Business Strategy

Your Guide to Insurance Lending Requirements

By |2018-12-12T17:30:27+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 |2018-12-12T17:30:27+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 |2018-12-12T17:12:03+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 |2018-12-12T17:12:03+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 [...]

Trends and Predictions for the Flipping Space

By |2018-08-07T02:37:27+00:00July 18th, 2018|Business Strategy|0 Comments

Predictions about the maturity of the current housing market and the potential effects on the flipping and private lending industries abound. Some experts cite statistics on continued housing price increases as well as these prices relative to income growth as cautionary signs. Others point to more positive barometers: The number of days on market for [...]

By |2018-08-07T02:37:27+00:00July 18th, 2018|Business Strategy|0 Comments

Legal Cannabis Brings New Opportunities

By |2018-08-07T02:37:28+00:00July 18th, 2018|Business Strategy|0 Comments

Here’s how it’s impacting the real estate industry. The legalization and decriminalization of cannabis is creating ripples in real estate. Why? Because the real estate industry is directly related to land, which is necessary for growing the plant. But how, specifically, is cannabis, once criminalized and demonized by law, disrupting U.S. real estate? Since legalization [...]

By |2018-08-07T02:37:28+00:00July 18th, 2018|Business Strategy|0 Comments

5 Loan Servicing Tips for Private Lenders

By |2018-08-07T02:37:29+00:00July 18th, 2018|Business Strategy, Loan Servicing|0 Comments

Private lenders who strive to become best-in-class servicers will set themselves up for healthy profits. Loan servicing has historically been a rather ho-hum industry, long the domain of the traditional bank. Today, however, servicing is a critical value driver for mortgage originators and investors alike. The playing field between large and small servicers has leveled [...]

By |2018-08-07T02:37:29+00:00July 18th, 2018|Business Strategy, Loan Servicing|0 Comments

The Ins and Outs of Loan Servicing

By |2018-08-07T02:37:29+00:00July 18th, 2018|Business Strategy, Loan Servicing|0 Comments

Should you service loans in-house or outsource? Loan servicing is a process through which a company collects interest, principal and escrow payments from a borrower. Loan servicing is a key process within any mortgage company. The process includes sending monthly payment statements, collecting monthly payments, maintaining records of payments and balances, collecting and paying taxes [...]

By |2018-08-07T02:37:29+00:00July 18th, 2018|Business Strategy, Loan Servicing|0 Comments

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