/Commercial
4 10, 2018

How To Find Apartment Buildings To Purchase

By |2018-10-02T13:13:22+00:00October 4th, 2018|Categories: Commercial, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Waiting for apartment buildings to go on sale is not always the best way to get a rental building. There are a number of ways to find apartment buildings before they go on sale. Here are a few ideas: Keep an eye on probate real estate - Fantastic deals are to be had in probate real estate. Contact apartment owners via a direct mailing - You never know who may be considering selling. Acquaint  yourself with attorneys - Divorces, lawsuits, and financial changes can create a potential apartment building seller. Network with commercial real estate brokers - They generally have

27 08, 2018

How Do You Get A Hard Money Loan?

By |2018-08-27T22:38:31+00:00August 27th, 2018|Categories: Bridge Loans, Commercial, Construction Loans, Hard Money Loans, Home Upgrades, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments, New Construction|Tags: , |0 Comments

Are you considering investing in homes to flip them? Considering a hard money loan, but feel unsure about the process? Here's where you will need to start. Check out our hard money lending criteria. If your situation fits our criteria, just fill out the  online loan application or download and fax it to us. When we get your application, we will check it out. We can get purchasers money much more quickly than traditional lenders. Keep in mind that we lend up to 65 percent of the ARV value of the collateral. Luckily, if the loan will be used in part for the renovation or

15 08, 2018

Quick Tips For Getting Your Offer Accepted

By |2018-08-15T14:42:11+00:00August 15th, 2018|Categories: Commercial, Flipping, Foreclosures, Hard Money, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Short Sales|0 Comments

There really are tricks to getting your offer accepted over someone else's offer. You just need to know how to structure the deal. Obviously, proof of funds and pre-approvals for any loans you will get are critically important to a seller choosing your offer. Many won't even entertain an offer without them. Also, remember that to some people, the terms are even more important than the actual money. Your offer might be higher in actual dollars, but if your offer has more complicated terms, they might just pass on you. Don't create extra issues. Try to meet the sellers on

13 04, 2018

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Allows Business Owners A Tax Break On Roofing Projects

By |2018-04-13T13:00:55+00:00April 13th, 2018|Categories: Business, Commercial, Construction Loans, Income, Investing, Investment Properties, Taxes|Tags: |0 Comments

Consider this: The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act offers business owners a new way to recover costs on projects including roofing projects as long as it's on a qualifying project. What is a Qualifying Project? A depreciable tangible personal property purchased to use to conduct business counts as a qualifying project. The new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act lets businesses avoid devaluation on capital investments with expected lifespans of 20 years or less. So, while some roofs may last longer that 20 years, Everyone knows the lifespan of an asphalt shingle roof is considered 20 years. Plus, the maximum investment

23 03, 2018

How And When To Obtain A Business License In Nashville

By |2018-03-23T15:00:54+00:00March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Commercial, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Leases, Leasing Your Property, New Construction|Tags: |0 Comments

If you're considering purchasing a property in Nashville to use for business, you'll need a business license. If a business is located within the Nashville city limits, the owner must pay for a business license or a minimal activity license. The fee for that is $30. Now, if the business is outside the city limits, but still in the county, the owner still has to pay for a business license or a minimal activity license. Outside the city limits, the fee is just $15 though. If your gross receipts fall between $3,000 and $9,999 during a fiscal year, you only need

31 03, 2017

Commercial vs. Residential Loans

By |2017-03-31T17:24:19+00:00March 31st, 2017|Categories: Business, Commercial, Hard Money Loans|Tags: , |0 Comments

  The differences between commercial hard money loans and residential hard money loans may seem cut-and-dry, but there are some big differences you need to understand because they'll impact which type of loan is right for you. Differences Between Residential and Commercial Hard Money Loans Residential mortgage loans are intended for properties that have one to four family units. Anything above that, or a property intended solely for business (not a dwelling), falls under a commercial loan. When you require a residential loan, your personal income, debt and ability to repay a loan are reviewed before you’re approved for a mortgage.

27 02, 2017

Commercial Loans vs. Residential Loans

By |2017-02-27T10:00:43+00:00February 27th, 2017|Categories: Business, Commercial|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The differences between commercial and residential loans may seem cut-and-dry, but they’re not always obvious. Determining which type of loan you require can be confusing at times, and being prepared before you speak with a lender may save you some time. Residential mortgage loans are intended for properties that have one to four family units. Anything above that, or a property intended solely for business (not a dwelling), falls under a commercial loan. When you require a residential loan, your personal income, debt and ability to repay a loan are reviewed before you’re approved for a mortgage. If you need

7 01, 2017

What is an Environmental Report in Commercial Real Estate (And Do You Need One)?

By |2017-01-07T10:00:47+00:00January 7th, 2017|Categories: Business, Commercial, Hard Money Loans, Investments|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Many traditional and hard money lenders in Atlanta require an environmental report before they’ll grant someone a commercial loan. The report should show that the property has been examined for environmental contamination. Even if there’s no lender requirement, though it may be a good idea to obtain one anyway, just for your own peace of mind — and for your future buyers’ peace of mind. What is an Environmental Report? An environmental report is an investigation on commercial property to discover if there are any dangerous contaminants. Potential buyers assume the cost of the investigation and it is completed in

28 11, 2016

Energy-Efficient Commercial Buildings

By |2016-11-28T10:00:38+00:00November 28th, 2016|Categories: Business, Commercial|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

If your real estate niche is investing in commercial buildings, be sure to check out the federal tax incentives offered for energy efficiency upgrades. Since commercial buildings release the most carbon emissions and are the world’s largest energy consumers, the government is looking for ways to entice building owners and designers into going green. Commercial Building Tax Deduction You may be eligible for a deduction of up to $1.80 per square foot if you reduce your building’s total energy usage by at least 50%. You can qualify for this deduction by replacing your building’s boiler or furnace with a new heating

14 11, 2016

How to Deal With Late Rent During the Holidays

By |2016-11-14T10:00:16+00:00November 14th, 2016|Categories: Commercial, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments, Real Estate, Tenants|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

While everyone is scrambling to get their festivities organized and shopping done, unfortunately, it's too common for rent payments to be put on the back burner. Landlords are faced with this problem each year, and if it's happened to you, you know that it's a tough decision (you know, whether  or not to be a Scrooge). Keeping a Professional Distance From Your Tenants If you're a landlord, you know that maintaining a professional relationship and not becoming involved in your tenant’s financial woes is a necessity. No one enjoys evicting a tenant—especially during the holiday season—but you should remember that this is