Category: Financing

What is Hard Money?

What is Hard Money?

Simple: short term loan, secured by your property. Here’s why you should choose to use hard money:

6 Strategies for Funding Investment Properties

6 Strategies for Funding Investment Properties

If you invest in real estate, you no doubt wonder where to find funding. Here are a few of the money sources we used starting out:

Buying Real Estate with Leverage Rather than Cash - Why Would You?

Buying Real Estate with Leverage Rather than Cash – Why Would You?

Why do you prefer to purchase rental properties with leverage rather than buying them straight out with cash? I give my answers here.

Hard Money Lenders - What Are the Differences?

Hard Money Lenders – What Are the Differences?

Do you know why the cost of hard money varies? Do you know why some have bad experiences borrowing this way? Here’s an explanation.

Why Use Hard Money?

Why Use Hard Money?

What is hard money and why should you use it? It’s easier and more affordable than you think!

How Large is a Trillion

How Large is a Trillion?

Too often, “trillion” is used when discussing US expenditures or debt. Bummer. Ok, so how large is a trillion?

Mortgage Escrow – What is it? How does it work?

Mortgage Escrow – What is it? How does it work?

Most lenders make escrow payments promptly, however, you may find a late or missed payment. Then what do you do?

Multiple Streams of Income Calculator

Multiple Streams of Income Calculator

I love income. And I’m not afraid to say it. How does it get better? MULTIPLE streams!

Rules and Regulations of Self-Directed IRAs

Rules and Regulations of Self-Directed IRAs

IRAs can be tax free or tax deferred. Do you use them? They’re a FABULOUS way to invest in real estate.

Mortgage Closing Costs are on the Rise

Mortgage Closing Costs are on the Rise

Have you noticed a change in fees? Do you know how to buy real estate without going to a traditional lender?

Using a Credit Card to Finance Deals

Using a Credit Card to Finance Deals

Have you ever used a cash advance on your credit cards to finance a real estate deal? Consider this:

Mortgage Rates Rise Again

Mortgage Rates Rise Again

Mortgage rates rise again. How will this fact change your decisions?