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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3 Must Haves Before Getting Your First Fix & Flip Loan

Fix & Flip is Simple But Not Always Easy   Investing in a run-down, abandoned home and fixing it up so that it can be sold for a profit is a popular way to get involved in the real estate industry. There are plenty of television shows that make it seem like a fast, easy […]

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Where To Find Hard Money Loans for Real Estate Investments

Bank Lending vs Hard Money Loans While bank lending can still be challenging to source, hard money loans are relatively easy to find. The challenge comes in finding a good hard money lender that will offer you fast execution, competitive rates and ongoing service. Those three qualities separate the market’s best alternative financing sources from […]

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Communicating with Hard Money Lenders

How To Communicate Effectively With Hard Money Lenders Hard money lending is a very different animal than traditional lending for real estate investing. Instead of dealing with an employee checking off boxes in a file, when you work with a hard money lender, you’re working with an investor just like you. This means that your […]

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5 Real Estate Financing Hacks Ideas

Real Estate Financing Options Being one of the investment geniuses of the current time, Warren Buffet has certainly given a decent piece of advice for our average Joe. According to a recent survey done by Trulia, the American dream of owning a home is alive, and in fact, more people are adding it to their […]

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Hard Money Second Loans for Business Purposes

Tapping Your Equity for Business Growth For many people who own property with existing loans at excellent terms it can be difficult to tap the remaining equity, this is where a hard second loan can help. Loan guidelines have changed, as have rates, and the ability to obtain cash out on a new first loan […]

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7 Reasons You May Need a Private Money Loan This Year

Gain Speed & Versatility with Private Money Loans   A private money loan is any loan that comes from a non-bank source of financing and includes hard money loans, payday loans, crowd funding, peer-to-peer loans, and bridge loans. Although banks are known for competing amongst themselves to offer the lowest possible interest rate, private money […]

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What Questions to Expect from Hard Money Lenders

Getting Your Loan Information Gathered   Hard money lenders ask different questions from traditional lenders. You can’t approach one simply expecting that a high credit score will be enough to get a loan. Instead, they look at you, your proposed purchase, and your equity to answer one basic question: Are you motivated to repay the […]

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Understanding Commercial Hard Money Loans

Commercial Hard Money Loans Not Widely Understood For commercial real estate investors who have always financed their properties at the bank, commercial hard money is not well understood. The requirements and pricing of commercial hard money loans is very different from bank loans. In fact, this is the reason that most commercial real estate investors […]

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Why You Might Want a Private Money Loan This Year

Why Private Money Loans Since the financial crisis of 2008, more and more real estate investors are using non-bank, private money loans to finance their investment properties. During the period of 2008 to 2010, many banks weren’t lending, and credit in general was tighter than a drum. This opened up the area of private money […]

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