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Proof of Funds Letter for Real Estate Investment

What's a proof of funds letter and why do real estate investors need one? Let's find out...

Flipping Houses With No Money

Flipping houses can be a great way to make some extra cash, especially if you’re handy and can do a majority of the work yourself. You might think you need a substantial amount of money in the bank in order to purchase houses to flip, but that’s...

Construction Loans 101: What You Need to Know

Very few people have the cash on hand that is required to fund the construction of a new home. This is why builders, buyers and investors turn to construction loans to finance new builds they couldn’t otherwise afford. But what exactly is a...

One-Time Loans vs. Multiple Construction Loans: Which is Right for Your Project?

So you’ve found the ideal property, and you’re ready to get moving on construction. But there’s the issue of financing. Unless you’re sitting on a sizable chunk of investment capital, you’re going to need some help. But here’s the challenge:...

Beyond Stocks: Diversifying Your Portfolio with Real Estate

Creating a diversified stock portfolio will produce higher returns, because holding similar stocks tends to lead to similar returns for better or worse; whereas coupling alternative investments on top of your stock holdings can theoretically...

The Pros and Cons of Hard Money Financing in Richmond, Virginia

If you’ve decided on a real estate investment in Richmond, Virginia and are looking for financing options, a hard money loan from Walnut Street Finance may be the right option for you.

What is a Draw Request and How Does It Work?

What is a Draw Request?

Once you close your fix and flip loan, one of the next steps is understanding what draw requests are and how our process works.

Chip's Tips: How Important is My Credit Score for a Hard Money Loan?

Your credit score is a factor in our loan process, but how important is it? This is one of the top questions we receive from real estate investors looking for a hard money loan. In the video below I help explain how we look at approving a loan...

4 Ways to Maximize Profit on Your Hampton Roads Investment Property

Investing in real estate in Hampton Roads, Virginia can be a highly profitable enterprise - for those who know what adds value and what attracts buyers.

How to Finance a Real Estate Investment in Hampton Roads

Now that you’ve found the ideal investment property in Hampton Roads, the last major hurdle to getting your project underway is securing the right type of financing to meet your needs.