Hard Money Loans vs. Conventional Investor Loans

If You Need Capital Fast a Hard Money Loan Can Be the Answer   There are a lot of misconceptions regarding Hard Money Loans and Hard Money Lenders. Most of the confusion surrounds the differences between conventional mortgages and hard money loans. I wanted to take a moment and try to answer many of the […]

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Too Much Property For Bank Financing?

When Your Loan Doesn’t Fit the Equation   Real estate investors with multiple properties can face an uphill battle when looking to obtain financing for their investment properties. While income, credit and the ability to repay should be the determining factors, many funding sources cap the number of properties an investor can own. This can […]

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How To Diversify And Grow Your Retirement Portfolio

How to Gain Security In Changing Times How do you feel about staking your entire future on the stock market? Risky, right! Who would do that? Surprisingly enough, a lot of investors are putting their money in the stock market directly or indirectly. If you rather invested in bonds to minimize the risk, you’re unlikely […]

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Why Would a Seller Consider Creative Financing?

How to Structure Creative Real Estate Deals It’s really important that you know how to structure deals that no one else does. What if you don’t have enough of a down payment? How do you close that deal? What if you find a great deal that’s distressed? How do you finance something like that? What […]

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Bank Notes as an Investment Strategy

Investing in Real Estate Notes So many investors base their timeline to close a real estate transaction based on their “traditional” experience of buying and selling real estate. Well that’s where most people go wrong. Let’s tale a look at bank notes as an investment strategy. Buying notes is usually a faster transaction, especially when […]

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Boost Your Retirement Income with Real Estate Investing

PMulti-Family vs. Single-Family Rentals as Income For those of you who are retired, you already know that cash flow is among the most important ingredients of a comfortable retirement. With a volatile stock market and drastically low CD rates, investing in real estate offers inflation-beating returns is crucial to have your money outlast your lifetime.   […]

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Leveraging Real Estate Equity with Hard Money Loans

Upturn in California Real Estate Market The real estate market here in California has seen a nice run over the past couple of years. Prices have been appreciating after a sustained downturn in real estate prices. This appreciation in real estate value has created equity for many real estate investors that can be used to […]

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Bad Credit-Why Private Money Loans Can Be the Solution

Private Money Residential Loans Can Save the Day Anyone who has not been keeping a close eye on their portfolio and their property inventory in this economy is not in the Real Estate Investing business. Part of the problem is that it isn’t just your business you have to take into account. Suppliers, labor, and […]

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5 Biggest Myths About Private Money Loans

Busting Some Private Money Loan Myths Real estate investment can be scary, especially when people start throwing around the phrase private money loans. While it might sound like something out of a heist movie, the kind where the heroes need to make a big score or get their kneecaps broken by a bad guy in a […]

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3 Reasons Investors Use Private Money Loans for Investment Properties

Investors Like a Strategic Advantage for Loans Real estate investors can finance their investment properties with debt, equity, or a combination of both. However, there are many reasons why real estate investors go the debt route and seek out private money loans for their investment properties. Despite the higher interest rates associated with these private […]

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