The Scoop: No Method to the Madness

The Scoop: No Method to the Madness

With the arrival of spring in Seattle, we see Pike Place Market filling up with fresh flowers, our charming neighborhood streets coming to life and the NCAA’s March Madness basketball tournament making its return! Each year, March Madness is where dreams are made and hearts are broken as nearly 50 million Americans fill out brackets […]

The Dangers of Micromanagement

The Dangers of Micromanagement

Our friends at Revitalization Partners help companies make better decisions about business operations. This blog from their newsletter looks at the dangers of micromanagement and employee turnover within organizations. At Juniper Capital, we are committed to sharing business advice that helps you achieve success. We offer private money lending and real estate loans in Seattle and other cities across the […]

The Scoop: Celebrating Our Clients Daily

The Scoop: Celebrating Our Clients Daily

Each year as February rolls around, we start to see bouquets of roses and heart-shaped chocolates filling storefronts in preparation for Valentine’s Day. We watch Oscar-nominated films and hear about movie stars prepping for their big night at the Academy Awards with expert stylists selecting the perfect ball gowns and tuxedos. We gear up for […]

Become Fluent in “Bankanese” to Help Your Business Thrive

Become Fluent in “Bankanese” to Help Your Business Thrive

In January, Al Davis and Bill Lawrence of Revitalization Partners were featured in the Sound Financial Bites podcast hosted by Paul Adams, CEO of Sound Financial Group. The episode, entitled “Speaking Bankanese,” teaches listeners the importance of understanding how banks communicate in order to save companies money and optimize businesses. Revitalization Partners has worked with […]

What's to Blame for Seattle's Skyrocketing Prices?

What’s to Blame for Seattle’s Skyrocketing Prices?

Any aspiring homeowner in Seattle knows that finding a house for sale is becoming a Herculean task, and one nearly impossible when trying to find a home that’s affordable. A laundry list of possible culprits has emerged: Amazon, Californians braving the rain, foreign buyers, or large developers purchasing old properties. However, the real culprit, industry […]

Managing Expectations When Hiring a Consultant

Managing Expectations When Hiring a Consultant

Our friends at Revitalization Partners help companies make better decisions about business operations. This blog from their newsletter looks the importance of managing expectations when hiring a consultant for your company. At Juniper Capital, we are committed to sharing business advice that helps you achieve success. We offer hard money loans in Washington, Oregon, and […]

The Scoop: If It's Not Broken, Don't Fix It

The Scoop: If It’s Not Broken, Don’t Fix It

With a new year, there’s always the temptation to make a big change, whether that be adopting a new workout routine, making a move across the city (or country), or overhauling your company’s branding. However, at Juniper, we stick to the age-old adage: if it isn’t broken, don’t fix it. Since we began as one […]

Seattle Nears Top of Zillow's Hottest Housing Markets

Seattle Nears Top of Zillow’s Hottest Housing Markets

Last week, Zillow, a Seattle-based company, released its predictions for this year’s hottest housing markets across the country. With median rent prices of $2,400 and the median home price over $612,000, Seattle was ranked second. Following behind Nashville, it has a forecasted home value appreciation rate of 5.6 percent for 2017. To compile the list, […]

The Scoop: New Resolutions for the New Year

The Scoop: New Resolutions for the New Year

The holidays give us the opportunity to enjoy good food, spend time with loved ones, and reflect on the past year: our accomplishments, our joys, and our goals going forward. However, while we might create lofty plans for 2017 in the excitement of the season, recent research from the University of Scranton shows that only […]

The Difference Between Finance and Accounting

The Difference Between Finance and Accounting

Our friends at Revitalization Partners help companies make better decisions about business operations. This blog from their newsletter looks at the difference between finance and accounting. At Juniper Capital, we are committed to sharing business advice that helps you achieve success. We offer hard money loans in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, and real estate loans […]