the past three fiscal years, the number of SBA 504 loans has increased 15.44%, while the number of 7(a) loans has only gone up only 3.8%. In terms of dollar volume, the 504 loan has increased 23.6% in that same time period, while the 7(a) has actually decreased 6.2%. The 7(a) program is down over $900 million, whereas the 504 program is up nearly $1.3 billion according to statistics released late last year by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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American Cancer Society Selects Orlando Music Lawyer Nick Nanton’s Song to Promote ROCK Camp

Posted by Lindsay Dicks on Jan 14th, 2008

Orlando-based, award-winning songwriter gains national exposure with new American Cancer Society promotional video.

Orlando, Fla. – January 14, 2008- Nick Nanton, an Orlando music lawyer, songwriter and producer co-wrote “I Won’t Give Up” with cancer survivor Hanna Peterson. The song has been selected to be featured on the American Cancer Society’s upcoming promotional video to promote “Reaching Out to Kids with Cancer” camps. Continue Reading »