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20 11, 2018

New Atlanta Investors: What Is The Midtown Alliance?

By |2018-11-19T11:34:49+00:00November 20th, 2018|Categories: Commercial, Developers, Hard Money, Investing, Investment, Investments, New Construction, New Home Development|Tags: |0 Comments

If you're new to investing in Atlanta and are looking to invest in the Midtown area, you may wonder, "What's the Midtown Alliance?" Midtown Alliance Midtown Alliance's dedicated staff works to create the most desirable urban experience for Midtown. It's been around since 1978 and has been a driving force behind the revitalization of the area. Midtown is a migration destination for residents and it's a destination point for commerce, learning and cultural experience. Much of this is due to the hard work of teh staff at Midtown Alliance. Midtown has been redesigned to be a live-work-play community with a

19 11, 2018

Atlanta Named One Of The Hottest Housing Markets

By |2018-11-19T11:18:16+00:00November 19th, 2018|Categories: Equity Lending, Flipping, Hard Money, Hard Money Loans, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments, New Construction, New Home Development|Tags: |0 Comments

Redfin looked at metro areas with at least 500,000 people to determine the hottest real estate markets in the country.  This week, it names Atlanta one of the hottest markets in the country. More than 28 percent of Atlanta's homes for sale stayed on the market less than two weeks and 21 percent of Atlanta homes sold for more than the asking price. Atlanta is currently a top migration destination, similar to Charlotte, another area where we serve investors.In the third quarter, Atlanta ranked number two in the country as a top migration destination. Meanwhile in Atlanta, investors are banking

12 11, 2018

Investing In The Nashville Real Estate Market

By |2018-11-12T22:12:05+00:00November 12th, 2018|Categories: Business, Commercial, Construction Loans, Hard Money, Hard Money Loans, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments, Leasing Your Property, New Construction, New Home Development, New Homes, Private Lending|Tags: , , |0 Comments

There’s a lot of interest in investing in places like Nashville and other strong secondary markets right now. This is due to economic and cultural factors driving people out of more traditional markets. Plus, when you consider the quality of life in much larger downtowns, it's no wonder smaller, homier downtowns are the next big thing. These secondary markets prime for investing are great tourist destinations, just like Nashville. They are also key areas for music and the arts, just like Nashville. Here's what these secondary markets desperately need: Residential condo units. (Last year, Nashville gained a mere 71 units.)

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

22 05, 2018

Nashville Has Big Plans For Mass Transit, Could Lead To Significant Growth

By |2018-05-22T15:00:44+00:00May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Flipping, Investment Properties, Investments, Leasing Your Property, New Construction|Tags: |0 Comments

Though it seemed like a May 1 vote in Nashville that shot down mass transit for the city sealed the deal, it turns out mass transit is back on the table. Nashville Councilman Swope told News 2 that everything is back on the table as far as looking at creating a new plan for Nashville. Now, the City of Nashville is back at it with big plans for an extremely modern mass transit system. The vision includes light rails, commuter rails, and a larger bus fleet. They are even considering double stacked freeways and self driving buses! All of this

16 04, 2018

Dual Functioning AFCI And GFCI Outlets Keep You Up To Code

By |2018-04-16T15:00:28+00:00April 16th, 2018|Categories: Construction Loans, Home Upgrades, Leasing Your Property, New Construction, Remodeling Tips|Tags: |0 Comments

The National Electrical Code requires GFCI outlets in new construction or remodeling of kitchens, garages, laundry rooms and bathrooms. It requires AFCI outlets for new work on kitchens, bedrooms, living rooms and laundry rooms. So, the easiest solution to stay ahead of the game on your income property is to have dual functioning AFCI and GFCI outlets installed all around the living quarters. These handy dual functioning outlets help prevent electrical shock and residential home fires. Insurance companies are please to see these dual functioning outlets and your tenants will be too. If you're merely flipping the property, imagine the

6 04, 2018

2018 North Carolina Building Code

By |2018-04-06T21:17:13+00:00April 6th, 2018|Categories: Construction Loans, Hard Money, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Investment Properties, New Construction, New Home Development, Remodeling Tips|Tags: |0 Comments

The Building Code Council adopted the 2018 North Carolina Building Code at its quarterly meeting in June, 2017.  The 2018 North Carolina Building Code (Except Electrical) will go into effect no later than July, 2018, according to the state's website.  At that point, we'll see a minimum six month over lap where either the 2012 NC Code or the 2018 NC Code is acceptable. So, when is the new code fully active? According to the state's website, on January 1, 2019, the new code becomes the requirement. Meanwhile, the 2018 Electrical Code went into effect this month. "The Base Documents

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

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

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