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Founded in 2009, South End Capital is a nationwide, non-conforming lender and intermediary. We offer mortgages secured by commercial and investment residential real estate, as well as collateralized and uncollateralized business loans. Our technology-enabled platform delivers a streamlined loan process, and we are committed to providing excellent service and innovative financing that is affordable for all.

Business.com, Fit Small Business, US Business News, and LendVer have each recognized us as one of the premier lenders in the country.

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Loan Programs

Commercial Real Estate
Subprime SBA 7(a)
PPP / Business Financing

We offer streamlined stated income, full and low documentation mortgages for commercial and investment residential property (no personal residences). Low credit, back taxes, special-purpose property, and other financing barriers can be considered. Purchase, refinance, renovation, fix-and-flip, and cash-out loans are available nationwide (geographic restrictions may apply). We provide short-term and long-term mortgages secured by:

Investment Residential 1 to 4 Units, Multifamily 5+ Units, Mixed-Use, Office, Retail, Warehouse, Industrial, Mobile Home Park, Self-Storage, Automotive, Daycare, Restaurant, Bar, Hospitality, Funeral Homes, Campgrounds, Gas Stations, etc. 

  • $150,000 to $20 Million
  • No Tax Returns Required
  • Rates Start at 5.25%
  • Up To 70% LTV
  • 1, 3, 5, 15 & 25 Years Fixed
  • 15, 25, & 30 Years Amortized
  • Interest Only Available
  • 600 Credit Score Minimum
  • Foreign Nationals
  • Close in 2 to 4 Weeks
  • No Upfront Fees
  • No Upfront Credit Check
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If you want to take advantage of low rate SBA financing, but have been turned down by other conforming lenders—then we can help! As a leading SBA loan intermediary, we’ve closed over $300 million of loans for business owners with poor credit, limited collateral, low cash-flow, a past bankruptcy or foreclosure, a unique business, special-purpose property, or other issues.

Funds can be used for any business purpose such as to purchase, or construct real estate, buy equipment or a business, for working capital, to refinance debt, or consolidate merchant cash advances. Apply below, you pay no upfront fees and your credit won’t be affected. 

  • $30,000 to $5 Million
  • Rates Start at 6%
  • Monthly Payments
  • No Prepay Penalty Options
  • 10 to 25 Years Amortized
  • 600 Credit Minimum
  • Most Businesses Eligible 
  • Unrestricted Working Capital
  • 1 Year Min. Time in Business
  • Nationwide Program
  • No or Low Collateral
  • Up to 150% LTV (only 5% to 10% down on a purchase)
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If you need Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) financing, or an affordable business loan but can’t qualify for an SBA loan or don’t have time to wait for one—then you’ve come to the right place! Apply below to compare financing options from 75+ lenders and find the loan that’s right for you.

100,000+ small businesses have already received over $8 billion in affordable capital for COVID-19 relief, to meet payroll, purchase or refinance equipment, obtain working capital, refinance debt, establish a credit line, or finance accounts receivable. There are no upfront fees and your credit won’t be affected.

  • $1,000 to $10 Million
  • Rates Start at 1%
  • No Prepay Penalty Options
  • Short and Long-Term Loans
  • No Credit Minimum
  • Most Businesses Eligible 
  • Unrestricted Working Capital
  • Nationwide Program
  • For-Profits and Non-Profits
  • Non-Recourse Options
  • No or Low Collateral
  • Receive Funding in Days
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Recent Closings

$917,000
Restaurant, Bar & Grill
SBA 7(a) Refinance/Debt Consolidation
Lexington, OH

