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Last Call with Paul Jackson: Finding the Silver Lining

By |2019-12-03T16:29:44+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Private Lender|0 Comments

In March 2008, our firm closed on a multifamily development site in Uptown Dallas—one of the hottest submarkets for development in the city. The hallmark of our firm’s investment strategy was to acquire value-add real estate investments with existing cashflow to support the carrying costs associated with developing real estate. This would be our saving [...]

By |2019-12-03T16:29:44+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Private Lender|0 Comments

The “Platformification” of Private Lending

By |2019-12-03T16:24:13+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Private Lender, Technology|0 Comments

Technology is ushering in a new generation of private lenders armed with the tools to drive growth and achieve scale. Peer-to-peer lending may have exploded with the advent of the internet, but savvy private investors have long existed as alternatives to traditional bank lenders for borrowers seeking loans, particularly where real estate is concerned. Historically, [...]

By |2019-12-03T16:24:13+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Private Lender, Technology|0 Comments

Look Before You Leap Into Faraway Deals

By |2019-10-24T15:33:29+00:00October 24th, 2019|Business Strategy, Private Lender|0 Comments

Assessing the risks of low-rent/high-cap rate  investments in out-of-state markets. Many investors, primarily those in California, have investigated purchasing rental property in states they would have previously not considered. The reason? The low capitalization rates in California compared to Midwest and Southern states. There is so much money in California looking for an investment home [...]

By |2019-10-24T15:33:29+00:00October 24th, 2019|Business Strategy, Private Lender|0 Comments

4 Ways a Green New Deal Could Present Opportunity for Private Lenders

By |2019-10-24T15:28:55+00:00October 24th, 2019|Legislation, Private Lender|0 Comments

The GND can create opportunities for private lenders to make money while playing a role in rebuilding  and renewing the country’s vital infrastructure. Suspend disbelief for a moment and imagine the Green New Deal (GND) somehow has passed into law, despite the fractured government in Washington. What would it mean for private lenders? It all [...]

By |2019-10-24T15:28:55+00:00October 24th, 2019|Legislation, Private Lender|0 Comments

5 Types of Loans a Hard Money Lender Won’t Fund

By |2019-10-09T18:29:04+00:00October 9th, 2019|Business Strategy, Private Lender|0 Comments

If borrowers give you grief about turning down their application, it's probably because they have these misperceptions about hard money lending. Hard money lenders tend to see just about every type of loan request on the planet. The reality is that many of these loans have no prayer of ever getting funded. Most people simply [...]

By |2019-10-09T18:29:04+00:00October 9th, 2019|Business Strategy, Private Lender|0 Comments

Making the Right Technology Decisions

By |2019-10-09T18:08:26+00:00October 9th, 2019|Private Lender, Technology|0 Comments

Integrating your business with technology  is key to avoiding disruption of its future. Today’s Landscape: The Risk of Disruption Unlike other industries turned upside down at the hand of technology, private lenders have yet to see a true disrupting force change their landscape. Disruption is not a matter of if but rather a question of [...]

By |2019-10-09T18:08:26+00:00October 9th, 2019|Private Lender, Technology|0 Comments

Earning Your Team’s Buy-In

By |2019-10-09T17:57:09+00:00October 9th, 2019|Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

Strategies for breaking down barriers that stifle projects, progress and profits. Whether you’re the Big Kahuna or middle management, you wake up every morning knowing the buck stops with you at the crossroad of Leadership and Management in your own little metropolis of Boss Town. At times, this puts you in the uncomfortable position of [...]

By |2019-10-09T17:57:09+00:00October 9th, 2019|Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

Opportunity Zones: Are They an Opportunity for You?

By |2019-10-02T15:05:40+00:00September 30th, 2019|Investor Perspective, Private Lender|1 Comment

Opportunity Zones can be a complicated subject for beginner  and expert alike. Opportunity Zones—sometimes referred to as OZs—are a hot topic with real estate and investment professionals. They’re a popular discussion for good reason. If you are an investor in the right situation, these zones (and funds) offer some very advantageous tax benefits. While one [...]

By |2019-10-02T15:05:40+00:00September 30th, 2019|Investor Perspective, Private Lender|1 Comment

Lender Limelight with Ray Sturm: Popping the Cork on Startups and Entrepreneurship

By |2019-10-01T15:10:00+00:00September 30th, 2019|Lender Limelight, Private Lender|0 Comments

Ray Sturm’s life and business lessons “In the early days of a company, nothing happens unless you make it happen.” Ray Sturm learned this pillar of entrepreneurship quickly in his career. It was 2009,—years before he co-founded AlphaFlow,  one of the private lending industry’s leading tech-driven investment managers. Sturm and a friend had just ventured [...]

By |2019-10-01T15:10:00+00:00September 30th, 2019|Lender Limelight, Private Lender|0 Comments

GRC Update: New Jersey Passes Licensing Law for Nonbank Servicers

By |2019-09-30T20:03:03+00:00September 30th, 2019|Legislation, Private Lender|0 Comments

New Jersey is but one state where challenges  to private lending are occurring. AAPL’s Government Relations Committee (GRC) is constantly scanning nationwide legislation to review for current changes to the law that could affect private lenders. Once the GRC is aware of a potential issue facing our community, we serve as a  voice to make [...]

By |2019-09-30T20:03:03+00:00September 30th, 2019|Legislation, Private Lender|0 Comments

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