Guest Blog: The Most Expensive Housing Market

The American Dream can cost anywhere from $75,000 to $2.3 million, depending on where you live. The priciest place to live with average list prices for a 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom home is in Newport Beach, California. Half of the 100 most expensive housing markets in the U.S. are located in California. On the flip

Four Steps to Success with Hard Money Loans

Hard money loans are a great option for real estate investors needing to acquire financing for a property on a moments notice or have difficulty obtaining a loan through conventional financing. If you’ve been considering a hard money loan, check out our four steps to success below! Start with the Right Lender Not every hard money

Sky Slide Coming to the U.S. Bank Tower

Ever wanted to slide down a glass slide 1,000 feet above Downtown Los Angeles? The U.S. Bank tower, the tallest building on the West Coast, is making this a reality for all the thrill-seekers out there. The slide is set to open in June 2016 and will cost $8 to enjoy this completely enclosed glass slide

A Better Way to Borrow

People looking to buy or sell their home in 2016 may be in a hurry to  close before interest rates rise again. with plenty of homes on the market in need of fixing up and eager buyers hoping to close fast, This puts investors looking to flip in a good position. But you can only profit

Guest Blog: “How I Used Hard Money…”

How I’ve Used Hard Money to Successfully Grow My Real Estate Business       The article published on BiggerPockets and written by Aaron Kinney shares Kinney’s personal experience dealing with hard money lenders as well as offers advice to those investors just entering the real estate market. While his article is written specifically based on the

Sub Prime Mortgages on the Rise

According to the latest credit trends report by Equifax, there was a 28% increase in the number of sub prime mortgages in 2015. These sub prime loans are typically needed by those who have a lower fico score and are not able to qualify for a conventional loan. Check out the article below: http://nationalmortgageprofessional.com/news/57399/equifax-more-sub-prime-lending-2015 Published 1/29/16

Securing a Hard Money Loan

Hard money loans are different than most traditional types of loans and financing in a number of key ways. Whereas most traditional loans focus almost exclusively on the credit-worthiness of the borrower, hard money lenders are typically most concerned with the value of the underlying property in question. The reason for this is that hard

Commercial Hard Money Lenders Working for You

When applying for a loan at a conventional bank, the lender takes into account aspects of the borrower like their credit history and debt-to-income ratio to justify the decision to approve the loan. Also, certain time restrictions such as a rushed purchase or a balloon payment coming due on a previous loan can be an issue