22 02, 2024

The Role of Hard Money Loans in Commercial Property Investments

2024-03-04T14:56:08-05:00February 22nd, 2024|Categories: Commercial, Hard Money, Hard Money Loans, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments|Tags: , , , , |

Hard money loans play a pivotal role in the world of commercial property investments. This guide is designed to shed light on how these loans work and how they can be effectively utilized in commercial real estate ventures. The Role of Hard Money Loans in Commercial Property Investments This guide will explore: What are hard money loans in commercial real estate Advantages of hard money loans for commercial investments How to secure a hard money loan for commercial property Balancing risks and benefits of hard money in commercial real estate Here's a closer look at each. What Are Hard Money

18 09, 2022

Can You Use a Hard Money Loan to Buy a House?

2024-01-09T17:19:24-05:00September 18th, 2022|Categories: Commercial, Flipping, Hard Money Loans, Investment Properties|Tags: |

If you're looking at your mortgage options and wondering whether you can use a hard money loan to buy a house, you need to know that it's possible - but it's only advisable in certain situations. Here's what you need to know. Can You Use a Hard Money Loan to Buy a House? It's possible to buy a house with a hard money loan, but due to the way that these loans are structured, they're typically best for real estate investors - not usually for people who are looking to buy a personal home to live in. When is it

22 12, 2021

5 Ways to Find Distressed Commercial Properties

2021-12-21T07:01:30-05:00December 22nd, 2021|Categories: Commercial, How To, Real Estate|Tags: , , |

Many real estate investors branch into commercial real estate – and often, they’re looking for distressed commercial properties. But if that was a path you were interested in taking, how would you find the right places to buy? Check out this guide, which offers five ways to find distressed commercial properties to find out.  5 Ways to Find Distressed Commercial Properties There are five great ways to find distressed commercial properties that may be great investments: Search commercial investing websites Talk to commercial real estate brokers Talk to lenders Network with other investors Send out mailers Here’s a closer look

7 06, 2019

Millennial Investors Leading The Housing Market Charge

2019-06-07T20:31:54-04:00June 7th, 2019|Categories: Commercial, Interest, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments|Tags: , , |

There are over 75.4 million Millennials in the US and over 55 percent of them polled by Harris Interactive said they were interested in real estate investing. Couple this fact with the Bank of America Survey that claims that one in six Millennials have more than $100K in their savings, and you can see that this generation is sure to alter the real estate investing forecast. More Millennials believe that real estate investing produces better returns than the stock market. More than eight out of ten of them believe that real estate is a good investment according to a Fannie

5 05, 2019

Should You Turn Your Investment Property Into An Airbnb?

2019-06-28T16:36:13-04:00May 5th, 2019|Categories: Commercial, Hard Money, Income, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments, Leasing Your Property|Tags: , , |

Airbnb lodging has grown at unbelievable rates since the home sharing site began in 2008. It wasn't long before many investors realized that short-term rentals might be a preferable strategy. After all, the risks that you will have to evict someone from an Airbnb is nowhere as great as the risks that you will have to evict someone from a longterm rental property. Plus, Airbnb rental units often have a much higher return. It's important to remember though that not every Airbnb unit will do well. A few factors should be considered: You will need to make sure that your

19 04, 2019

Best Markets For Home Flippers In 2019

2019-04-19T21:42:51-04:00April 19th, 2019|Categories: Business, Commercial, Flipping, Florida, Income, Investing, Investment Properties, Tennessee|Tags: , , , , |

Two of the top markets for home flipping happen to be in our area of service for hard money loaning. Both Florida and Tennessee are among the top markets for house flippers. That means that the average time to flip, the average profit, and the average return on your investment will be best in these markets. Florida's House Flipping Market Florida has year-round warm weather and residents don't pay income tax on their earnings at the state level. One of the best cities in Florida for house flipping is in north Florida. House flippers in Jacksonville do very well, according

18 04, 2019

Landlords, Millennials Shop For Rentals Differently, So You Need To Adjust Your Marketing Too

2019-05-19T11:55:26-04:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Commercial, Hard Money, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Leases, Leasing Your Property, Selling, Tenants|Tags: , , , |

Landlords marketing to Millennial renters face new challenges. For example, most Millennials get almost all of their information from social media. As a lessor, you simply must have an online presence that incorporates a variety of social media platforms to fully market to millennial renters. Don't simply post an ad online on Craigslist and think you have your online presence covered. It important to post to Craigslist, of course, but that shouldn't be your only online presence. Instagram is an incredibly useful online marketing tool. It's a generational favorite. Also, don't merely post a photo and your information to Instagram.

5 04, 2019

Old Fourth Ward: Atlanta’s Hippest ‘New’ Community

2019-04-19T22:24:00-04:00April 5th, 2019|Categories: Commercial, Flipping, Georgia, Hard Money, Hard Money Loans, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments, Leases, Leasing Your Property, Short Sales, Tenants|Tags: , , , , |

The Old Fourth Ward might just be Atlanta’s hippest so-called "new" community, and it appeals to young professionals and first-time homebuyers. If you find a deal on a home in Old Fourth Ward, snatch it up. If you need quick funding to make a property with great potential in Old Fourth Ward, contact us to see if we can help you out. This neighborhood is one of the newest in Atlanta and is found east of downtown and south of Midtown. Millennials are flocking to the area thanks to the new retail and dining from Ponce City Market. The Old

14 02, 2019

What Construction Codes In Georgia Are Mandatory?

2019-02-14T22:43:43-05:00February 14th, 2019|Categories: Commercial, Construction Loans, Georgia, Hard Money, Investing, Investment Properties, New Construction|Tags: , , , , |

If you're thinking of picking up an investment property or land to build an investment property in Georgia, you will want to be aware of Georgia's mandatory construction codes. The state has mandatory construction codes that people have to follow for any structure built there. Some local governments in Georgia may choose not to enforce all of these codes, but technically, they are mandatory. Each of these sets of construction codes  usually has a base code it works off of and then a set of amendments specific to Georgia. Mandatory Georgia Construction Codes This list of codes includes most of that

22 01, 2019

Finding Contractors For Work On Your Rental Properties

2019-01-22T21:01:38-05:00January 22nd, 2019|Categories: Commercial, Developers, Hard Money, Hard Money Loans, Home Improvements, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments, Remodeling Tips|Tags: , , , |

Finding good contractors to work on your rental properties might seem like a chore. Hiring undependable contractors can cost you some serious cash. Do you know where to find the best contractors? We happen to have some tips! Perhaps some jobs at your rental property are too complex, too tedious, or just too unappealing to do the work yourself. If you’re investing in real estate but you’re not going to be doing all of the work yourself for whatever reason, you'll need reliable, skilled contractors. Word-of-mouth really is best. That doesn't mean you should rely completely on online testimonials from

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