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Single-Family Rental Continues to be a Top Priority for Investors and Home Builders

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3 min read Single-family residential real estate is proving to be one of the strongest performing asset classes in the US today. We have written extensively on the strong underlying fundamentals of the US residential market. Certainly, both buyers and sellers of homes in this market have experienced that strength. On the positive side, homeowners…

Permanent Financing On Rental Properties The Easy Way!

I have spoken one-on-one with thousands of real estate investors across the country buying turnkey properties or executing the BRRRR (rehab to rent) strategy. They are focused on building a portfolio of rental properties to create “passive” income that will offset and...

A Brief COVID-19 Update

Like so many of you, we have spent the last several days and weeks closely monitoring the impact COVID-19 is having on our communities, the markets, and the world. Our hearts and thoughts go out to the people who have been affected by this unprecedented event and...
Networking is Key!

Networking is Key!

Whether you love it or loathe it, networking is a key factor of the success of your business. In real estate, it can help you find mentors, partners, vendors, deals, financing, and new and bigger opportunities. Is there a reason not to have a larger network?  We can't...

January 2018 Borrower Newsletter

Greetings!  We hope you had a wonderful holiday season and wish you a happy new year! Welcome to 2018! The new year brings an opportunity to reflect on the successes and failures of 2017 and push one's self and his or her business goals to the next level.  Setting...

Real Estate Investors — Plan Your Exits Before You Buy

Real Estate Investors — Plan Your Exits Before You Buy

For real estate investors -- and entrepreneurs in general -- optimism is an important quality to have. It keeps you pushing forward, and expecting positive outcomes even in the face of challenges. The most important time to be optimistic is when you're acquiring a new...

Housing Bubble 2.0?

Housing Bubble 2.0?

You may have noticed more than one mention--at least in the financial press--that the current U.S. housing market resembles 2006, just before the housing crisis. "Bubble 2.0" it's been called. But, in our view, the worries about rising real estate values are just...

Trends in Real Estate Investing

If you’ve talked real estate lately, you’ve heard the chatter about the strong U.S. housing market, but have you taken a closer look at the latest trends? Let’s take a look toward the horizon and see what we think is ahead from an investment point of view. An...

What is After Repair Value (ARV)?

ARV, or After Repair Value, is a key factor in any hard money loan. This is because a rehab, or build, is only a good investment for the lender based on its value once you’ve made it shine. So how is ARV calculated, and how does it fit into the process of procuring a...