About us

Hanson Capital is an alternative lender specializing in collateral based, hard-money transactions within the real estate market. Headquartered out of the Valley of the Sun, Phoenix, Arizona and established in 2008 by it’s founder Chris Hanson, Hanson Capital is responsible for over $300M in transactions since our opening. Within the community and across many states, Hanson Capital is quickly becoming a leader for fast and convenient alternative lending practices.

The alternative lending market is experiencing rapid growth and Hanson Capital is at the forefront of this opportunity. Our objective as a company is to simplify lending for everyone. We’re rethinking how people obtain and use financing, from underwriting and documentation all the way to making payments.

Hanson Capital possesses a wide network of lending options across the country, regularly participating in out of-state-transactions, and is always willing to consider opportunities outside of Arizona. If you believe you have a lending opportunity that meets Hanson Capital’s criteria and would like us to review, please submit your deal regardless of location and we’re confident we can lend assistance in finding the money you need in a timely manner.

Chris Hanson

Chris Hanson moved to Phoenix in 2005 where he worked at Wells Fargo Financial in the Wholesale Mortgage Division. His roots there led him to start Hanson Capital Group in 2008 where he’s been responsible for over $300M in transactions ranging from apartment building repositioning to lending to real estate portfolio creation on an institutional level. A firm believer in vertical integration, Chris continues to expand his focus into different areas of the market. He has been featured in both the Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg for his activities and success in real estate and investment management. Chris graduated from the University of Arizona’s Number 1 Ranked Entrepreneurship program with a B.S. degree in Entrepreneurship from The Eller School of Management. He is actively involved in the Arizona community as a sponsor and contributor to various philanthropic organizations as well as being an active member of the Arizona Chapter of Entrepreneur’s Organization. Chris is a dedicated serial entrepreneur with ongoing success in real estate and banking. He doesn’t just set goals, he actively follows them through to realization. Chris is also a private pilot and an avid race car driver.

Tiffany Harper

Tiffany Harper adds over fifteen years of experience in real estate, private lending, finance and sales to the team at Hanson Capital. She has played an integral role in the company’s portfolio management, multi-state expansion, and overall growth. She was responsible for development and implementation of the company’s lending and financial systems and procedures and is intimately involved with the transactions completed by Hanson Capital over the past several years. Prior to Hanson Capital, Tiffany’s efforts were focused primarily on the sale and management of real estate. She began her career as an executive assistant to a prominent real estate agent, which led to assisting a successful developer with two large scale condo conversion projects. She moved on to serve as the Vice President of a private real estate investment company, specializing in the acquisition and management of luxury properties throughout the Phoenix metro area. Her multifaceted experience from loan processing to property management in the early stages of her career combined with fierce dedication and passion for the field provided a key foundation on which to build her knowledge of real estate and finance. Tiffany holds an active real estate license in the state of Arizona and attended Arizona State University, where she majored in Pre-Law Studies and English.

Who we invest with?

Brokers

If you are a commercial loan officer or broker, you’ll find Hanson Capital to be an excellent direct hard money funding source. We recognize the value of research and services you perform for your clients and strive to offer you and your clients the highest level of customer service.

For our preferred brokers, we offer regular emails detailing recent closings, to illustrate the type of loans that will work best with Hanson Capital. When submitting completed loan requests, you will receive fast answers (usually same day) as to whether your client is a good match for Hanson Capital.

Once you have submitted your client’s complete loan package, Hanson Capital can offer ready-to-fund times of 1 week or less. We move fast, treat both you and your client with respect, and help you close more business.

Borrowers

If you are looking for a hard money loan, Hanson Capital is ready to help. We understand that your expertise lies in your core business, not necessarily in hard money lending.

By contacting Hanson Capital directly, you gain the advantage of speaking directly with the funding source. You can explain your specific request, business, or situation as no one else can. Hanson Capital’s approach to working with borrowers is simple: we offer you excellent customer service, support you in completing your loan application and provide you with fast, reliable answers about your loan.

With regular, clear communication, we can fund your loan quickly. The process is quick and easy. Get started today and funded tomorrow.

How we invest

Hanson Capital is a collateral based lender, so credit isn’t as important to us as the property itself. Our goal is to keep the process as simple as possible, from the initial screening to approval.

Why we invest

Hanson Capital invests for a variety of reasons, from helping clients get cash for a new project, or even bridge money when rehabbing a commercial property. Hanson Capital understands and embraces the fact that to be competitive in today’s real estate environment you must be able and willing to write cash offers. With Hanson Capital as your partner, you can rest assured you’ll always have the cash you need when you need it.

We pride ourselves on our unique approach to funding by requiring the least amount of paperwork in the valley, eliminating customers constantly having to jump through hoops to receive a timely approval and closing. You never have to come into the office if you don’t want to—everything can be handled from the comfort of your home or office. We can assist with any of your needs, whether it’s long term money on a rental portfolio or rehab purchase money for trustee sale, or even transactional money just for the day.

“I buy lots of auction properties and Hanson Capital has been an invaluable asset in funding. Anytime I’ve needed to get some money out from properties to make more acquisitions, They’ve worked with me in a fast and professional manner every time.”