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8 Tip for Brokering Loans – Without Burning Relationships

By |2019-01-24T16:32:12+00:00January 24th, 2019|Business Strategy, Private Lender|1 Comment

Brokers can add value to a deal by working collaboratively with lenders rather than at odds with them. Private lenders rely on loan brokers for deal flow and assistance in stacking files. But, a broker’s benefits can often be eclipsed by the problems some brokers cause. On one hand, it’s important for a broker to [...]

By |2019-01-24T16:32:12+00:00January 24th, 2019|Business Strategy, Private Lender|1 Comment

Research is Critical to a Young US Cannabis Industry

By |2019-01-23T22:53:00+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Business Strategy, Private Lender|0 Comments

It separates facts from deliberate misinformation, myths and hype. As legal cannabis becomes increasingly mainstream, research is critical to debunking some of the myths that were advanced to back its banning. How does research add value to a young industry that revolves around a plant shrouded in misinformation? How can research advance the maturity of [...]

By |2019-01-23T22:53:00+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Business Strategy, Private Lender|0 Comments

Beyond Simple Deal Metrics

By |2019-01-23T22:45:53+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Business Strategy, Private Lender|0 Comments

Increase your revenue stream by understanding and funding complex deals. Real estate lenders know what they’re doing. They have an eye for a good deal, and they know they can help a borrower make a substantial profit when presented with the right opportunity. But many lenders adhere to a strict set of guidelines that require [...]

By |2019-01-23T22:45:53+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Business Strategy, Private Lender|0 Comments

5 Crucial Questions to Ask Before Lending

By |2019-01-07T17:34:23+00:00January 7th, 2019|Business Strategy, Private Lender|0 Comments

Your prospective borrower’s creditworthiness is certainly important, but also be sure you have a good understanding of their commitment to risk management. Everyone in the lending industry should be familiar with the “5 C’s of Credit”: character, capacity, capital, collateral and conditions. They are the foundational principles that a prospective borrower’s creditworthiness rest upon. In [...]

By |2019-01-07T17:34:23+00:00January 7th, 2019|Business Strategy, Private Lender|0 Comments

Your Guide to Insurance Lending Requirements

By |2019-01-07T17:37:25+00:00December 12th, 2018|Business Strategy, Private Lender|0 Comments

Require borrowers to carry adequate property and liability insurance to minimize your risk of an investment property If you’re lending money on an investment property, you should have a specific set of insurance lending requirements, or insurance coverages (both property and liability), that your borrowers must purchase and carry throughout the duration of the loan [...]

By |2019-01-07T17:37:25+00:00December 12th, 2018|Business Strategy, Private Lender|0 Comments

Your Monthly Checklist for Reducing Credit Risk

By |2018-12-12T17:22:54+00:00December 12th, 2018|Business Strategy, Private Lender|0 Comments

Do these four things each month to track and reduce risk For many non-bank lenders, risk management is an activity they do before they get to the closing table. Lenders regularly evaluate the loan to value (LTV) ratio of the project when determining the creditworthiness of the buyer. The expectation is that if the borrower [...]

By |2018-12-12T17:22:54+00:00December 12th, 2018|Business Strategy, Private Lender|0 Comments

Using Baseline Reports Limits Risks

By |2019-01-07T20:32:32+00:00December 12th, 2018|Business Strategy, Private Lender|0 Comments

Make sure your clients’ projects stay on track. Sometimes even the savviest lender can overlook the perils that lurk in the shadows of construction. Too often, projects go upside down when reasonable oversight, like having a baseline report conducted, would have saved the day. Even on deals that look completely safe, there are risks that [...]

By |2019-01-07T20:32:32+00:00December 12th, 2018|Business Strategy, Private Lender|0 Comments

Making Your Team Work

By |2018-11-13T22:17:27+00:00November 13th, 2018|Business Strategy, Leadership, Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

Struggling with a disconnected, disengaged team? Get back on track with time-tested advice and the latest research. Have you ever been part of a “team” that was anything but? Maybe it was a study group back in high school. The building committee at church. The board of your homeowner’s association. Or—and this is where it [...]

By |2018-11-13T22:17:27+00:00November 13th, 2018|Business Strategy, Leadership, Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

Three quick tips for dynamic public speaking

By |2018-10-08T14:57:29+00:00October 8th, 2018|Business Strategy|0 Comments

Public speaking may be part of your professional or personal life. Do you enjoy giving speeches and presentations or does the thought of speaking in front of others terrify you? If public speaking makes you feel anxious, apprehensive, or makes you want to run for the nearest exit, the following three tips could make all [...]

By |2018-10-08T14:57:29+00:00October 8th, 2018|Business Strategy|0 Comments

Fraud Protection: From the First Call

By |2018-08-07T20:29:32+00:00August 1st, 2018|Business Strategy, Fraud Protection/Prevention|0 Comments

As if the life of a real estate investor isn’t hectic enough, fraud looms over every transaction. As real estate investing as a whole grows more popular, it is reasonable to believe that so will fraud in the industry. There is research to support that the industry is currently an easy target for fraudsters due [...]

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