Understanding what LTV, or loan-to-value, means and why it's important is key to ensuring that your next real estate investment project is a successful one. Watch the clip below for my take on LTV and what you need to know.
Picking a private money lender (also called a hard money lender) can be overwhelming, especially as the industry grows and the options start to blur together. Whether you're just starting out in real estate investing or have a whole portfolio behind you, your financing partner makes a big difference in your overall success. Watch our video below and find out 4 important tips for picking a private money lender.
Once you’ve decided on a real estate investment in Richmond, Virginia, you’re going to need financing. That’s where Walnut Street Finance comes in - with years of experience in investing and development in the area, we’ve helped countless investors achieve their investment property goals, and we’re here to help you do the same.
Danny DeKinder is a veteran and a realtor who knows the realities of transitioning from a military career into civilian life all too well. He founded Real Estate Careers for Heroes after he became a full-time realtor and developed a passion for guiding other veterans who were interested in real estate careers as well. It’s Armed Forces Week, the culmination of which is Armed Forces Day on May 19, so we spoke with Danny about his experiences and why veterans make excellent real estate professionals.
Real estate investing is a common practice within Washington, DC, where almost 1 in 5 homes was an all-cash purchase in 2017. One of the most common ways to invest in DC real estate is to purchase homes that are in need of rehabilitation. Whether it is through extensive repairs or a simple bathroom remodel or two, all investors know that they must calculate the anticipated After Repair Value (ARV) before they embark on a house flipping journey.
April 2018 marked the 91st consecutive month of employment gains. Since 2014, the average monthly job gain has steadily declined. While it may seem alarming, that is actually normal for a recovering economy.
Carol Scott, and her husband J Scott, had high-paying corporate careers before giving them up for a life that would allow them to focus on family. This Mother’s Day, we spoke with Carol about real estate investing and motherhood. Read our conversation below to find out how she got started, why real estate investing works for her family, and what advice she has for other moms interested in real estate investment as a career.
Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers out there! We hope you know we are thankful for you today and everyday. In honor of Mother’s Day, this week’s weekly round up of real estate links we love features stories of amazing women who have changed the real estate game.
According to the New York Times, “This spring’s home sales season is shaping up to be the most interesting one in years.” By mid to late spring the housing market will heat up, and stay that way through the summer, meaning competition and prices will be hotter too.
We're starting a new feature on our blog this week, where members of the Walnut Street Finance team answer common questions we are often asked. I'm Chip Sher, Development Officer, answering one of the most common questions we get: why choose Walnut Street Finance for my next loan? What makes us different in the private lending and real estate business? Watch below to find out.
Sometimes, the hardest part of fix and flip investing isn’t the work you put into the house - it’s finding an actual buyer. To make this a little easier, we’ve put together this handy guide of the four easiest ways to make your fix and flip attractive to potential buyers.