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Hard Money Lending vs Traditional Lending

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Let’s compare private lending with traditional to determine what may work for your situation. The needs of a commercial real estate investor are not always met with traditional lending options. This is where hard money lending comes in. Also called private money lending, the loan is judged by the real estate collateral and the borrower’s…

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Are Hard Money Lenders Legal, Regulated and Safe

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Hard money loans are a type of asset-based loan financing which is usually applied for through private lenders. Typically, lenders are more interested in your credit score than anything when examining your ability to repay a loan. If you have a good credit history and you can show that you’re a responsible candidate, then you’ll…

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Top 4 Hard Money Exit Strategies

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No successful investor enters the market without forming an efficient business plan – and having an exit strategy in mind before purchasing any investment property is a key part of that plan. What is an Exit strategy? As the name suggests, a real estate exit strategy is a plan in which the investor intends to…

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4 Qualities To Look For In A Private Lender

When looking to fund a commercial project, bank loans are a slow and painful process. This is why many people turn to private lenders instead. The loans are approved much more quickly, they’re willing to take on riskier projects due to the asset-based lending format, and you get to build a working relationship with your…

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How To Choose The Right Location Of An Investment Property

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Imagine putting all your investment money into your dream project. You buy the property, develop the land, build the apartments or multi-family homes, only to not be able to sell or rent a single unit. Nobody wants that. To help you avoid this, here are some tips on how to determine a good location for…

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How To Prepare For A Construction Bridge Loan

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Construction bridge loans are a fantastic way to piece together two of your property investments. However, preparing for one can be a confusing and stressful time, especially with all of the other commitments you may have to your current property. To help you get ready for a construction bridge loan, we’ve prepared this simple list…

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1031 Exchange Explained: The Basics for Real Estate Investors

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Three words that can make or break an investor – capital gains taxes. The taxes from selling your investment property range from 15 to 30 percent, when state and federal taxes are combined. Ouch, there goes your profit margins or money for future investments. So how can you, as an investor, avoid them? The 1031…

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