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What Is An Accredited Investor?

An accredited investor by definition is an individual entity that can make certain investments not considered as registered with the SEC. An accredited investor is, by nature of current financial profile, to have the financial understanding to evaluate a potential investment without the offering having to provide extensive disclosures and security registration. This is […]

How Are Your Investments Looking?

We all know how important it is to save for retirement. At some stage in our lives the income we receive is no longer from our jobs or business yet from retirement funds, interest and dividends and social security. Yet unfortunately many don’t pay very much attention to retirement and perhaps only look at […]

Starting Small?

Okay, you’ve convinced yourself it’s finally time to take the first step and invest in private notes. You’ve other investments in stocks and bonds but providing funds used to acquire and rehabilitate investment real estate may be a bit different. For us it’s certainly not because it’s what we do. When we put together […]

Hard Money Works

The benefits of hard money or private lending are many. These funds provide individual investors with returns much greater than they can get from a stock or mutual fund while at the same time secured with a physical asset- real estate. Individual investors have the opportunity to review a potential project offered up by […]

Hard Money Myths

While we certainly take time to carefully explain the hard money mortgage process there always seems to be a bit of confusion for some who aren’t familiar with how hard money works. To that end, here are a few common myths that need to be addressed to more fully explain the hard money message.

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Don’t Fly Solo

Experienced real estate and private note investors will tell you they didn’t get where they are by trying to do everything on their own. Yet many of those same people will also tell you they didn’t do exactly that when first starting out. In fact, they may have stumbled along the way and learned […]

5 Real Estate Questions for Newbies

For those who are considering investing in real estate for the very first time, we understand there might very well be no shortage of anticipation. Yet if you’ve gotten this far no doubt you’re getting pretty serious about the concept of owning real estate and investing in private notes. And over the years, we’ve […]

Hold or Flip? Hard Money Solutions in a Conventional World

Over the past decade or so, the concept of flipping houses has taken hold. Perhaps due to the number of cable TV shows where a couple finds a certain “diamond in the rough,” fixes it up then sells it for a tidy profit- all in the course of a 30 minute episode. It all […]

5 Reasons to Start Flipping Homes

A lot of real estate investors lost money when the housing market crashed years ago. However, now that the market is recovering, the time is right to start flipping again, and there are several good reasons to consider this investment option.
1. Market Recovery
Both the economy and the housing market are in full recovery mode, […]

5 Tips for Getting a Hard Money Loan

If you are thinking about funding a fix and flip, new construction or rental property; there are a few things to consider before applying for a Hard Money Loan.
1. Be Liquid
As a Hard Money Lender we want to see that our borrowers have money in the bank. It’s important to save before you get […]