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Home Price Trends on a Regional Level

About Chrissey Breault

A Pittsburgh native and hospitality major, Chrissey started a part-time photography and design business in 2009, while working full-time in local government communications. She is currently the Director of Marketing and Member Services with the American Association of Private Lenders.

Home Price Trends on a Regional Level

Home prices have increased in all four US regions over the past five years with some regions experiencing greater gains than others (see chart below). An analysis of nationwide trends provides insight to why this has occurred, and why it is likely to continue into the near future.

Source: NAR

Census data is […]

By |April 13th, 2017|Market Trends, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Truth or Consequences

An Employee’s Lapse in Ethical Behavior—No Matter How Small it May Seem—Can Have a Compounding, Negative Effect on the Entire Workplace.

Think you are a person of integrity and that you bring the highest standards of ethics to your workplace each day?

Despite hundreds of pages of policies, codes of ethics, codes of conduct, organizational values, and […]

By |April 10th, 2017|Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

Noble Capital Launches $250 Million Texas Real Estate Income Fund in Partnership with US Capital

Leading Texas-based private lending firm, Noble Capital, today announced the launch of a $250 million Texas real estate fund in partnership with San Francisco-based private investment bank, US Capital Partners, through the firm’s private securities division, US Capital Global Securities (“US Capital”). In addition to increased capacity for Noble Capital’s borrower network, the US Capital […]

By |April 5th, 2017|Market Trends, News Story|0 Comments

Serial Entrepreneur Bill Green Pays It Forward With New Book For Entrepreneurs

You have the Big Idea. You have the drive and ambition. You see the market. You’ve identified the customers. You want to be wildly successful. You wonder how certain entrepreneurs have achieved success without a fancy education or unlimited access to capital.

In All In: 101 Real Life Business Lessons for Emerging Entrepreneurs, Bill Green uses […]

By |March 24th, 2017|Manage & Lead, News Story, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fighting Fraud: How SBA Lenders Can Avoid FCA Violations.

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) provides loan programs available at most banks and commercial lending that are U.S. government-backed and guaranteed. Each year, the administration guarantees billions in loans and assists thousands of U.S. small businesses with obtaining financing that may otherwise not be available to them from traditional outlets.

Although the SBA does not […]

By |March 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Outlook for Federal Housing Under the Trump Administration.

As the Trump administration embraces rapid change across many spheres of government, it is the approach to Section 8 housing that has the potential to bring opportunities for builders and the private finance industry. In this regard, it is particularly notable that President Trump nominated Dr. Ben Carson, who grew up in the inner city, […]

By |March 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Handy Checklist for Hard Money Loan Monitoring

So you made a high-risk loan…now what? The actions a lender takes during the term of a loan can make or break the return. This article provides a best-practice checklist to help increase the likelihood of full recovery.

There was a lot of hair on the deal, but the borrower seemed earnest and the risk-reward analysis tilted […]

By |March 15th, 2017|Editorial, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Finance of America Launches Finance of America Commercial

Finance of America, a diversified national lender, announced that it has launched Finance of America Commercial, a new business unit designed to serve real estate investors.

The business unit was established following Finance of America Holdings’ investment in B2R Finance and B2R’s simultaneous acquisition of certain assets from private money lender Jordan Capital Finance. Under the […]

By |March 9th, 2017|News Story|0 Comments

Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform, Sharestates, Nominated for Top LendIt Award

GREAT NECK, N.Y. (February 23, 2017) – Sharestates , an online real estate investment marketplace, has been nominated as a LendIt Conference Industry Award finalist for Emerging Real Estate
Platform—an award presented to a young and developing company that has demonstrated significant potential to impact the future of real estate investing. The winner will be announced […]

By |February 23rd, 2017|News Story|0 Comments

The Conference Advantage

Pick your business conference opportunities carefully, then make a plan to get the most out of your attendance.

Last year was a very busy one for us all, and now it is time to dive into 2017—discovering new ideas and improved strategies and identifying prospective business opportunities. One way to take advantage of these opportunities is […]

By |February 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments