Hard Money Lenders – The Definitive List

Real estate investors understand the importance of leveraging hard money lenders for their deals.  The term, ‘hard money lenders’ can also be used interchangeably with the term ‘private money lenders’ as they provide asset-based loans protected, secured, and insured by real estate. Hard money lenders vs Private money lenders When discussing loan products with other […]

What Are Closing Costs On A House?

What Are Closing Costs On A House? First time home buyers have many essential considerations, and one of their most frequent questions is, What are closing costs on a house? The closing occurs when an intermediary conveys the title of the purchased home or another piece of real estate.  The parties involved can expect that […]

U.S. Housing Inventory Crunch Continues…

Every winter, families across the country decide if this will be the year that they sell their current houses and move into their dream homes. Mortgage rates hovered around 4% for all of 2017 which forced many buyers off the fence and into the market, resulting in incredibly strong demand RIGHT NOW! At the same time, however, […]

Why Is There So Much Paperwork to Sign For a Mortgage?

Why is there so much paperwork mandated by the bank for a mortgage loan application when buying a home today? It seems that the bank needs to know everything about us and requires three separate sources to validate every entry on the application form. Friends and family tell many buyers that the process was a hundred times easier […]

What Is A Short Sale And How Do They Work

What is a short sale? It is a question often asked with a furrowed forehead, an invisible question mark above the head of the asker. Does it mean the sale happens in a shorter time frame than a regular sale? Is it a good deal, because you get it for less money? What does ‘short’ […]

The Ultimate Guide for Finding Distressed Properties and Motivated Sellers

Locating distressed properties and motivated sellers are essential marketing tactics for buying investment properties at a discount. Of course, this is also the trickiest part of the job. In addition to finding distressed properties, it is essential to approach the homeowner correctly. Unfortunately, many inexperienced real estate investors approach the owner incorrectly and leave them […]