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Subject: Re: secured promidary notes Date: 4/14/2014 12:44 PM
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Seems high to me given today's low interest rates

Sure, but people keep telling us banks and traditional funding sources are reluctant to lend to anything less than super secure borrowers.

Private placements are an alternative for those seeking funds, but they are higher risk to the lender. Higher interest rates can make them attractive.

The lender can get stuck with large legal bills if the venture fails.

I would think a large diversified portfolio may make them possible. And especially if you have an attorney to help you,
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