• The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice as declared by the Appraisal Institute of Washington, DC are changing dramatically and the experts need to stay current. Whether you are a seasoned practitioner or just starting, the rules of engagement relative to business valuation are constantly evolving. The courts are setting more and more precedents, the experts are getting better, and there are more online valuation sources that “seem” to make economic sense.


  • An asset-based loan is different from a cash flow loan in the sense that the loan is not secured by the amount of cash flow that a business accrues but instead by the company’s assets. This could include real estate, inventory, equipment, accounts receivable (A/R) or other forms of collateral.


  • Business underwriting may refer to the purchase of corporate bonds or government securities and can be termed security underwriting, insurance underwriting, forensic underwriting, or real estate underwriting. Business underwriting can also refer to several different procedures depending on where and what business is conducted.