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All Investment Requires Grit – Take Your Punches & Learn Your Lessons by Chris Ragland

By |2018-08-07T02:38:16+00:00January 10th, 2018|Business Strategy, Editorial, Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

In our industry, the phrase we hear kicked around every day is “all investment involves risk.” This is true for lenders, for borrowers and for businesses. Every business has its share of challenges and obstacles but I would say that in our industry, the stakes are higher than average. My colleagues and I have learned [...]

Ethical Issues & Social Responsibility in Private Lending

By |2018-08-07T02:38:19+00:00December 5th, 2017|Editorial, Market Trends, Uncategorized|0 Comments

While private lenders are the oldest form of financing, the banking industry gained prestige and influence year over year. Ask anyone where they can get financing for projects and most will say a bank. Bank are large, organized and visible. Their branches litter streets across the country – across the World. Why? Because they are [...]

By |2018-08-07T02:38:19+00:00December 5th, 2017|Editorial, Market Trends, Uncategorized|0 Comments

American Association of Private Lenders Announced 2017 Excellence Award Winners

By |2017-11-29T18:01:32+00:00November 29th, 2017|Editorial, Event News, Private Lender|0 Comments

The American Association of Private Lenders (AAPL), the only national organization dedicated to excellence in private real estate lending, has announced the winners of the 2017 AAPL Excellence Awards. The awards were announced at AAPL’s 2017 Annual Conference, which took place at Caesars Palace, Nov. 14. Several nominees were selected by AAPL’s Awards Committee. The [...]

By |2017-11-29T18:01:32+00:00November 29th, 2017|Editorial, Event News, Private Lender|0 Comments

Realizing Entrepreneurship While Serving My Country

By |2018-08-07T02:38:23+00:00November 15th, 2017|Editorial, Private Lender|0 Comments

Serving in the Green Berets provided the foundation for my career as a fund manager. What does a fund manager look like? And how does a fund manager—a person who may have hundreds of millions of dollars at their discretion to make loans, secure investments, develop a dream and capitalize on building trends—get shaped for [...]

By |2018-08-07T02:38:23+00:00November 15th, 2017|Editorial, Private Lender|0 Comments

Failure is Part of Success

By |2018-08-07T02:38:24+00:00November 15th, 2017|Editorial, Private Lender|0 Comments

If you aren’t failing, you don’t really want it! Failure is in every part of success—it’s in its DNA. Until you can accept failure as a necessary step, success will always be one “step” away. Most of the time your greatest successes are on the flip side of your greatest failures. Sometimes failure is God [...]

By |2018-08-07T02:38:24+00:00November 15th, 2017|Editorial, Private Lender|0 Comments

Personal Growth and Motivation: Tools for Reaching New Heights

By |2018-08-07T02:38:24+00:00November 14th, 2017|Editorial, News Story, Private Lender|0 Comments

Anthony Geraci shares his motivations, how he’s been able to grow his ventures and create a strong legacy. “What motivates me is that I get to work with my friends, and together [we] get to achieve something bigger than myself,” said Anthony Geraci, managing shareholder in charge of vision  and culture at Geraci Law firm. [...]

By |2018-08-07T02:38:24+00:00November 14th, 2017|Editorial, News Story, Private Lender|0 Comments

Not Just a Dollar Amount

By |2018-08-07T02:38:28+00:00October 18th, 2017|Business Strategy, Editorial, Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

Treating your clients well can offer great results Clients entrust us with their money. A lot of money. In return, we make them more money. Simple, right? That may be the outside-looking-in view of the lending industry and there may be firms out there that operate on this principle. However, most of us know it’s [...]

Real Estate Crowdfunders Turn to Auto-Invest

By |2018-08-07T02:38:29+00:00October 18th, 2017|Business Strategy, Crowdfunding/Fintech, Editorial, Manage & Lead, Market Trends, Private Lender|1 Comment

Ease of use and portfolio diversity among the benefits to investors By Brian Fritton, Chief Technology Officer at Patch of Land Automatic investment tools are gaining traction with real estate crowdfunding platforms as a way for investors to obtain greater access to transactions that meet their investing criteria Available on most well-known real estate crowdfunding [...]

5 Ways to Get Crowdfunders to Notice and Fund Your Real Estate Deal

By |2018-06-22T22:02:42+00:00October 18th, 2017|Business Strategy, Crowdfunding/Fintech, Editorial, Manage & Lead, Market Trends, Private Lender|0 Comments

Like every other type of investment, real estate investment has changed significantly over the past several years. To remain successful, real estate investors must keep up with new ways of funding and conducting deals. One of the most promising developments for investors is the advent of crowdfunding. In crowdfunding, groups of people come together, usually [...]

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