28 07, 2019
  • Are Hard Money Loans a Good Idea for REIs

Are Hard Money Loans a Good Idea for REIs?

By |2019-06-25T09:38:14-04:00July 28th, 2019|Categories: Hard Money|Tags: , |0 Comments

Financing your real estate investment can raise some challenges. You need to be able to obtain funding quickly to take advantage of a great opportunity. Perhaps you do not want your credit score to be a chief deciding factor in being able to do so. This leads to the question of whether hard money loans are a good idea for real estate investors. In short, hard money loans are a smart choice for the real estate investor. There are two chief reasons for this: Time and ease. How Fast is Funding With a Hard Money Loan? The first reason is,

7 11, 2017

Should You Work With Subcontractors?

By |2017-11-07T13:00:36-04:00November 7th, 2017|Categories: Hard Money|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

If you’re going to fix and flip houses for a living – whether you’ve done one or two or you’re just thinking about getting started, there are plenty of ways to make the process more profitable (and easier, too). One of them is to avoid working with subcontractors and work only with general contractors. While this won’t work in every situation, and it may not be the right choice for you, there’s certainly a case for working only with general contractors. Why Should You Work Only With General Contractors? When you put more variables into a math equation, it becomes

30 10, 2017

Getting Financing Through a Hard Money Lender

By |2017-10-30T13:00:28-04:00October 30th, 2017|Categories: Hard Money|Tags: , |0 Comments

Financing is one of the most important aspects of fixing and flipping houses, but here’s where many people get it wrong: They should be working with a hard money lender, but they’re not. The two biggest myths on financing fix-and-flips is that you have to work through a bank or you have to use your own cash to buy the house. You could end up missing a great deal because you’re not able to pull together the cash in time. Why a Hard Money Lender Might Be Right for Your Transaction Typically, working with a hard money lender is much

27 10, 2017

What is Deal Analysis?

By |2017-10-27T13:00:27-04:00October 27th, 2017|Categories: Hard Money|Tags: , |0 Comments

For most people who are interested in flipping houses – the practice of buying a house in need of some TLC, fixing it up, and selling it – it makes sense to analyze every last dollar involved in the deal. Unfortunately, not everyone knows how to do that. What is Deal Analysis? Deal analysis is the process by which you determine how much you can pay for a house in order to cover all the expenses of fixing it up and selling it. You want to make sure you can still make a profit after all that’s done – after

28 11, 2016

Energy-Efficient Commercial Buildings

By |2016-11-28T10:00:38-04:00November 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

21 11, 2016

Amazing Master Bath Upgrades REIs Can’t Afford to Ignore

By |2016-11-21T10:00:14-04:00November 21st, 2016|Categories: Flipping, Hard Money, Hard Money Loans, REIs, Remodeling Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

When it comes time to renovate your investment property, you may be wondering where to start. No matter how much remodeling your flip requires, one of the main areas homebuyers will focus on is the master bathroom. If you’re flipping a home, you’re probably looking for ways to save the most money. Make sure your budget allows for upgrades in the master bathroom—this is not an area you want to skimp on. Your best bet would be to save money in other areas of the home, and make the master bath one of the key focal points. Amazing Master Bath

3 11, 2016

Fulton County Tax Foreclosure Sales (and How to Find Them)

By |2016-11-03T10:00:04-04:00November 3rd, 2016|Categories: Business, Foreclosures, Hard Money, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments, Private Lending, Tax Foreclosures, Taxes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

In the state of Georgia, it’s legal for the government to seize property, such as homes and land, for the nonpayment of taxes. According to the Georgia Department of Law, a homeowner’s obligation to pay property taxes is backed by the property itself. If a homeowner fails to pay, the county tax commissioner can sell the home to raise the amount due back in taxes. Often these homes sell for exceptionally low prices—but how does the whole process work? How Does a Property Get Seized? When a homeowner’s property taxes are past due, the tax collector can proceed through a

21 10, 2016

Cashing in On Short Sales and Foreclosures

By |2016-10-21T10:00:38-04:00October 21st, 2016|Categories: Hard Money|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you find a “diamond in the rough” house or commercial property, you know you need to act quickly. Day after day, investors are hunting for houses and commercial properties—and they probably have their eyes focused on the same prize that you're watching. Discovering a spectacular property at the right price is the name of the game. Short Sales and Foreclosures: How to Cash in as a Real Estate Investor Short sales and foreclosures are hot commodities in some cases, and you know that banks are around to lend money and make money. They are not in the business of