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How Does the Increase in Federal Interest Rates Affect Hard Money Loans?

According to a BizJournals article, “borrowing costs will continue to trend upwards in 2019 as the economy slows and the Federal Reserve raises interest rates accordingly…” so how do rising interest rates impact the hard money market?

Do I Need an LLC for a Hard Money Loan?

If you’re looking for a hard money loan to finance your next fix and flip project, you may want to consider establishing a limited liability company (LLC) first. Many hard money lenders require borrowers to have an LLC before they move forward...

Is investing in Washington, DC profitable?

Washington, DC is a unique area to live. The lifestyle, development restrictions, and “transportation infrastructure” have shaped who moves to the region and how many homes are being built.

But as more jobs are promised in the future, heads...

Real Estate Investor Meetup - December 11, 2018

We are hosting our final real estate investor meetup of the year and we want you to join us! This month's featured guest speaker is an experienced and trusted general contracting expert, as requested by previous attendees. Gary Jones will provide...

Your Guide to Investing in Washington, DC Real Estate

This is your guide to understanding one of America's top home-flipping markets: Washington, DC. 

Your Guide to Real Estate Investing in Richmond, VA

If you’re thinking about a real estate investment in the near future, Richmond, Virginia is a promising region in southern Virginia that is worth your time, money, and consideration. 

Top Neighborhoods for Real Estate Investment in Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia is rich with possibility when it comes to finding the right places to invest in real estate. Whether you’re looking to do a quick fix and flip, purchasing rental property or think you can simply buy low and sell high on an existing...

Everything You Need to Know About Liens

The word “lien” conjures up images of evil bankers coming for your property, leaving you shivering on the sidewalk. But before you start worrying about liens being placed on your property for some reason, it’s best to educate yourself. We’re here...

Multi-Family Real Estate: A Conversation with Lucas Hall of Landlordology

Multi-family real estate investing is a great way to scale your real estate investment career. To get some deeper insight into the multi-family world, we recently spoke with Lucas Hall, founder of Landlordology. Lucas started his career at 24...

How to Earn Passive Income with Real Estate

Active income is the money earned on work that is performed on a daily basis. Some people have the ability to produce passive income, also referred to as residual or recurring income. Passive income is money you continue to earn after the initial...