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Understanding Basic Terms of Private Money Lending (Bridge Loans)

If you’re new to real estate investing or just interested in exploring alternative funding options, you will need to make sure you are knowledgable in the terminology associated with the mortgage process in general, in addition to private money specifics. - Property Types You should understand the differences in them before entering the real estate business [...]

Understanding Basic Terms of Private Money Lending (Bridge Loans)2018-01-29T21:38:06+00:00

Flipping Houses: 10 Important Steps Before you Even Pick Your Paint Color (Part 2)

PART 2 - Essential steps to take into consideration prior to diving into a new flip: Find a Realtor.The benefits of a realtor are numerous, especially since the seller is paying their fees. They can help you find great homes, check the comparable homes in your area, write your offers, and handle the legal paperwork [...]

Flipping Houses: 10 Important Steps Before you Even Pick Your Paint Color (Part 2)2017-12-21T23:25:00+00:00

Flipping Houses: 10 Important Steps Before you Even Pick Your Paint Color (Part 1)

So, you’ve decided you want to start flipping houses. Great! I mean, DIY and HGTV have tons of shows about flipping houses, right? You’ve got this. There’s just one thing… Where do you start? Do you fully understand the significance of all the decisions to make before you even get to the flipping part? When [...]

Flipping Houses: 10 Important Steps Before you Even Pick Your Paint Color (Part 1)2017-12-29T20:30:39+00:00

Bridge Loans 101

You convince yourself you’re just going to look at the house. You’re not going to fall in love with it, you’ll just go look, that’s all. But, as soon as you walk through the front door, you know. It’s perfect. It’s screaming your name and “just looking” is no longer an option on the table. [...]

Bridge Loans 1012017-11-03T18:27:49+00:00

BRRRR Investing (Buy, Rehab, Rent, Refinance, Repeat)

In a fun article about a real estate investor’s awesome deal he made for $1, Brandon Turner describes his process using the BRRRR method; such a good read if you’re interested, How I Bought a Fixer-Upper Fourplex for $1 Down: A BRRRR Case Study. BRRRR is an acronym for Buy, Rehab, Rent, Refinance, Repeat and [...]

BRRRR Investing (Buy, Rehab, Rent, Refinance, Repeat)2017-10-04T22:57:56+00:00

Technology’s Effect on Hard Money Lending

When a traditional loan isn’t a possibility, but you need funding for an investment, hard money lending is where you turn. Several years ago, hard money lending wasn’t necessarily considered the favorite option within the borrowing community... This was due to multiple factors. 1. Modern technology was not a part of the lending process. Unlike [...]

Technology’s Effect on Hard Money Lending2017-09-05T22:44:03+00:00

Know Your Lending Options

We’re all aware of how traditional lending works. You go to the financial institution of your choice and fill out the paperwork, authorizing them to run your credit. This informs them of your income, income stability, credit history, missed and on-time payments, and pretty much everything about you financially. Depending on the details of the [...]

Know Your Lending Options2017-09-05T22:44:36+00:00

Retirement Ahead- Borrowing to Invest in Real Estate

As the dooming era of retirement approaches for the baby boomer generation, the majority of us are aware of the daunting realization in scarcity of funds in both social security and pension plans. However, along with our economy’s ceaseless population growth comes the advantage of alternatives retirement-funding options; specifically referenced in the “reconceptualizing retirement” chapters [...]

Retirement Ahead- Borrowing to Invest in Real Estate2017-04-13T02:48:40+00:00

Luxury House Flipping- Advantageous Financing Options

Before recent market changes- real estate investors, primarily house flippers, were limited when it came to financing options for their investments. Because of the lucratively obvious value behind purchasing real estate, improving and reselling for a quick profit, additional lending sources have now surfaced & become willing to loan funds to be a part of [...]

Luxury House Flipping- Advantageous Financing Options2017-02-16T18:33:22+00:00