Walnut Street Finance Blog

Helping You Succeed in Your Real Estate Investments

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. 

Chip's Tips: What is LTV? Loan-to-Value Explained

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.

How to Pick a Private Money Lender

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...

Chip's Tips: Why Choose Walnut Street Finance as Your Lender

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...

All New Broker Referral Program

We want to share our excitement by giving YOU money! you can earn 1% (1 POINT) of the closed loan amount for every deal brought to Walnut Street Finance.


Investing in Real Estate in Richmond, Virginia? Here Are Your Financing Options.

Richmond, Virginia is one of the hottest real estate markets in the country right now, and there’s no shortage of reasons why: strong economy, rich history & culture, and picturesque location, to name a few.

Hard Money vs. Traditional Lender Construction Loans

No matter how the real estate market fluctuates, one thing remains the same – real estate investors need money to fund their projects. As the lending landscape has changed over the years, it has become increasingly more difficult for developers...