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Creating Alternative Investment Strategies
By Bernard Guy

Having a robust, diversified and scalable capital structure is paramount for all financial firms. This includes large commercial and investment banks as well as private lenders. This means private lenders would have multiple sources of funding. The type of capital varies but generally it could include an equity component (common […]

By |September 21st, 2017|Manage & Lead, Market Trends, Private Lender|0 Comments

New Credit Reporting Rule Takes Effect

Most civil judgments and many tax liens won’t show up on borrowers’ credit reports
by James Hart

A significant change has taken effect in how Americans’ credit reports are compiled, but it’s not clear yet exactly what impact the new policy will have on private lenders and their clients.

On July 1, the three-national credit-reporting agencies – Equifax, […]

By |September 20th, 2017|Event News, Market Trends, News Story, Private Lender|0 Comments

China Running RE Development in U.S.

by James Hart

Over the last several years, Chinese investment has assumed an increasingly influential role in U.S. commercial real estate.

In 2016 alone, Chinese investors spent $15.1 billion on commercial property here, representing 46 percent of Chinese investment in other countries, Real Capital Analytics reports. The United States was the number one destination for China’s outbound […]

By |September 20th, 2017|Event News, Market Trends, News Story, Private Lender|0 Comments

Lima One Capital Acquires RealtyShares’ Residential Debt Origination Business

Lima One Capital, the premier lender for residential real estate investors, announced today that it has acquired the residential debt origination business of RealtyShares, a leading online marketplace for real estate investing and financing.

Lima One Capital began partnering with RealtyShares as an institutional investor in early 2017, drawn by the quality of deals listed on […]

By |September 13th, 2017|Market Trends, News Story|0 Comments

The Financial Choice Act Is it Time for a Dodd Frank Haircut?

Recently, the House Financial Services Committee voted to approve the Financial Choice Act, a 500+ page bill introduced by U.S. Representative Jeb Hensarling of Texas, the Committee chairman. The bill proposes to fix many issues that cropped up from implementation of the 2010 Dodd Frank Act, making it crucially important for executives in commercial finance, […]

By |August 28th, 2017|Market Trends, News Story, Private Lender|0 Comments

Crowdfunding and Self-Directed Retirement: A Union of Investor Empowerment Vehicles

Crowdfunding has a key role in democratizing the investment arena by exposing regular people to new asset markets and by giving small companies new ways to raise necessary capital. Previously, prospective investors may have sought ways to get in on the ground floor of the “next Apple,” but the sizable task of sifting through available […]

By |August 28th, 2017|Crowdfunding/Fintech, Market Trends, Private Lender|0 Comments

What Crowdfunding Can Teach Us About Corporate Social Responsibility

There are few things that can truly influence and touch almost every facet of a business and its stakeholders. There are even fewer aspects that have the power to change the mission and reputation of an established enterprise or new startup company. Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is one of those factors, a phenomenon impacting every […]

An Introduction to Online Real Estate Investors: Who They Are and What They Want

The private lending industry has benefited from several years of growth in bridge financing with fix-and-flip, purchase, refi, and, more recently, single-family rental financing. While this growth has brought significant institutional capital off the sidelines, another group of early-adopter investors had already been making an alternative play in private money lending and investing through online […]

The State(s) of Cannabis

The Unites States is entering into its seventy-eighth year of cannabis prohibition. It is a violation of federal law to distribute cannabis throughout any place in the Unites States. It is estimated the national cannabis black market generates more than $30 billion in untaxed and unregulated sales annually. The industry, the federal and state government […]

By |July 31st, 2017|Market Trends, Private Lender, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The State of Private Lending in Canada

The global financial crisis of 2008/2009 brought about tremendous change in the world insofar as the banking and financial services sectors were concerned. As most economies around the world struggled, the global monetary policy response was to maintain interest rates as low as possible. This allowed businesses to borrow at low rates in order to […]

By |July 25th, 2017|Editorial, Market Trends, Private Lender|0 Comments