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The Scoop: Northwest Summer Fun

Summertime is prime time for locals and visitors alike to discover why the PNW might just be the best area in the USA. How can you make the most of your time while the sun is still shining? Get involved with the community at local events and festivals! There are plenty of summer happenings for the whole family to enjoy in the Northwest. We’re shining the spotlight on a few upcoming community events: Take a Bite of Seattle’s local flavor, July 20-22. Foodies will find themselves surrounded by delectable fare from the Emerald City, and summer brings a whole new variety to what’s cooking. 60+ restaurants and pop-up vendors provide dining, drinks, live cooking demonstrations, cook-off battles, and more. The […]

Spring Break that Won’t Break the Bank

At Juniper Capital, we understand that quality time with loved ones is important. We also understand how rewarding it is to spend quality time with your loved ones without breaking the bank. This year, enjoy spring break without having to hop on a plane or take out a loan. Take a look at our list of affordable spring break destinations in Washington State below. The San Juan Islands. Your adventure starts as soon as you set foot on the ferry that will transport you to the awe-inspiring San Juan Islands. Whether you’re kayaking with killer whales or climbing Mount Constitution, there are plenty of thrills to be had on any of the islands you choose to visit. Long Beach. Sink […]

The Importance of Integrity and Accountability

  Our friends at Revitalization Partners help companies make better decisions about business operations. This blog from their newsletter examines the importance of having integrity and accountability in a business structure. As private money lenders at Juniper Capital, we are committed to sharing business advice that helps you achieve success. We specialize in private construction loans in Seattle, Seattle real estate loans, hard money loans in the Pacific Northwest and more: The March 8, 2018 issue in the Seattle Times presents the story of a former Coast Guardsman who injured his leg during a fall in 2011. He went to the Puget Sound VA and had surgery on his leg. After having terrible pain following the surgery and enduring three more surgeries, he finally went to a private […]

5 Unique Ways to Spend Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to show the special someone in your life that you adore them, but your usual celebrations can become repetitive after a few years. If you’ve grown bored of fancy dinners, chocolates and roses, read below for five ways to put some fresh energy into your holiday this year. After all, what’s love without a little mystery, surprise and adventure? Make a Dinner Reservation…at Home. Who needs a crowded, noisy restaurant when you can stay in and make a delicious meal in the comfort of home? Break out the fine china, light the candles and create a special menu for you and your loved one to indulge in. You’ll both savor the quiet quality time […]

Make the Most of the Holidays

  The holidays usher in an exciting, cheerful time of year, but all the hustle and bustle can have many feeling bogged down. Read the tips below from the private money lenders at Juniper Capital to not just survive, but thrive this holiday season! Take a Deep Breath. Instead of focusing on buying presents this holiday season, focus on being present. The holidays can be stressful – from last minute travel plans to avoiding Aunt Judy’s fruit cake – but rather than getting caught up in the chaos, try to be mindful and fully present. Take a few deep breaths, do what you can and forget the rest. Get Organized. This holiday season, take Kris Kringle’s advice: make a list […]

Put the “Giving” Back in Thanksgiving

Each year, the holiday season ushers in its usual hustle and bustle, from parties and gatherings to last minute shopping. It can be easy to get swept up in the madness of it all. At Juniper Capital, we believe in the importance of taking time to reflect on the many things we have to be thankful for and to give to those in need. We are honored to have the opportunity to sponsor or donate to these worthy local causes not just during the holidays, but year-round: Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank. The Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank is committed to providing quality food, clothing and other items to those who need it most. Issaquah Schools Foundation. In partnership with […]

Game On!

Football season is back! It’s time to bust out your tailgating gear and cheer on the Seahawks (or whichever team you’re rooting for)! While we enjoy the NFL for entertainment purposes, watching football can also teach some valuable lessons to help improve your financial situation, believe it or not! Here are four money-smart takeaways you can gain from observing your favorite team. Build a Strong Defense. It’s important to build a strong defense against the things most likely to cost you the “game”. Invest in an emergency fund, purchase solid insurance plans, etc. You cannot sit back and wait for catastrophic events to dictate the actions you should take. Take initiative and take control!  Find a Quarterback Who Can Score. […]

Conventional vs. Alternative Money Lending: The Juniper Capital Difference

Investing in commercial real estate is a complex venture that is difficult even for experts to succeed at, but the rewards can be invaluable. From business executives to entrepreneurs, most investors need funding for an undertaking of this size, and the amount needed is often greater than personal finances will allow. But borrowing money can be an intimidating, stressful process. Who do you turn to for advice? How do you find the best possible rate? As leading private money lenders in the Pacific Northwest, we understand and want you to know you have options! The days of depending solely on conventional financial institutions for money lending are over. Though initially you may think a bank loan is the best choice […]

The Scoop: Take a Hike!

The warm weather has finally arrived and we can’t help but stare out the windows and daydream about our next adventure in that glorious PNW sunshine. From the snow-capped peaks of the Cascades, across the lush rainforests and sandy beaches of the Olympic Peninsula, to fields of wildflowers near Mt. Rainier, exploring Washington’s diverse landscapes is just as beautiful as it is refreshing. It’s time to get out of the office and take a hike! The below day hikes are perfect for enjoying throughout summer 2017. Rattlesnake Ledge. Take it easy with this popular, gently-sloping trail through gorgeous foliage and a rewarding end view of Snoqualmie Pass, the Southern Cascades and Rattlesnake Lake. With a trailhead only 40 minutes east […]

The Scoop: Blue Skies Ahead

We all know how the saying goes – “April showers bring May flowers”, but in the Northwest, it seems that April showers just bring more showers. During the long, dark and dreary winter (and even spring) months, the memories of basking in the Seattle sun become a bit fuzzy, and it seems the only thing we can do to cope is cozy up with a warm cup of coffee and hope for drier, brighter days ahead. This year especially, we deserve a round of applause, because we survived the coldest winter in 32 years, not to mention the wettest February in over 50 years! But just when we think we can’t handle one more rainy, overcast day, the clouds slowly […]