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BUILD VALUE FOR INVESTOR CLIENTS

Offer sage advice to borrowers seeking to improve and resell a home Read Here The COVID-19 pandemic has altered many aspects of life. A multitude of work-from-home jobs emerged when offices closed down. As these positions appear to be sticking around, some people are...

A PLATFORM WITH A PURPOSE

Mortgage professionals should use social media to increase their business connections Read Here Social media is a blessing and a curse in today’s society. It delivers us any kind of information we are seeking within seconds, it provides us with entertainment, and in...

REMODELING FACES A BUMPY ROAD

Pandemic-induced supply chain woes are plaguing homeowners and fix-and-flip investors Read Here If one of your clients has tried to facilitate a home remodel or fix-and-flip project, you know that the supply chain has created significant delays and higher costs. Even...

THE FIX-AND-FLIP TREND GOES RURAL

Smaller cities are the new stars in the home-renovation movement Read Here When commercial mortgage lenders and real estate investors pursue a fix-and-flip property, location is arguably the most significant factor in making a deal. From a macro level view of...

TAKE A TUTORIAL ON HARD MONEY LOANS

Read Here There are many misconceptions in the marketplace about hard money loans, as well as some confusion about the differences between hard money lending and private lending. Although the precise definition is debatable and varies by source, a hard money loan is...

BUILD TIES THAT BIND

Read Here As a commercial mortgage broker, it is easy to get caught up in a daily checklist of duties. You should not forget, however, the importance of dedicating time each day to forming and maintaining solid relationships. Building strong ties with clients and...

SEIZE THE DAY

Read Here In recent years, there has been a surge in demand for single-family rental (SFR) homes. Investors have recognized this and are eagerly looking for homes to buy and rent out. And while the SFR market was dominated immediately after the Great Recession by...

POST-PANDEMIC OPPORTUNITIES ARISE FOR PRIVATE LENDERS

Read Here The housing bubble of 2008 ushered in a golden age for hard money and private money lenders. Conventional lending tightened due to worries about the economy while lawmakers in Congress and statehouses debated a host of regulatory changes. Opportunities...

AVOID A FIX-AND-FLOP DISASTER

Read Here Money can cause people to make emotional decisions, but numbers don’t lie. The ability to effectively manage cash is the first skill every small-business owner must master in order to successfully grow — even when the practice feels counterintuitive. So,...

DELEGATE TO ELEVATE

Read Here Commercial mortgage companies typically want to get bigger. As your company grows, however, so do the management challenges. The owners and leaders of growing companies need to learn which tasks to focus on and what to pass on to their employees. Delegating...