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A Handy Checklist for Hard Money Loan Monitoring

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

Is the Deal Right for You?

Establishing your personal investing fundamentals is the most important—but often overlooked—aspect of real estate investing.

One of the secrets to success in the real estate investing arena is so secret it hardly ever gets mentioned. Seasoned industry professionals believe it’s the very first aspect of becoming a successful real estate investor that anyone nails down.

None of […]

By |February 20th, 2017|Editorial, Private Lender|0 Comments

Financial Engineering for Real Estate Debt Can be a Market Differentiator

Welcome to the world of financial engineering. Allow us to introduce you to the power and simplicity of some basic financial engineering techniques that will expand your business opportunities, allow you to entertain new lending strategies and help you understand that when Wall Street does financial engineering (referred to hereafter as FE), it is what […]

By |February 20th, 2017|Editorial, Private Lender|0 Comments

Mortgage Industry is Unclear About CFPB’s New Servicing Rule

The mortgage industry is anticipating significant changes when it implements the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s 2016 Servicing Rule, but determining how those changes will affect operations will have to wait until the rule is fully implemented.

The CFPB will not allow early compliance with the new regulations, which leaves the mortgage servicing industry left questioning how […]

By |February 15th, 2017|Editorial, Market Trends, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is Seller Financing for You?

Purchasing a property for all-cash is rare. Not many people have hundreds of thousands of dollars lying around. The common folks have to rely on an economic function known as “financing,” which is essentially just a fancy term for “borrowing.”

In the world of real estate, the money borrowed to purchase a property is known as […]

By |January 30th, 2017|Editorial, Private Lender|0 Comments

Intrastate Crowdfunding Rules Get Green Light From SEC

This past week, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) made it easier for businesses to raise capital through crowdfunding efforts. The SEC adopted new and amended crowdfunding rules to allow companies to raise capital from small offerings more quickly and from out-of-state investors. SEC Chairwoman Mary Jo White made the announcement of new Rule 147A, […]

By |November 3rd, 2016|Editorial, Market Trends, News Story, Private Lender|0 Comments

Vital Tips to Help New Real Estate Investors Acquire Financing

Despite a certain level of volatility in the national and global economies, the U.S. housing market has rebounded strongly, opening the door for an influx of new investors. For seasoned real estate investors, the current upswing of the housing market has simply opened another area in which to play, because they find ways to make […]

By |September 21st, 2016|Editorial, Private Lender|0 Comments

California BRE and Disclosure Rules for California Private Money Lending on Trust Deeds

Under a California Bureau of Real Estate license, a broker may engage in private trust deed lending for “non-consumer” mortgages. However, a broker’s license requires that the broker issue disclosures under California real estate law to both the borrower and lender, as well as providing certain filings to the Department of Real Estate. See below […]

By |September 8th, 2016|Editorial, Private Lender, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Navigating the Private Lending Market

Private lending can yield better returns than stock and bond markets. If you understand the fundamentals and know how to conduct proper due diligence for each transaction, you can earn solid returns while minimizing your risk.

A little more knowledge and effort can give you better returns in private money loans. Electronic transactions that require pushing […]

By |August 23rd, 2016|Editorial, Market Trends, Private Lender|0 Comments

Nobody Wants to Suck at their Job

A writer for Fast Company once said, “How you treat project deadlines can speak volumes about your organization’s commitment to the work.” It has inspired these tough love tips to get things moving like a well-oiled machine.

A huge factor as to why so many organizations have so much trouble doing what they intend to do—on […]

By |July 26th, 2016|Editorial, Market Trends, Uncategorized|0 Comments