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Understanding Online Real Estate Lending As An Investment Strategy

Understanding Online Real Estate Lending As An Investment Strategy

Investors are always on a quest to grow capital while minimizing risk. Available options for investors looking to grow their capital include stock investments, debt products, or leaving their cash in checking and savings accounts to earn minimal returns. But as average profits from residential flips reach all-time records, investing in residential real estate remains […]

By |June 26th, 2017|Editorial, Private Lender, Uncategorized|0 Comments

American Association of Private Lenders announces its new Education Advisory Committee

American Association of Private Lenders (AAPL) is pleased to announce the formation of its new Education Advisory Committee. The committee is comprised of five current members: Corey Dutton, Private Money Utah; Chris Ragland, Noble Capital; Andy Williams, Recon Realty Inc.; Erica LaCentra, RCN Capital; Jeff Levin, Specialty Lending Group; and one ex officio position, Nema […]

By |June 14th, 2017|News Story, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Trust Deed Investments: Know more than your brokerage

Trust deed investing has long been misunderstood by investors and is often labeled as an “alternative” investment. Trust deed Ponzi schemes, like those pushed by the infamous Dan Holbrook of San Diego, took many investors for a wild ride leading up to the Great Recession. Further tarnishing the image of trust deed investing. Investment blogs […]

By |May 30th, 2017|Editorial, Private Lender, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Finding the Right Mix of Capital Sources to Fund Real Estate Investment Projects

The fix-and-flip industry reached a new high in 2016, with 6 percent of all homes sold, officially designated as fix-and-flips. All of these projects create billions of dollars in capital demands each year. Demands that are especially well-suited to and met by the private lending industry. For lenders, having the available capital to fund as […]

By |May 30th, 2017|Market Trends, Private Lender, Uncategorized|0 Comments

American Association of Private Lenders announces Ethics Advisory Committee changes

American Association of Private Lenders (AAPL) is pleased to announce the addition of Bobby Montagne Jr. of Walnut Street Finance and Walnut Street Investment Fund to its Ethics Advisory Committee, and the addition of Melissa Martorella of Geraci Law Firm in a new ex officio Ethics Advisory Committee position. Nema Daghbandan of Geraci Law Firm […]

By |May 30th, 2017|News Story, Private Lender, Uncategorized|0 Comments

ABS Announces Flexible SaaS Subscriptions for The Mortgage Office® and The Loan Office®

Applied Business Software (“ABS”) announced the availability of powerful cloud-based solutions for its flagship products The Mortgage Office® and The Loan Office® to help companies transition to the Cloud. The cloud-based versions are licensed on a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model.

The SaaS versions will provide a lower entry cost, a secured, managed, cloud-based solution, with a concurrent […]

By |May 23rd, 2017|News Story, Private Lender, Uncategorized|0 Comments

CIVIC Hires Champion of Simplicity

Merced Cohen named Director of Operations at CIVIC Financial Services
CIVIC Financial Services has hired efficiency expert and creative leader, Merced Cohen, to direct the company’s operations. After spending the last 10 years deconstructing and relentlessly improving the loan process at Skyline Financial Corporation, Ms. Cohen has joined CIVIC as the Director of Operations with a […]

By |May 19th, 2017|News Story, Private Lender, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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

A Quick Guide on Lending to Foreign Nationals

How many times have you seen an ad about loans provided to foreign nationals but once you call, the answer you receive only causes more confusion?  There is a very simple way to correct the confusion. We need to understand how to distinguish between two different types of foreign nationals who acquire properties in the […]

By |April 10th, 2017|Editorial, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Anyone Can Claim to be a Leader, but the Key Question is: Will Your Team – and Success for your Business – Follow?

Good leadership is like the light, permeating into every aspect of the business; and poor leadership is like the shadow, darkening many areas of the organization. What is the cause and effect of […]

By |April 3rd, 2017|Manage & Lead, Private Lender, Uncategorized|0 Comments