Racecars, Cheetahs, and Fix and Flip Loans: The Need for Speed

Posted by Bobby Montagne on Jan 19, 2017

Speed matters. It can be the difference between winning the Indy 500, catching tonight's dinner, or making a profit on a real estate fix and flip project. Many real estate investors turn to hard money loans to finance the purchase and renovation of rehab properties, and the need for speed is one of the chief reasons why.

How can you "win the race" in the real estate renovation world? 

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Topics: Fix And Flip, Real Estate Financing, Real Estate Investing Tips

Construction Loans: How to Get the Green Light On Your Next Application

Posted by Bobby Montagne on Jan 5, 2017

If the world of real estate investing were simple, everyone would be a winner without any special knowledge or experience. The reality is that it's not always easy to win, even if you're only playing a game of Monopoly. The stakes are higher when you're using real dollars and the goal is to profit on an actual fix and flip. You need to know when to buy and the best way to secure a construction loan. Here's what you need to know...

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Topics: Construction Loans, Real Estate Financing

Real Estate Investing 101: Choose a Hard Money Partner, Not Just Any Lender

Posted by Bobby Montagne on Dec 24, 2016

You know the ins and outs of building. You can visualize possibilities for rehabbing a run-down property in an instant. You have an intuitive sense of style and are quick to see what will work in a given location. You can quickly estimate costs and you know how to strike a bargain without sacrificing quality. 

It's easy to be successful builder or developer these days in Washington, D.C., right?

Well, maybe not so much, unless you also know how to secure the development loans and construction financing you need. Unless you're either very lucky or very experienced, finding the right source for construction loans in Washington D.C. can be a major hurdle. 

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Topics: DC Real Estate, Real Estate Financing

Financing Real Estate: 4 Ways to Help You Score the Property You Want

Posted by Bobby Montagne on Dec 15, 2016

Each year hundreds of thousands of new homes are sold within the United States. Whether a real estate investor is interested in purchasing a home in need of renovation or chooses to buy a vacant lot, he or she will have to decide how they are going to finance their investment. Fortunately there are a number of ways to successfully finance real estate investment.

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Topics: Real Estate Financing

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