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Hard Money lender in lending money in the Atlanta , GA as well as Florida and North Carolina

30 03, 2018

Big Businesses Requesting Municipal Approval Indicates A Neighborhood Prime For House Flipping

By |2018-03-30T13:00:18+00:00March 30th, 2018|Categories: Developers, Hard Money, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Keep your eye on the neighborhoods in which big businesses try to get into. Is a Panera Bread or a McDonald's requesting local permission to build? If you start to notice corporate interest in a particular neighborhood, that's a good sign that an area is about to see a lot of growth. Want a lucrative investment property? Paying attention at city council meetings can be helpful. First of all, they might know something you don't. Remember, they aren't going to waste their money developing if their research departments feel the market doesn't have potential. Also, once they are there, renters

19 03, 2018

Building Permit Process In Nashville

By |2018-03-19T15:00:37+00:00March 19th, 2018|Categories: Hard Money, Investment Properties, New Construction, Remodeling Tips|Tags: |0 Comments

  All properties within Metropolitan Nashville are zoned for particular uses depending on their zone district classifications. If you're considering an investment property in Nashville, take a look at the city's Zoning Land Use Table. It will let you know what uses are permitted in various zones around the city. The property will be considered "zoned and ready" as long as its zoning matches your planned use for it. Once you've got the property in your hands, you'll probably want to do some renovations. The building permit process in Nashville is pretty straight forward. The building permits are handled by

14 03, 2018

North Carolina Property Tax Comparison By County

By |2018-03-14T15:00:49+00:00March 14th, 2018|Categories: Hard Money, Investment Properties, Leasing Your Property, Taxes|Tags: , |0 Comments

If you're thinking of flipping houses or maintaining investment real estate in North Carolina, you should know that the state has one of the lowest median property tax rates in the country. Only 14 states have a lower median property tax. On average, North Carolina counties collect an average of 0.78 percent of a properties assessed fair market value. To put this in perspective, the median property tax in North Carolina for a home worth $155,500, is $1,209 each year. North Carolina’s property tax is "ad valorem." In other words, it's based on the value of the real estate property. The

11 03, 2018

Explanation of South Carolina Building Codes Enforcement Officers

By |2018-03-11T15:22:40+00:00March 11th, 2018|Categories: Construction Loans, Flipping, Hard Money, Investing, New Construction, New Homes|Tags: , |0 Comments

  If you're flipping houses in South Carolina, you'll want to know more about the building codes enforcement officers. Here's a quick reference guide. Building Official A Building Official performs tasks and inspections for the local jurisdiction’s building department. They must carry a certification as a building official (CBO). Commercial Inspector A Commercial Inspector performs onsite inspections in at least two construction disciplines. You know, like electrical and plumbing or building and mechanical. What they inspect is decided by the local jurisdiction that employs them. They have to have  certificates or examination records from a recognized code organization. They must

7 03, 2018

Know The Signs Of A Problematic Foundation

By |2018-03-07T13:00:25+00:00March 7th, 2018|Categories: Construction Loans, Flipping, Foreclosures, Hard Money, Investments|Tags: |0 Comments

If you've decided to invest in real estate, you can save yourself a lot of time by recognizing signs of foundation damage right away.  Keep in mind, if you find only minor problems, it might still be worth hiring a professional evaluation, rather than just walking away from the investment property. Every little foundation issue doesn't mean that you have to walk away from the deal. With experience, you'll learn to recognize which homes to walk away from and which warrant the cost of a closer inspection. Foundation cracks and floor cracks should be investigated further. Likewise, look for wall

3 03, 2018

North Carolina Property Tax Relief: Who Qualifies?

By |2018-03-03T15:00:48+00:00March 3rd, 2018|Categories: Hard Money, Tax Foreclosures, Taxes|Tags: , |0 Comments

Do you have a loved one in North Carolina struggling with property taxes? Well, some North Carolina homeowners qualify for one of three programs offering property tax relief. You might want to look into this for them. Low-Income Homestead Exclusion Qualified low-income homeowners can apply for property tax relief through the State of North Carolina at their Assessor's Office between January 1 and June 1 each year. Qualifying homeowners receive an exclusion of the taxable value of their residences of either $29,500, or 50 percent (whichever is greater). Disabled Veterans Homestead Exclusion Honorably discharged veteran homeowners, certified by the U.S Department of Veterans

14 02, 2018

Should You Invest In Good Carpet Padding To Flip A House?

By |2018-02-14T19:59:31+00:00February 14th, 2018|Categories: Flipping, Hard Money, Investments, New Construction, Rehab Loans, Remodeling Tips|Tags: , |0 Comments

You've got your eye on a potential investment property. You're creating your budget. You want to cut some corners. Should you get cheap carpet padding? Most investors find that a good carpet padding increases buyer interest even more than a good carpet would. Good padding can absolutely help you flip a house. Buyers assume that if you're willing to invest in a quality padding, the home must have quality products everywhere. You can even go with a cheaper carpet if you choose a better padding. It wouldn't even be deceptive. Quality padding can help even low grade padding last longer.

12 02, 2018

If You Don’t Have 100% Of The Funds, Don’t Start A Real Estate Project

By |2018-02-12T03:43:12+00:00February 12th, 2018|Categories: Construction Loans, Flipping, Foreclosures, Hard Money, Hard Money Loans, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Rehab Loans|Tags: , , |0 Comments

If you don't have all the funds you will need for your real estate project, be that flipping a house or renovating a potential rental property, don't take that risk. That's a gamble that could end up with you in a really bad situation. If you want to start a real estate project, be sure to start with more debt or more funds than you think you will need. That's right, always starts with a loan for more than what you think you will need to complete the project. See, it's easier to get initial funding than subsequent funding. If

27 01, 2018

How A Can Of Paint For The Front Door Can Increase Sale Price By $1,500

By |2018-01-27T15:26:39+00:00January 27th, 2018|Categories: Construction Loans, Flipping, Foreclosures, Hard Money, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, New Construction|Tags: , , |0 Comments

If you earn money flipping houses, every upgrade needs to increase the sale value of your investment. You know you need to paint the front door, because it's weathered looking. But do you know what color to paint it to get the most money from the sale of the house? We do. Zillow analyzed thousands of photos from residential property sales. It looked at specific colors and specific locations on the houses that increased or decreased the average sale price, and by how much. Color makes a huge impact on buyers. Even though it would be easy for the buyer

23 01, 2018

What You Need To Know About Note Purchases

By |2018-01-23T03:12:53+00:00January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Foreclosures, Hard Money, Hard Money Loans, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Short Sales|0 Comments

Smart investors often make an extreme profit by investing in promissory notes. See, a note purchase means the purchaser is buying a lender's promissory note instead of the actual property. The foreclosure process can be expensive in time and money for financial institutions. When a loan under-performs, these institutions are often willing to sell them at a discount. Note purchases are a risky business though. Legal counsel is strongly advised for all note purchases. Again, when an investor purchases a promissory note, the buyer buys a lien right from a lender. This means, the buyer can't actually possess the property.