16 05, 2017

8 Tips for First-Time Real Estate Investors

By | May 16th, 2017|

Very few opportunities capture investors’ imagination quite like real estate. The ability to generate passive income, build equity and enjoy steady price growth are some of the most attractive draws of investing in property. Over the last 50 years, real estate has become a popular investment vehicle. After the subprime mortgage crisis, investors have quickly [...]

25 04, 2017

Tumbling U.S. Mortgage Rates Provide Window of Opportunity for Real Estate Investors

By | April 25th, 2017|

Investing in real estate got a lot more attractive this week as mortgage rates tumbled to fresh five-month lows. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac recently announced that the average interest rate on a 30-year fixed rate home loan fell to 3.97% in the week ended April 20. That's down from 4.08% the previous week. Interest rates [...]

20 04, 2017

Thinking About Investing in Real Estate? You Should Consider a Hard Money Loan

By | April 20th, 2017|

Investing in real estate is one of the best ways to build wealth. It is also a proven method for diversifying your portfolio. When the going gets tough, you'll be glad you have a secured asset backed by real property. After the 2008 financial crisis, many people hesitated about buying a home or investing in [...]

6 04, 2017

Red Hot Housing Market Offers Unique Opportunity for Investors

By | April 6th, 2017|

It has been nearly a decade since the U.S. subprime mortgage crisis. After a long and painful recovery, the housing market is back on track. Sales are on the rise thanks to steady jobs growth and pent-up demand. For investors and real estate entrepreneurs, now is the time to capitalize. Housing Market Kicks Off 2017 [...]

10 02, 2017

Would Refinancing Help You?

By | February 10th, 2017|

As entrepreneurs, we’re always ready to jump in. This usually works out alright, but there’s a few times where it can come back to bite us. I see that a lot in Commercial Real Estate lending, and here’s a few ways you can use refinancing to get out of a rut. Types of Real Estate [...]

3 02, 2017

A Beginner’s Guide to Commercial Real Estate Lending

By | February 3rd, 2017|

You build the building, lease it out to tenants - and everybody’s happy….the logic of Commercial Real Estate isn’t that difficult. Until you get to the financing stage, that is. I don’t think they do it on purpose, but once you get so entangled in industry jargon - it’s hard for lenders to realize how [...]