$1,825,000
Restaurant, Motel, SFR
SBA 7(a) Purchase/Refinance
Stone Park, IL

$3,300,000
Strip Mall Refinance
Small Balance Commercial
Anchorage, AK

$200,000
Gas Station
SBA 7(a) Working Capital
Wilmington, NC

$1,350,000
Equestrian Facility
SBA 7(a) Land Purchase/Construction
Magnolia, TX

$5,000,000
Crane Company
SBA 7(a) Debt Refinance/Equipment
La Mirada, CA

$380,000
Driving School / Raw Land
SBA 7(a) Debt Consolidation
Sacramento, CA

$1,200,000
Funeral Home
SBA 7(a) Debt Consolidation
Riverdale, MD

$898,000
Technology Co.
SBA 7(a) Debt Refinance/Equipment
Ammon, ID

$192,500
Auto Body Shop Refinance
Small Balance Commercial
Chicago, IL

$768,000
Multifamily Cash-Out Refinance
Small Balance Commercial
Marietta, GA

$185,500
Single Family Cash-Out Refinance
Small Balance Investment Residential
Bonita Springs, FL

$550,000
Light Industrial Purchase
Small Balance Commercial
South Gate, CA

$437,000
Lil Black Bear Inn
SBA 7(a) Purchase
Nashville, IN

$225,000
Cookies by Design, Inc.
SBA 7(a) Business Purchase
East Northport, NY

$3,300,000
Oral & Facial Surgery Clinic
SBA 7(a) Cash-Out Refinance
Mooresville, NC

$280,000
Veterinarian Clinic Purchase
Small Balance Commercial
Houston, TX

$175,000
Single Family Cash-Out Refinance
Small Balance Investment Residential
Melrose Park, IL

$900,000
Daycare Refinance
Small Balance Commercial
Hampton, GA

$400,000
Industrial Warehouse Purchase
Small Balance Commercial
Hemet, CA

$42,500
Technology Co.
Unsecured Business Credit Line
Princeton, NJ

$1,580,000
Engineering Training Co.
SBA 7(a) Debt / MCA Consolidation
Huntsville, TX

$200,000
Plumbing Contractor
SBA 7(a) Land / CRE Purchase
Priest Lake, ID

$782,000
Unbranded Gas Station / C-Store
SBA 7(a) Purchase / Debt Refi.
New Castle, DE

$627,000
Golf Cart Sales Co.
SBA 7(a) MCA/Debt Consolidation
Ponder, TX

$710,000
Oil Field Machine Co.
SBA 7(a) Business Purchase
Arimo, ID

$265,000
Dickey’s BBQ Franchise
SBA 7(a) Debt Consolidation
Mesa, AZ

$525,000
Office Refinance
Small Balance Commercial
Tuscaloosa, AL

$1,205,000
Dog Kennel
SBA 7(a) Debt Refi. & Working Cap.
Santa Clarita, CA

$1,638,000
Welding Co.
SBA 7(a) Land Purchase
Rifle, CO

Team

Management

Noah Grayson
President, Founder
Forbes | LinkedIn

Richard Sabrowske
EVP, Director of Operations
rich[at]southendcapital.com

Matthew Naughton
SVP, Sales Director
matt[at]southendcapital.com

Myron Alford
SVP, Underwriting Manager
myron[at]southendcapital.com

Michael McGee
AVP, Closing Division
mike[at]southendcapital.com

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FAQs

Listed here are the most commonly asked questions about who we are and how we operate. If you have a question that is not found here, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to address it.

Is SECC a lender or a broker?

SECC is a licensed lender and broker under California Financing Law License # 603 L334. SECC funds non-conforming commercial, and investment residential loans in markets nationwide. SECC also functions as a correspondent or preferred origination source for a small group of banks, institutional lenders, investment funds and private finance companies. For SBA loans, Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, and for other loan types SECC does not fund directly; SECC acts strictly as a loan packager for, or a referral source to, those entities licensed to lend.

How do I signup as a Referral Partner with SECC?

If you are a lender, mortgage/loan broker, ISO, finance professional or entrepreneur looking to leverage our non-conforming real estate and business loan programs to increase your revenue, then click here to register and be reviewed for approval as a Referral Partner (there is no cost to register and it only takes a few minutes). Once approved you will be eligible to receive competitive referral fees on loan closings you referred to us, and view the status of your referral pipeline 24/7 in our comprehensive partner portal.

I’m a borrower, broker or lender—why should I work with SECC?

If you are a borrower looking for financing in this market, you know the process can be difficult and confusing. SECC is an experienced lender, founded in 2009, with a focus on customer service, transparency and ethical practices. We have always concentrated on providing non-conforming borrowers the most competitive and affordable loan options, and we have built a reputation as a market leader doing just that (Google us!).

If you are a broker or lender, then you know loan fallout is a costly issue that can be resolved and monetized by the right strategic partner. The loan programs SECC offers are genuine and they perform. We utilize the latest technology to offer our partners the opportunity to convert their leads and fallout into significant revenue. We operate as your back-office so that you can focus your effort on what’s most important to you. We offer competitive referral fees, volume incentives, and additional benefits such as co-branded loan referral links and referral tracking. Once approved you’ll receive access to our innovative partner portal where you can view the status of your referral pipeline 24/7 and manage your account.

Does SECC charge upfront fees?

Once SECC has analyzed a loan submission and determined its eligibility for financing, a Conditional Financing Approval (CPL) and/or a Letter of Interest (LOI) is issued. Upon acceptance and signing of the CPL, no upfront fees are required. Upon acceptance and signing of an LOI, the borrower will be required to pay a non-refundable underwriting or appraisal fee ranging from $0 to $2,500 depending on the loan program applied for. Refunds will not be issued on transactions that do not close because of borrower/broker misrepresentation, cancellation, delays, inability to meet documentation or information requests, omission or fraud, or due to adverse results of third-party reports. A previously submitted underwriting or appraisal fee will be returned in the event that a loan does not close due to SECC error or failure to perform as outlined in the LOI.

Does SECC charge loan points and/or fees at closing?

For our commercial real estate loan programs, SECC is usually compensated directly by our investors or from the sale of our loans, thus we do not ordinarily charge the borrower any excessive points or fees. For SBA, business loans, or loan funded by third-party lenderes, SECC charges market fees. We will always provide a fee quote upfront upon request so there are no surprises for the broker or borrower.

How long does it take to close a loan with SECC?

It takes approximately 2 to 4 weeks to close a commercial or non-owner occupied residential loan transaction. SBA transactions can take anywhere from 30 to 90+ days.

Does SECC offer loan programs outside of the United States?

We offer loan programs nationwide, and in most domestic primary, secondary and tertiary U.S. markets. We do not offer any loan programs in any other countries.

What collateral will SECC lend against?

Only commercial real estate, 1 to 4 unit non-owner occupied residential properties held (or to be acquired) for investment purposes, businesses and hard business assets (i.e.; equipment, machinery, etc.) are eligible for financing under our programs. We do not offer financing on owner occupied residential properties, securities or any other types of collateral.

Are Referral Partners, loan brokers, or third parties ever considered representatives, agents or employees of SECC?

SECC has no subsidiaries, parent companies or agents, and only those individuals listed on the SECC website and who have a southendcapital.com email extension and SECC phone number, are authorized to transact business for SECC. SECC approved Referral Partners are only authorized to refer SECC eligible borrowers for potential financing, and SECC approved Referral Partners are independent, third-party individuals and/or companies, are not subsidiaries, agents, or employees of SECC, are not authorized to make representations, or conduct business on SECC’s behalf, nor commit SECC to any obligation. Any third-party found to be making a claim of affiliation with SECC, a representation or commitment on behalf of SECC, or requesting funds on behalf of SECC, will be viewed as having committed fraud and be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. If you feel you have encountered an individual or entity committing such fraud, falsely issuing documentation on behalf of SECC, or attempting to collect funds on behalf of SECC, please contact us immediately at info[at]southendcapital.com.

Contact

Due to the high volume we are receiving relating to the COVID-19 crisis, we are not taking calls at this time. Please email us your questions by clicking one of the links below, and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

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